Avalon College Advising is offering two different college essay workshops this summer for students in the class of 2022 applying to UC and Common Application colleges. The workshops are taught in a seminar format with the intention of students finishing their college essay/s by the end of the multi day course. Space is very limited.

UC Personal Insight Essays
DATES: June 14,16,18 6:00 – 9:00 pm via zoom.
Extensive draft reviews throughout the week. Essays to be completed by Friday, June 18.
FEE: $1,800*

Option to Add:
Common Application Essays
DATES: June 15,17 5:00 – 8:00 pm via zoom.
Extensive draft reviews throughout the week. Essays to be completed by Friday, June 18.
FEE: + $700* (total cost for both workshops $2500)

The class will:
-Provide brainstorming techniques to help students discover their writer’s voice.
-Navigate students in finding their individual stories.
-Discuss which essay question best suits each student.
-Prepare outline structures to begin the writing process.
-Provide detailed commentary and feedback within 24 hours and emailed to students.
-Expect on average about 4-5 essay drafts per essay.
-Implement vocabulary and clarify sentence structure to ensure a clear, written essay.
-Work with a top notch teaching team that has reviewed over 1,000 college essay drafts!

Students will commit to:
-Working thoroughly on each suggested aspect of the essay provided by our faculty team.
-Staying attentive to all details.
-Following specific guidelines and schedules to ensure each draft is revised in a timely manner. Drafts expected daily during the
entire week of the workshop.
-Bringing a personal laptop.
-Maintaining integrity throughout the writing process.
-Students should expect to have final college essays completed by the end of the workshop.

Important reminders:
-Faculty members will not write any part of the college essay. Essays will be the student’s work.
-Faculty members will provide feedback for students to incorporate into their revisions.

*10% tuition discount applied before May 1.
Limited scholarships available. Please contact us to discuss.