the college admission & application essay

San Diego Area Writing Project
UC San Diego
The College Admission & Application Essay
• A workshop for high school seniors and community college transfer students •
This workshop offers students an opportunity to develop thoughtful, personal and powerful
admission/application essays for colleges, universities and other post-secondary programs.
During the 5-day program, students will:
• explore a variety of writing styles and topics
• learn to engage readers and develop ideas • determine the most effective techniques,
details, and structures for a strong essay
• read a variety of sample essays
• receive personal attention and feedback
• learn about the role of personal statements
in the application process
Summer Session • July 13 - 17 • 8:30am - 11:30am
15 hours of group instruction with a 12:1 student-teacher ratio
Follow-up Session • October, 2015
$300 Registration Fee
($50 non-refundable processing fee included • No refunds after June 29, 2015)
Divona Roy (Poway High) and Monique Lamphiere-Tamayoshi (Mt Carmel High)
What students say about the College Essay workshop:
I feel confident in my ability to write effective college essays on my own. I am happy to have a head start.
I have great topics and the correct strategies for writing an effective essay.
I feel more confident from the feedback on my ideas and am definitely more motivated to get this done!
For more information contact the SDAWP office at: [email protected] or 858-534-2576
Registration Form • College Essay 2015
Email Address
Grade 2015 (circle one)
Home address
College Transfer
City, State, Zip
Please make check for $300.00 payable to UC Regents and mail to:
San Diego Area Writing Project / UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, Dept. 0036 • La Jolla, CA 92093-0036