The Personal Essay—Discovering Content and Learning Structure

  • We will use three separate exercises to discover what it is you want to tell colleges about yourself. Come ready to think and feel. 
  • With two examples you will learn the narrative style essay outline and grasp how paragraphs work together to create interest and convey your character. 
  • We will discuss FAQs on college essays, tips for the Common App Personal Essay and the UC Personal Insight Questions.
  • You will have 30 minutes of writing time to get started on your essay or a solid essay outline.
  • You will receive an Essay Editing Checklist.

Date & Time:   Saturday, June 17th 9:30-11:30AM.  Please arrive ten minutes early!
Location:         475 Calle Lippizana, Goleta, CA 93117.  (Exit 116 El Capitan Ranch Rd)  Gate Code required—will be sent with registration confirmation.

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