Classes & Workshops

Ages: 14 & Up

Writing Your College Admissions Essay


Location: WAB – 740 University Ave.

JY17-B02

Learn to write impressive essays for admission applications, the kind that wow admissions officers by what you say and how you say it, and that advertise you: creative, curious, intelligent, hard-working, involved. We will analyze the six options for the Common Application personal essay and examine some common traps each essay question can set for you. You should also bring any specific essay questions from schools to which you want to apply. We will practice with the real thing and give each other feedback. Each student will also receive personal feedback from the instructor and will leave at the end of the week with a completed essay.

 

If you would like to make a request for an accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 10 days prior to the event.

 

To register for this class, or to get more information, please call (585)-473-2590 x107.