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Ten Steps to Writing a Successful College Application Essay

Monday, September 12, 2022

7:00-8:00PM

This is a virtual event.

A Bloc of Writers will provide guidance and tips on how to:

  • tackle the Common Application essay prompts and various supplemental essays;

  • select appropriate topics and themes;

  • brainstorm ideas for essays;

  • organize and focus the essays;

  • avoid common mistakes.

High school students and their parents are welcome to attend!

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Writing a Book

Getting Personal

OUR SELF-PACED, VIRTUAL COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING CLASS

Want to write your Common App personal statement before you head back to school?

College application essays have become more important in recent years. Yet students are often stumped — and stressed out — by the idea of the personal essay…. something schools rarely teach. Not to worry! Our affordable online class offers students step-by-step instructions on how to ace the Common App essay.

STUDENTS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO 6 LESSONS, WHICH INCLUDE:

  • 12 brainstorming and writing exercises to help you generate ideas for the Common App personal statement and the college-specific supplemental essays

  • 8 bookmarks (links to helpful videos, articles, blog posts, and essays)

  • 6 pro tips for writing a winning essay

The class includes a one-hour meeting via Zoom with an expert college essay coach who will offer one-on-one feedback on the first draft of the Common App personal statement.

In this class, students will:

  • Learn the various elements of a compelling personal essay;

  • Find out what college admissions officers are – and aren’t — looking for in a college essay;

  • Perform writing exercises designed to make your writing more powerful, descriptive, and effective; 

  • Learn how to avoid common mistakes;

  • Understand how to organize and focus essays;

  • Read several successful college admissions essays;

  • Conquer writer’s block;

  • Learn how to transform ordinary life experiences into extraordinary stories!

  • Develop an original essay idea and turn it into the first draft of your Common App personal statement;

There’s no need to watch endless hours of boring videos! Sign up today for our quick, self-paced class so you can write your essay and enjoy the rest of your summer.

THE DETAILS

The cost is $299. There are spots reserved for low-income students who will attend free of charge. Email Michele@ablocofwriters.com for more information.

Online Class