Thursday, May 24 at 6:30 pm
High school students and their parents are invited to come learn about the art and science of writing the personal essay while gaining insights about the role such essays play in the application process. Ask any college applicant, (or that person’s parent) and you’re sure to hear that writing personal essays is one of the most stressful parts of the application—for everyone. Presenter Jessie Grearson of Essay Art will offer you some concrete guidance about how to choose topics strategically, how to approach the topic selection and writing process efficiently—and how to maintain family peace while doing so. Offering concrete dos and don’ts, her presentation will help dispel some of the confusion that surrounds this important opportunity to introduce yourself to admissions readers. A writer and writing teacher for over 30 years, and a college essay advisor since 2003, Jessie Grearson has helped hundreds of college bound students navigate this special writing challenge. *Door Prize* Attendees are invited to register for a chance to win a free topic brainstorming consultation with Jessie.