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Creative Approaches to Writing the College Application Essay

Writing a compelling college application essay is a significant challenge for many students. This course employs a variety of experiences, prompts, and writing exercises to help you write essays that are narratively compelling, audience directed, persuasive, and unique to each writer. Learn strategies for overcoming writer’s block, identifying audience needs, and solving problems that will serve you not only as you draft your essays, but also as you transition to college. By the end of the workshop, you will have written a complete draft of a college application essay.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • A complete draft of a college application essay
  • Strategies for overcoming writer’s block, identifying audience needs, and solving problems

Ideal for

  • High school students in grades 9–12
  • High school students interested in perfecting their college application essay

1 section

  • Fall 2018

    • Section

      001
    • Semester

      Fall 2018
    • Date

      Oct 13 - Dec 8
    • Day

      Saturday
    • Time

      9:00AM-12:30PM
      • In-Person
    • Format

      In-Person
      • In-Person
    • Sessions

      5
    • Faculty

      Young, Rasheda
    • Location

      Washington Square
    Please complete the online application to enroll.