San Juan USD: College Readiness – Writing a Stand-Out College Essay
For many seniors, writing the college essay is the most intimidating step in the college admissions process, but it doesn’t have to be. The trick is to do two things. One, learn how to brainstorm ideas that not everyone else is writing about. Two, forget everything you were taught in school about writing. Okay, maybe not everything, but to write an essay that stands out from the crowd requires a style of writing that is not academic in nature. In this session, you will learn about how to choose a topic and then combine compelling storytelling and self-reflection to create a winner.