College Admissions Essay | Writing the Personal Statement for College App FLEX

In this 8-week course, students get organized and write an effective college admissions essay in response to any prompt, including the common and coalition apps, or a school-specific prompt.
Meg Connolly, Certified ELA Teacher
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How does aFlexible Schedulecourse work?

No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will end the course with the second draft of their college essay, with written feedback from at least one peer and the teacher.
There will be homework each week. All activities will be centered around preparing for, writing, or revising the college essay.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
At the end of the course, I will provide written, individualized feedback to each student, along with a mock college essay rubric for their use.
No live meetings, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
We will be using flipgrid for asynchronous video-chat discussions. This is a free third-party tool that requires users to create accounts. 
I will be providing resources and handouts at every step of the way to help students stay on track and produce effective work.


Meg Connolly, Certified ELA Teacher
Lives in the United States
Engaging, Creative, & Rigorous ELA
4 total reviews
15 completed classes

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