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Essay Boot Camp- Sat 8/5 & Wed 8/9

For rising Seniors who want to get ahead in their college applications

  • 175 US dollars
  • Heritage Center Drive

Service Description

Many students find essay writing the most challenging part of the college application process. Briley College Consulting is here to help. We are offering summer Essay boot camps for rising Seniors who want to get ahead of the application process. Students will learn how to turn everyday experiences into compelling stories that will help them catch the attention of admissions counselors. College Essay Boot Camp takes students through Steps 1-4 of the ten-step Wow Method. Objectives: At the conclusion of the three-hour workshop, students will: Understand the concept of “knowing your audience” Understand the concept that “an application essay is a story about you” Understand that every writer has a unique writing voice Explore experiences to write a about in an application essay, and choose a topic Understand the importance of details Have a theme for one essay and understand that a theme has two parts: 1) What happened? And 2) Why does it matter? Understand that they are not writing about a static topic; rather, they are writing about an experience (what happened) and what they learned/gained from it (why does it matter?) Understand the importance of writing a college essay while in a fun and relaxed environment! Understand “why this college” essay prompts Receive one free edit of a first draft of student's Personal Statement Time Commitment 3 hours Student Materials Students should come to the workshop prepared to write. They will need paper and a pen. A laptop or tablet is optional.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • 1752 Heritage Center Dr, Wake Forest, NC, USA


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