Free College Essay Application Writing Workshop

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Thursday, September 7, 2017
Contact: Kanya Lyons, 512-974-7379

Free College Essay Application Writing Workshop

Free College Essay Application Writing Workshop

Saturday, September 9, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Ruiz Branch, 1600 Grove Blvd.
Open to 12th Graders Only

College application essays can be daunting, but getting a guided head-start helps relieve stress and amplifies ownership of the process. In this two-hour workshop, writing coach Laurie Filipelli will help students honor their own personal stories, discover their authentic beliefs, and hone the writing and self-presentation skills needed for success in college and beyond. Students will receive step-by-step advice and individualized feedback as they engage in practical writing exercises.

In order to participate, high-school seniors are required to complete and submit a preliminary self-reflection and essay first-draft no later than Tuesday, September 5. To request documents and begin the registration process, email programs director Cecily Sailer at

Learn more about writing coach Laurie Filipelli, and discover additional writing tips at Mighty Writing.