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College Applications-How to Write a Standout Common App Essay

Day(s): Wednesdays
Date(s): 6/14, 7/12, 8/9, 9/13
Time(s): 6-8pm
Class Location: 1861 Room
Instructor: Alice Moody of Platinum Pen Consulting
Ages: Rising Seniors
Level: All
Minimum Number of Students 3
Fee: $100 per workshop

Writing a standout Common App Essay increases your odds of turning a college's 'Maybe' into a resounding 'YES!'

Enjoy a fast-paced and FUN, two-hour workshop! This workshop gives students the opportunity to take advantage of the ONLY part of a college application that is uniquely you. By the end of the workshop, students will be able to walk out the door confident, full of ideas and ready to write! Students may sign up for one or more workshops as needed!

Topics covered include:
 What colleges want and do not want to know, brainstorming techniques, what every narrative story must have, model essays, what really makes an essay meaningful and memorable, and much more.

About the instructor:
Alice Moody, founder of Platinum Pen Consulting, is an experienced writer,editor, tutor, and workshop leader. As an essay writing coach, based on the North Shore of Chicago, she has helped countless students capture their authentic voice and write compellon essays.


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