Writing the College Essay - A Summer Course

June 23-27, 2014;  9-11 a.m.; 12-2 p.m.

Both sessions are now closed.

Get a jump start on your college application!  Learn the process of developing an effective college essay, personal statement, and free responses in this informative and dynamic summer course.  As a class, students and the instructor will identify and examine the salient characteristics of successful essays through roundtable discussion, individual conferencing, and peer editing.  At the conclusion of the course, students will have developed their essay's sense of purpose, presence of voice, and clarity of theme.  Students with all levels of writing ability are invited to attend.  (Please note - this course is open to boys and girls in high school.  Students do not have to be enrolled at the Mount to attend.)   Cost: $200 


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