Wed. May 2, 2018 Spring College Application Essay Class

Secrets for a Strong College Application Essay

Old Liberty High School
7265 N Ann Arbor St
Saline, Michigan
May 2, 2018  7-8:30

Class ID: 9010
For students and/or parents
(734) 401-4020 to register


Wondering what to write on your college application essay? Debbie Merion from can help! Learn what admissions officers are looking for, how to find your best topic, how to bring out your unique writing voice, engaging ways to emphasize your strengths without bragging, and how parents can help. Discuss and take home helpful handouts and samples of winning essays. If you have essay drafts (totally optional), bring them for feedback from the instructor. Expect to leave class energized, with a jumpstart on writing your best college essay.

Here is what students and parents said they learned in this College Application Essay class  on May 2, 2018:

-When editing, anything you write still has to have your language, and sound like what you’d say.

–As a parent, wait to be asked for input.

–It might take a month or five drafts to get the essay right.  It’s a process.

–You can be confident and specific when sharing details without sounding boastful or arrogant.  It’s OK to be positive about yourself.

–Using sensory information and imagery is helpful in your essay.

–Choosing a topic that is fun for you to write and enjoyable for the reader to read is important.  Also, quantify!

–Write as a way to find your best idea.