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'How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement' Workshop: Saturday, August 14th

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How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement

When? 9am - 10:30am PT
Where? Zoom

Write A College Essay That Stands Out!

Kate, an expert essay coach, leads college essay workshops at schools and organizations all over the world. Kate has worked with hundreds of students who have gone on to be accepted to dozens of the world’s top colleges, including Yale University, Columbia University, Stanford, NYU, Brown, Berkeley, UPenn, USC, Oberlin, Barnard, Rice, and many more.


What Students Learn in This Workshop:

  • How to start writing your essay today!
  • How to brainstorm content, ideas, and examples.
  • Identify their strongest stories.
  • Students will receive coaching on how to structure, format, and write their college essays
  • Students will leave motivated, inspired, and ready to write a great college essay!
  • What is my most powerful story? And how do I make my story come alive?
  • How do I format my essay?
  • What do I value?
  • What qualities am I bringing to my future college campus?
  • How do I "show" my story vs. "tell" my story?

Workshop Breakdowns

'How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement' Workshop:

  • Tools for Brainstorming
  • 3 Epic Content Creation Exercises: Essences Objects, 21 Details, + Islands of Personality
  • [What I Think Are] 4 Qualities of a Great College Essay!
  • What Is the Purpose of a College Essay?
  • Narrative vs. Montage Structure: How to Structure Your Personal Statement
  • Breakdown Analysis of "The Best College Essays I Could Find"
  • Two Easy Techniques for Outlining Your Essays!
  • Q & A
  • Length: 90 minutes


Here’s what students and parents shared from previous years:

"The whole essay writing process became less stressful and more of a journey...like a panic attack being redirected into a guided brainstorm meditation. Under Kate's tutelage, she became more focused, confident and creative in her writing ability."
— Lisa, Parent
"At first my son was reluctant to try a coach. I think he just didn't think it would help him. But, after their first meeting he said: “Oh my god, she just made everything clearer". Do yourself a favor and hire Kate."
— Sharde, Parent
"Kate took my essays to the next level and coached me into writing creatively. Kate also helped me voice my own opinions. In the end, her guidance led to intriguing essays that were entirely and honestly me. The essays I wrote with Kate helped me get into my dream school: Duke University."
— Harshita, Student
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