Key Content

  • IDEAS!

    From Brainstorming to Structure - Discover and develop your stellar topic with in depth self inquiry. Also, make sure your essay will accomplish the 3 main goals for success to maximize WHAT you say and HOW you say it.

  • Zoom In

    Look inward and offer profound reflection - Basically, impress the Admission Officers by dropping some serious knowledge. This section covers effective strategies to enhance connection, creativity and critical capacity.

  • Picture Perfect

    Revise, Revise, Revise - With before and after examples, a revision checklist and key mechanical techniques, you'll see the architectural tricks to designing your own memorable essay.


  • 01
    Course Curriculum - Our Fabulous Goals and Outcomes
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    • Lesson 1 - Brainstorm and Structure Your Essay
    • Lesson 2 - Deepen Your Critical Capacity
    • Lesson 3 - Revise Your Essay
  • 02
    Let's Start Writing Your Acceptance!
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    • How to use this course
    • A Quick Message Before We Get Started
    • FYI - OVERLAPPING ESSAY PROMPTS - Common App and Coalition
  • 03
    Brainstorm and Structure Your Essay
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    • INTRO VIDEO - KEY TIPS for Brainstorming and Structuring your Personal Statement
    • Tip Sheet for VIDEO - Brainstorming and Structuring
    • Nudging Your Inspiration Muse - Brainstorming Activity / What Are The Right Questions?
    • The 3 KEY Moves EVERY Essay NEEDS (with Examples and Breakdown)
    • Activity Sheet - Let's Get Started!
  • 04
    Deepen Your Critical Capacity
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    • INTRO VIDEO - KEY TIPS on Deepening Your Critical Capacity
    • Tip Sheet for VIDEO - Deepening Your Critical Capacity
    • The Inside Scoop on Analysis - Buzz Words to Show Off Your Smarty Pants Status
    • From Tinkerbell to Hunger Games - How Pop Culture Can Help You Say More with Less
    • Companion AUDIO for PDF - From Tinkerbell to Hunger Games
    • Activity Sheet - Start Flexing Your Critical Muscles
  • 05
    Revise Your Essay
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    • INTRO VIDEO - KEY TIPS on Revising Your Paper
    • Tip Sheet for VIDEO - Revising
    • The Macro and the Micro on Revision -- Easy and Fundamental Fixes to Streamline Message
    • The Nuts and Bolts of Revision (with Examples)
    • Companion AUDIO For PDF - The Nuts and Bolts of Revision
  • 06
    Next steps
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    • Teen Heroic Journey Worksheets - brainstorming tips
    • FINAL Tips for you

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