Mon, Jun 19|
College Admissions Workshop #2: Essentials of a Standout Personal Statement
As college admissions have been getting so competitive in recent years, with many colleges having gone with test-optional admissions, your admission essays will take a critical role in making your application stand out. How can you write a unique personal statement?
Time & Location
Jun 19, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
About the event
This webinar will be focused on the following topics:
- The Commonapp Personal Statement: What Works and what Doesn't
- How to Plan a Personal Statement: from Brainstorming to the Final Draft
- What Admissions Offices Look for in your Essay
Guest Speaker: Mr. Alexander
Alexander studied political science at Yale University. Growing up in Rye, NY, Alexander was a top graduate of Rye Country Day School. Throughout his time in high school, he developed a deep passion for writing and debate. Today, Alexander continues to explore different writing styles, while also advocating for a local disabled community with activist groups. He teaches narrative writing, college essay writing, AP history, and personalized essay coaching classes at Thetaworks Academy.