College Admissions Essay Boot Camp
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Need help writing your college admissions essays?
TheSecretToWriting.com has the answer: our College Admissions Essay Boot Camp. During this intensive 6-week College Admissions Essay Boot Camp, students learn how to write winning college admissions essays. The boot camp is the perfect opportunity to gain a competitive edge in the admissions process. Students walk away from the boot camp with the “secret to writing” and three ready-to-submit college admissions essays.
- Quality essays
- Personalized coaching
- Improved writing skills
- Reduced stress
The College Admissions Essay Boot Camp is ideal for 11th through 12th grade students and community college students who plan to apply to 4-year colleges.
Date and Time
Session 1: Thursdays, June 29, 2023 – August 3, 2023 at 5:00-6:00 p.m. CST (the first four weeks are online for one hour, the last two weeks are one-to-one consultation)
Session 2: Tuesdays, August 15, 2023 – September 19, 2023 at 6:00-7:00 p.m. CST (the first four weeks are online for one hour, the last two weeks are one-to-one consultation)
The program is divided into two parts. Part one comprises a four-week online webinar class, scheduled for one-hour per week. During the webinar sessions, students gain instruction on our 10-step writing process, as well as writing assignments to aid them with drafting their admissions essays. The writing assignments, in particular, are designed to not only help students complete their essays, but also to help students with foundational writing skills.
Part two of the boot camp (Weeks 5-6) involves one-to-one personal coaching offered for the last two weeks of the program. A writing coach will work via teleconference or email with your student. We provide up to 3 essay reviews during the one-to-one consultation period.
By the end of the six-week College Admissions Essay Boot Camp, your student will have three ready-to-submit college admissions essays. Your student will also benefit from a greater sense of self-confidence in his or her writing skills.
What are the class requirements?
Prior to the start of the College Admissions Essay Boot Camp, participants should choose three essay questions that they want to work on during the boot camp. If you (the student) are unsure about the schools to which you plan to apply or the questions you want to use, we recommend that you review the Common Application (www.commonapp.org) and consider using the Common Application writing prompts.
To access the online webinar, students need to have a computer with the following operating system: Windows XP (or newer) or Mac with OS X 10.6 (or newer). You can also connect to the webinar from your Ipad, Android, or Iphone.
Stanley B. Lemons
- Texas Southern University, Doctoral Student in Education, Houston, TX
- UCLA Anderson School, M.B.A., Los Angeles, CA
- Amherst College, B.A, Amherst, MA
- Georgetown University, Exchange Student, Washington D.C.
- Harvard Business School, Executive Education, Cambridge, MA
- Northwestern University (Kellogg), Executive Education, Evanston, IL
- Greenhill School, Dallas, TX
- Writer/Published Author
- College Counselor
- Scholarship Reviewer, UCLA Alumni Scholarships for Incoming Freshman
- Upward Bound Counselor
- Coro Foundation Public Affairs Fellow
- Returned Peace Corps Volunteer
- Peace Corps Recruiter
- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Global Marketing and Communications Strategist: The Coca-Cola Company, Citigroup,
- Southern Methodist University (SMU), S.B. Lemons & Company
Cancellation & Refund Policy
We reserve the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment. In the event a course is cancelled, please allow 4-6 weeks from the scheduled date of the course to receive a refund. We also reserve the right to require the withdrawal of any participant whose conduct is unsatisfactory or who appears unlikely to benefit from the program. If the directors of the program make this decision, a refund will be given for the remaining portion of class fees. We reserve the right to make staffing, schedule, or location changes as may be necessary.
If you wish to cancel your registration 15 days or more before the course, you will receive a complete refund, minus a $100 processing fee per cancelled ticket. Please allow 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the scheduled class to receive your refund. No refunds will be issued to any registration cancelled 14 days or less before the event.
We do not write college admissions or scholarship essays for the student. Students do the work. Know that admissions officers are skilled readers of admissions and scholarship essays, and can easily detect an essay that has been written by a parent or a professional writer. Our intent is to help students think about and communicate their story in writing. We also aim to help students with foundational writing skills. While we cannot guarantee that a student will be admitted to a particular college, we can say that our services are time-tested and provide added-value to the development of a student’s writing skills.
Session 1: June 29, 2023-August 3, 2023, Session 2: August 15, 2023 – September 19, 2023