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Fast, Fun and Done: College Application Essay Writing Workshop


July 26, 2014

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For ages 13 to 18 years

Fast, Fun and Done:

College Application Essay Writing Workshop

This intensive three-day workshop, taught by instructor Alissa Torres, will provide

incoming high school seniors with an opportunity to create standout college application

essays in a fun, fast-paced, and supportive environment. 


Day 1

Saturday, July 26, 2014

10:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m. (with a one hour lunch break)

Students will "try on" each of the five common application essay prompts. Students will learn about the "writer's voice," how it functions, and its overall importance in their essays. We will also discuss the qualities that make an essay great, along with grammar issues, and editing strategies.


Day 2

Thursday, July 31, 2014

5:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Come prepared with a draft of your essay to work on editing, and giving and receiving constructive feedback.


Day 3

Saturday, August 9, 2014

1:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.

Come prepared with a draft of your essay to finish editing. We will end class with a celebration of our accomplishments!

Registration is for all three classes. Class will meet on three alternate days, with students performing some additional work when class is not in session. Please email with questions regarding this workshop.

Location: Mid-Manhattan Library, 2nd Floor

Registration is now closed for this event

More Info

  • Class Format: Hands on
  • Audience: Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years), Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)

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