Personal Essay II

WRITING X 422.2
Expand your knowledge of what makes personal essays strong in this course for those familiar with personal essay basics.
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Classroom
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Explore life-changing moments alongside little decisions that set you on a new path
  • Write and revise at least one personal essay about your own life
  • Identify publication opportunities and the best markets for your work

About this course:

Unlike fiction, personal essay offers an opportunity to explore the choices you've made, whether life-changing moments or those little decisions that set us on a new course. Through this exploration, you come to a better understanding of family dynamics, and how events from the past have affected the choices you make today. In this course, you expand your knowledge of what makes an essay stronger, more compelling, more honest. This course guides you to write and revise one or more personal essays to be submitted for publication and to pinpoint the best markets and outlets for your work.

Spring 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens 04 Feb 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Victoria Zackheim
366426
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 04 Feb 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Antonia Crane
366427
Fee:
$665.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Apr 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Apr 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Apr 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed May 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed May 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed May 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed May 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Jun 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Jun 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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