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      Inside College Admissions: How to Write Great College Essays in Pittsburgh

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      September 22, 2019

      Sunday  12:30 PM

      403 Fox Chapel Road
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15238

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      Inside College Admissions: How to Write Great College Essays

      Many great high school students write average or “ok” college essays.   This workshop will show students what college admission officers are looking for in great college essays, common pitfalls to avoid, and learn how to write thoughtful, well-constructed college essays that can highlight their unique personality and offer suggestions for finding and sharing best stories. Seminar will include comparing the different types of essay prompts, reviewing several essays and discussing what makes them exceptional, brainstorming, drafting and revising.  Personal feedback will be provided for any completed essay drafts. Participants should bring a laptop computer or tablet with them for this hands-on workshop!   FAQs   Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? Students entering 12th grade in Fall 2019.   What can I bring into the event? A list of required college application materials will be provided prior to the start of class. You are welcome to bring your favorite writing materials, including a laptop computer or other hand-held device.   How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Contact Eva Gelman at or call 412-521-GRAD.   What's the refund policy? You must make a written request for a refund no later than August 1, 2019. The registration fee includes a non-refundable $50 processing fee.  

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