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College Essay Bootcamp

College Essay Bootcamp

  • Weeks:Aug. 5, 2024
    Aug. 12, 2024
  • Time:9:30 am-3:00 pm
  • Note:This camp has two sessions per day, a morning and an afternoon session. The morning session runs from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. The afternoon session runs from 1:00 to 3:30 pm.
  • Cost:$325 Morning Sessions
    $325 Afternoon Sessions
  • Grades:11-12
  • Staff:Nate Gadiano

As acceptance to top universities has become increasingly competitive, having strong essays has become even more important. Beyond numbers on a page, an applicant’s essays give admissions offices a real sense of the person behind the papers, potentially setting him apart from other applicants.

Yet, writing a successful college essay can be daunting. Where do I start? How do I capture all I want to say in so few words? Is my idea creative enough? Is it too creative? Does it truly express who I am? Who am I, anyways? And why do I even want to go to these colleges? Thus, the mind turns, as essays remain unfinished and senior year fast approaches. 

The goal of the college essay bootcamp is to help rising high school seniors write the best college essays they can, thereby increasing the likelihood of acceptance at their dream schools. The bootcamp will assist students from ideation to execution. Whether a student arrives with no ideas at all or already half-baked essays, the bootcamp will help students get ahead of the curve before the busyness of senior year arrives.