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Free College Essay Writing Program – February 12 Darien Library

Darien Library Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about college application essays! That’s why I’m inviting you to join me and Matthew Dempsey, Assistant Director of Admission at Fairfield University, for “The ABC’s of Writing a Great College Application Essay.” You’ll learn how to write unique and memorable college application essays and what schools look for when they read them.
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  • Date: February 12, 2013
  • Time: 7pm
  • Place: Darien Library, Darien, Connecticut
  • Admission: Free
Why this Program WORKS:

It’s from two important points of view. I discuss how to write college application essays, and Matthew tells you what colleges look for when they read those essays.

What You’ll Learn:

I’ll give you an overview of the college essay writing process, including what schools look for, good and bad topic choice, and how to make every essay unique. Matthew will discuss what kind of essays work and don’t work, and how essays are viewed in the context of the entire application.

Who Should Come:

High school students and their families. Freshman and sophomores are welcome, too. It’s never too early to begin to understand what this application business is all about!

Isn’t February Early?

No. For the first time, college essay prompts will be published in March. Get a head start with this program.

Put February 12 on your calendar and learn about writing a great college application essay. See you at the Darien Library!

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College Essay Writing Program – April 25 Darien Library

It’s that time of year again! I’m going to be speaking at 7pm April 25 at the Darien Library, in Darien, Connecticut, with my friend and colleague Matthew Dempsey, Assistant Director of Admission at Fairfield University on The ABC’s of Writing a Great College Application Essay.

Darien Library

Why this Program is GREAT:
It’s from two important points of view. I’m going to talk about how to write a great college application essay, and Matthew will talk about what admission committees look for when they read those essays.

What You’ll Learn: I’ll give you an overview of the college essay writing process, including what colleges look for, good and bad, topic choice, and how to make every essay unique. Then Matthew will discuss what kind of essays work and don’t work, and how essays are viewed in the context of the entire application.

Who Should Come: High school students and their families. Freshman and sophomores are welcome, too. It’s never too early to begin to understand what this application business is all about!

Put it on your calendar and learn about writing a great college application essay! See you at the Darien Library on April 25.

Sharon Epstein, FIrst Impressions College Consulting..Sharon Epstein is owner of First Impressions College Consulting
Need help? I work with students everywhere: in-person, over the phone, and by computer. Visit my website for more info.

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