Personal Essay II

Expand your knowledge of what makes personal essays strong in this course for those familiar with personal essay basics.
Starting at $695.00
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.

Winter 2019 Schedule

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

Instructor: Yelizaveta Renfro
56 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.


Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Contact Us

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

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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