FREE College Essay Masterclass & Other Summer Programs

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Just some quick announcements about upcoming events this summer to kick your butt into gear with your college apps and essays!

FREE 1-Hour Essay Masterclass:

(July 7, 2016 in Arcadia, CA; 7:30-8:30pm)
Discover how to find Your most authentic, impressive college essay topic…
even if you don’t know what to write or how to start…
even if you don’t think you’ve done anything impressive…
even if you feel that nothing interesting has ever happened to you…
even if you struggle to express yourself…
even if you believe that you’re a “bad writer.”
RSVP required (free, but spaces are limited)

College Jumpstart Workshop:

A 4-hour seminar to learn the most important strategies to approach your college essays and apps. The major college essay strategies and must-dos will be revealed, so you will be prepared to write an impressive personal statement. You’ll discover how to pick the perfect college topic, even if you don’t know what to write about. You’ll be equipped to express an unforgettable story, as you’re guided through powerful brainstorming, outlining, and reflection exercises to uncover your best quality traits/accomplishments. Furthermore, you’ll be able to stand out in the competitive college field by learning to effectively position your application with a unique application theme and strategy. Learn the power of demonstrating interest, the importance of refining your college list to match your strengths, and the right way to present your activities/extracurriculars. More info HERE.

College Essay Studio:

A 4-day workshop (8 workshop hours + one 90-minute 1-on-1 consultation) spread across 2 weeks. This studio workshop is focused not just on learning strategies or theory, but on actually implementing them. This is a hands-on WORKSHOP, so students will be actually writing throughout the program and receiving personalized feedback to improve their message, create clarity and organization, and add eloquence to their words.

The goal is to develop a final or near final draft for the main Common App essay or 2 University of California personal insight questions by the end of the program. Get 1-on-1 feedback and learn to brainstorm properly, develop deep analysis, and polish your most important essay(s). More info HERE.

College Application Summit:

Our most comprehensive program, an 8-day intensive workshop that covers everything from writing impressive college essays that get at the heart of who you are (even if you’re a “bad writer”), to developing an effective application strategy to stand out (even if you don’t have a perfect GPA or test scores). 35 hours of live workshop time, including three individual 1-on-1 consultations with expert college counselors and an Ivy League admissions essay consultant. More info HERE.

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