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College Application and Essay Writing 101 Flex

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In this 6 week course, students will learn how to write essays for the Common App, Coalition and individual college platforms.

Class Experience

US Grade 9 - 12
6 lessons//6 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Understanding the College Application Landscape
Introduction to the college application process Types of colleges and universities Identifying personal preferences and priorities Researching colleges and creating a shortlist
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Crafting a Standout Application
Overview of common application components Strategies for showcasing academic achievements and extracurricular activities Understanding recommendation letters and how to request them Building a well-rounded application profile
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Writing Powerful Personal Statements
Importance of the personal statement or essay Brainstorming techniques for compelling topics Crafting an engaging narrative and structure Editing and revising effectively
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Exploring the purpose of the personal statement: showcasing personality, interests, and unique qualities Overview of the basic structure: introduction, body, and conclusion Importance of capturing the reader's attention with an engaging opening Discussion on effective storytelling techniques and the power of narrative
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Writing and Revising
Importance of authenticity and honesty in personal statements Strategies for selecting and developing a compelling narrative Techniques for descriptive writing and creating vivid imagery Tips for maintaining a consistent tone and voice throughout the essay Revision and editing: refining language, improving clarity, and polishing the final draft
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Final Draft and Final Touches
Complete and submit final draft. Follow up on recommendations. Revise college list
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weekly or $180 for all content
6 pre-recorded lessons
6 weeks of teacher support
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1 year of access to the content

Ages: 14-18

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