Free College Essay Workshop, June 2017
June 12 and 19, 5-8pm
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This workshop will guide participants through preparing and revising a successful college admission essay. Instructors will focus on Common Application essay prompts and techniques, but motivated participants may work on other prompts as well. Participants will receive individualized feedback and edits from local writing professionals, and work through multiple revisions of their essay. While sessions include time for guided writing exercises and essay development, participants are expected to complete some writing outside of class.
For: College-bound, class of 2018 students.
Total students: 15
Instructors: Primary instruction provided by an engaging and experienced former College and Career Counselor. Additional essay review and workshop support provided by a team of Story Works volunteers (including writers, teachers, lawyers, professors, print and radio journalists, and others who write and evaluate writing in their professional lives).
When: 5:00-8:00 PM on June 12 and 19, 2017
Where: Story Works Alaska/Spirit of Youth/Alaska Teen Media Institute, 203 W. 15th Ave., Anchorage, AK, 99501
Pizza: Will be provided at all sessions. (If you cannot eat pizza, please let us know and we will try to provide other food options for you.)
Cost: Free to all participants.
*Donations welcome but completely optional. Donations support Story Works Alaska, a nonprofit offering college essay and story workshops.*