As any writer will know they are not the best person to look for any errors or omissions in their work. Read it through certainly pick up some obvious mistakes of course. However being too close to your writing is one of the reasons that book editors exist and of course the same applies to essay writing.
Write a plan: youll be pleased that you did Get your child to write a brief list-plan of the topics that their essay needs to cover. Even a short plan is better than no plan at all and will start to give the writer a feeling that completing an essay on that topic is well within their grasp. If your child is a visual learner move away from the desk and go to a neutral space. Grab a large sheet of blank A3 paper and some coloured pens and brainstorm a mind map or sketch plan of what the essay should contain. Using pictures lines circles and arrows will all help the visual learner grasp the task at hand and help them see what they have to do.
You can also check with your local WorkForce career center. This is the same place that you would go if you needed file for unemployment. WorkForce offers more than just unemployment benefits they offer certain types of job training employment help and college admissions help. They will have scholarship essay examples that are specific to the type of essay you need to write. The more tailored made your essay is the better your chances are for winning your scholarship.