June College Admission Essay Online Writing Workshop


Date & Time: July 18-22, 2022, 9AM to 12PM PDT
10 spaces are available.

Early registration discount 10% off.  $1750 after June 1, 2022.
No refunds after July 1, 2022.


This 5-day online workshop focuses on writing the Common Application essay. The small classroom-like setting allows for ongoing instruction and individualized feedback. Throughout the workshop, Shirley will provide extensive, personal feedback on each student’s ideas and writing.

What the workshop will cover: Fundamentals of college essays and personal narratives | Exercises to discover voice and story | Review of admission essay examples | Daily feedback sessions | Daily work sessions | Afternoon assignments to prepare for the next day’s class | Guidelines for polishing essays

By the end of the week, each student will have: A refined draft of their Common Application essay | 3-4 additional stories to support supplemental essays | Strategies for responding to supplemental essay prompts