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College Preparation Writing--College Application Essay Workshop!

In this four week workshop, students will develop their perfect college application essay to aid their path to successful admission!
Molly McGill, M.A.
810 total reviews for this teacher
New class
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$32 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 4 weeks
50 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

In this workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of preparing a college application essay, including

--Methods for choosing an appropriate topic
--Outlining your ideas
--Using strong, formal language
--Avoiding wordiness and working with a strict word count
--Highlighting personal achievements in a unique manner
--Evaluating your work for errors and edits
I have been teaching at the university level for nearly four years and have graded and edited hundreds of papers from college freshmen in those years. Further, I have workshopped college application essays with students for nearly seven years. I hope to help develop writing skills in high school aged children in this class to prevent many of the common errors I see in university application essays!  
Students will be expected to participate in homework activities that build on their college essays, including outlines, brainstorming activities, and writing the final essay. 
Grades provided upon request. Feedback provided on the learner's essay week-to-week.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Work will be submitted via Google Classroom for easy evaluation and access to feedback.
We will use the annual prompts for the Common App. Students are welcome to bring other prompts for their applications with them.


Molly McGill, M.A.
Lives in the United States
College Professor, Art Historian, Writing Coach, Animation Historian, Disney Expert
810 total reviews
820 completed classes

About Me

Hello Outschool families! My name is Molly McGill and I am so excited to be teaching on the Outschool platform and sharing what I love with students from all over the world. I earned my Masters in art history from the University of Colorado, where... 
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