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Live Workshops (In Person or Online)

Workshop A:
Introduction to the College
Application Essay
Time: 2 Hours
  • What the essay is (and isn’t).

  • What the essay does.

  • Why colleges may ask for one.

  • Rhetorical analysis of sample essays.


Transferable skills:

  • Active and rhetorical reading.

  • Writing an unfamiliar genre.

Workshop B:
Workshop A + Figuring Out What (and How) to Write
Time: 4.5 Hours
Workshop C:
Workshop A + B +
Writing the First Full Draft
Time: 7 Hours
  • Choosing a topic.

  • Generating stories.

  • Adding narration, description, and reflection.

  • Organizing.


Transferable skills:

  • Telling a big story with small details.

  • Writing with specificty and focus.

  • Tools for drafting.

  • Strategies for revision.

  • Structured writing time.

  • Overcoming procrastination and perfectionism.

  • Access to the on-demand workshop with additional content, message board, and drop-in office hours.


Transferable skills:

  • Project management.

  • Asking for/offering useful feedback.

On-Demand Workshop

8 Modules with Tutorial Videos, Activities, and Printouts
  • All of the content from Workshop C above.

  • Bonus tutorials.

  • Bonus tips and tools.

  • Message board for Q and A.

  • Zoom drop-in office hours for ongoing support.

  • Start today!

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