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09/04/2019

what would be a catchy title for a scholarship essay about why i should win a scholarship?

QUESTION
what would be a catchy title for a scholarship essay about why i should win a scholarship?
my essay has about a barrier i faced, my academic plans about going to college, about how my commitment to school is very important to me and about tht i should win the scholarship because it would really make a difference and will make me want to succeed in life even more. so i just need a title tht will catch the readers attention

ANSWER
Since it is a college essay, the title isn’t as important as the content. If this were a short story or article of some kind, the title would mean everything. But whoever reads the essays is going to read the essay no matter what the title is. While catchy may indicate a clever writing style, it’s really the message in the essay that is going to win the scholarship.

Having said that, is there a central theme in your essay that the title could refer to? The goal is to be clever but not too cliched. A play on words is often a simple way to make a phrase or title stand out. A statement that could have multiple meanings has impact. Or find a phrase you wrote that you are proud of that has meaning throughout the essay. Does the scholarship have a name or theme that your title could directly address?

Without knowing your writing style or reading your essay it is really a shot in the dark to come up with title ideas. But, here goes — “Committing the Time” “The Guide to My Life” “No Easy Path to Success” “Falling Down, Getting Up” “Assessment of my Academic Ambition” “Why I Didn’t Have the Answers”