OUR EXPERIENCE IS:
- Personal: We DO NOT have a one-size-fits all approach. Our sessions are personalized to the needs of each student while providing them with the most current and relevant advice from admissions officers.
- Authentic: All of our sessions center on helping our students find their unique selves. We help them find a unique lens on their life experiences. Through this experience our students grow far beyond the boundaries of the college application process.
- Connected: We strive to make a personal connection with our students. We have built successful teaching careers by committing to knowing our students first. We strive to build relationships with students that will allow them to reach their full potential.
- Professional: Courses are taught by current, award-winning, College Board approved AP Language and Composition teachers with more than 15 years college admissions experience. This expertise helps translates to us to help students craft unique essays and applications that stand out amongst the crowd of thousands.
College Application and Essay Bootcamp (includes ALL of the below):
Teaching Seminar:includes what colleges look for in applicants, current admissions trends, writing skills that help shape your unique voice, successful college essay samples, individualized essay topic selection and essay approaches. Specific description below.
College Application:guided work in your application with specific techniques for completing the often “overlooked” sections that will help a student stand out.
Personal Essay: a polished, 650 word personal essay produced in a writing workshop atmosphere featuring one-on-one conferencing and feedback. Specific description below.
College Writing Supplements: receive a Supplement Tip Sheet and examples that will help you write any supplements or scholarship essays you may have to write throughout the college application process.
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This College Essay Seminar is a two hour, interactive seminar focusing on the tools and skills necessary for writing the college essay. Our College Essay Seminar is the foundation for most of our packages. Past student feedback indicates that the seminar was essential to their successes.
While you can submit an essay for feedback without a seminar, it is not recommended as the process is more challenging when the students are not operating from a set skills to approach the essay.
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This package is designed to allow students to craft and complete their college essays. In addition to gaining writing skills that will carry them through college, students will gain the intangible knowledge of how to present their “best” selves not only to admissions officers but future scholarship committees and employers. These courses allow students to have more “face-time” with instructors and provide the most direct feedback. The Boot Camps also provide the structure and accountability that students need to complete a an essay in the summer. Click on the link for more information.
Online Submissions are designed for those students that have completed what they consider close to a final draft of their essay or supplements (this student is most likely a strong writer and has a clear understanding of their schools and prompt). Online Submissions are conducted 100% electronically with no “face-time” with instructors. Click on the link for more information.
This package allows students to choose to attend as many two hour Bootcamps sessions as they would like. It provides the face-to-face interaction and direct feedback that some students seek and allows them to attend the sessions around busy schedules. Click on the link for more information.
These are designed for those students that have completed what they consider close to a final draft of their essay or supplements (this student is most likely a strong writer and has a clear understanding of their school and their prompt). Online Submissions are conducted 100% electronically with no “face-time” with instructors. Three readings of a Common Application essay or up to 650 words of supplements. Click on the link for more information.
The course is designed to provide both test prep strategies and foundational skills in reading, writing, and math that will transfer to college and beyond. Each session will have 5 classes, each class is 2.5 hours.