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Application Prep: Writing College Admission Essays


During this week-long seminar and workshop created by Writers in the Schools (WITS), you’ll read and analyze well-crafted memoirs and essays to practice techniques that you can apply to your college essays. Your instructor will walk you through the rules and guidelines of successful application essays to help you craft a unique narrative for personal statements and other essays. By the end of the week, you’ll be one step ahead with an essay written and revised, ready to submit to the college admission office.

Age Group

10th Grade to 12th Grade (Ages 15 to 18)

Who will like this Course?

Students who have begun to think about their college applications and are prepared to give it their best.

Recommended Prerequisites

Students already applying, or about to apply, for college admission.

June 8 to 12 - Monday to Friday

UH-Downtown (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)
St. Thomas More Parish School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)
Our Lady of the Lake University - Houston Campus (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 15 to 19 - Monday to Friday

Cornerstone Christian Academy (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)
Nolan Ryan Jr. High School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

June 22 to 26 - Monday to Friday

Faith West School (Full Day - 9 am to 4 pm)

Full Day (ONE Week)

Tuition: $ 325

On or Before March 31, 2020
$ 295
April 1, 2020 to May 18, 2020
$ 305
On or After May 19, 2020
$ 325

University of Houston-Downtown
1 Main Street, Suite 716N
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 221-8032

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