College Essay Workshop


September 23rd 1-5 pm

As if the pain of standardized tests wasn’t enough, now there’s the personal essay. Whether you’re using the CommonApp or crafting a piece for a specific school, it can be hard to get started. Relax. In this hands-on workshop, we introduce a handful of proven essay-writing strategies to capture your ideas, and revision strategies to make your writing stronger. We will also provide opportunities for peer–and instructor–led feedback to help you improve your piece. Participants leave the workshop with more confidence, solid draft, new skills for revising and editing, and feedback for next steps. Every participant is eligible for one free follow-up call or FaceTime with Mr. Peha or Miss Margot for additional essay-writing feedback after the workshop.

If possible, please come with one or two essay prompts from your selected schools and/or the Comm App.

The workshop leaders are educator and author,  Steve Peha and journalist  Margot Lester, the local duo behind the multiple award-winning book,  Be a Better Writer.

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