College Application/Essay Writing Seminar

Small group application essay seminars, limited to five clients per session, begin on June 9th, 2017, continuing through August. The first session will be at the Lafayette Public Library. Early sessions will focus on the Common Application and U.C. application essay prompts. July sessions look at Ivy League and other prompts and writing situations. We will unpack the prompts and look at the various aspects of the writing situation, including your audience and goals, and you will start your college essays with my help. Seminars run two hours. I offer a free sample edit when your first draft of your first application essay is complete, which includes general review comments and an example of how I line edit, using a section of your essay.

College Application Essay Writing Seminar - Kevin Dohmen
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Small group application essay seminars, limited to five clients per session, begin on June 9th, in Lafayette. Early sessions will focus on the Common Application and U.C. application essay prompts. We will unpack the prompts and look at the various aspects of the writing situation, including your audience and goals. Learn more about who will evaluate your application, from college admissions officers to outside readers, and explore the various essay types along with the clichés to avoid, then start your college essays with my help. We move from a collaborative model, as I introduce and we discuss the essay prompts and process, to independent writing as you begin your first essay. Introductory seminars run two hours, with an additional hour of writing and development to launch your essay. I offer a free sample edit when your first draft is complete, which includes general review comments and an example of how I line edit, using a section of your essay. Ivy League and other essay sessions to follow later in June and July. Space will be limited. These seminars are primarily for current high school juniors, to prepare for college applications. One-on-one essay coaching is also available on arrangement.


Kevin Dohmen - College Application Essay Seminar.

College application & college essay seminar free to BHS seniors in Sept. See Ms Richardson in 215. Funded by grant from Bev Ed Foundation
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The main objective of this course is to teach high-school students how to write a personal statement for their college applications.Wondering how you're going to describe yourself in 500 words? Talk about your dreams without using cliches? Don't you want to set yourself apart from the rest of the college-bound hopefuls? In this week-long seminar, students will receive hands-on training in how to write a well-crafted college admissions essay. Together, we will discuss strategies for constructing a personal profile and translating yourself into a specific and engaging essay.By the end of the week, students will have written and “work-shopped” a draft of their personal statement, a major step in preparing for the application process.