Introduction to Writing College Essays Part 2: Structure and Review

EDUC 847.1

Writing a college essay isn't easy. Learn the essential skills that students need to compose college essays. Included topics: brainstorming, identifying suitable prompts, structuring the essay, managing drafts, and final editing.

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What you can learn.

  • Gain an understanding of the adolescent's developmental stage of writing
  • Learn the three principles of essay review: content, structure, and polish
  • Understand the ethical approach to supporting students in college essay structure and review
  • Understand the various types of essays such as personal statements, personal insight questions, and college-specific supplements
  • Master techniques for structuring essay reviews and management
  • Identify different approaches for helping students navigate and maintain their voice throughout the writing and editing process

About this course:

Writing of the college essay is often an essential component of a student’s college application. The student’s voice needs to be authentic and clear in their college applications. In particular, understanding how to brainstorm and structure college essays is an essential skill for students to understand. Essential elements of identifying the right essay prompt to answer, structuring the essay, managing multiple essay drafts, to the final polish process are covered in this course. This is part two of a two course series, with an introduction to the structure and review process of college essays. The ideal participant for this course is an aspiring college advisor, current secondary school counselor, CBO advisor or other professional working in college advisement who seeks to expand his or her experiential knowledge of college admissions essays. It is not required to take Introduction to Writing the College Essay Part 1: Brainstorming before taking this course, however, taking Part 1 before Part 2 is highly recommended.

Winter 2024 Schedule

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Instructor: Cyndy McDonald
397160
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ENROLL BY: Mar 1, 2024
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Spring 2024 Schedule

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Instructor: Cyndy McDonald
397134
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ENROLL BY: Apr 5, 2024
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Instructor: Nagla Orlando
397266
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ENROLL BY: May 10, 2024
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No refunds after May 11, 2024

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