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College Essay | 5-Week Workshop to Write the College Application Essay

Christina Gil
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From inspiration to finished essay in 5 fun weeks. With engaging writing activities, focused lessons, discussion, sample essays, plus feedback and specific suggestions for revision and editing from a teacher with 20+ years of experience.

Class Experience

US Grade 9 - 12
This class is taught in English.
  • Students will have a finished college application essay by the end of the course, but more importantly, they will improve as writers and gain valuable skills that they can apply to any kind of writing.
Over the course of the past 20+ years, as a high school teacher and homeschool teacher, I think I've helped somewhere in the range of 1500 students to write college application or personal essays.  I've seen a lot!  And over that time I've really honed down the specific elements of what makes a good essay.  I've also figured out how to make essay writing fun and engaging.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Frequency: available upon request
Feedback: available upon request
Details: Some writing outside of class including an essay draft and revisions. We might schedule workshop times to work silently together for accountability and company.
Frequency: available upon request
Details: Students will not receive a grade for the class, but I will offer plenty of feedback on student work.
Frequency: available upon request
Students will need a way to write (notebook and pen, computer program, whatever they prefer).
Joined October, 2023
Teacher expertise and credentials
Hi there!  My name is Christina, and I have been helping teens to improve their writing, think critically, and find a love for literature for over two decades.  I teach college application essay classes, and I also love poetry, Shakespeare, the... 
Group Class


weekly or $200 for 5 classes
1x per week, 5 weeks
50 min

Completed by 1 learner
Live video meetings
Ages: 14-18
3-5 learners per class

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