College Essay Writing

This is your chance to tell your story.
Jul 8 - Jul 12
Jul 15 - Jul 19
Jul 22 - Jul 26
Anna Fairs

About the program

This class will guide you through essential techniques for compelling college essay writing. Each day will focus on key aspects of the writing process, such as understanding the purpose of a college essay, selecting a strong topic, and developing a personal writing style!

Through a mix of lectures, discussions, workshops, and peer reviews, you’ll learn to deconstruct essay questions, brainstorm effectively, and select topics that reflect your unique story. From brainstorming ideas to polishing your final draft, we’ll be by your side every step of the way.

This course will meet daily from 10:00AM -12:00PM (Monday-Friday) and require an internet connection and access to Zoom. The instructor will have 1:1 sessions with each student to offer personal feedback.

Skills you will learn

  • Understand the Purpose of a College Essay
  • Deconstruct Essay Questions, Brainstorm, and Select Topics
  • Develop a Personal Writing Style
  • Craft an Engaging Introduction and Conclusion
  • Edit and Revise Your Work

Please note: All information is subject to change at the discretion of UVA Northern Virginia.