Monday, June 22, 2009

College Essay Workshop II

The danger of the college essay is not in writing a bad essay but a boring one.

Another great weak of working with seniors on "non-boring" essays.

Short Answer essay highlights included...

a camp prank in Cabin 16
a night with a cello and Swiss rock band
babysitting day from hell
Jamba Juice smoothie maker

Personal Essay highlights included...

a B-52 and an air show
1st graders and a robot
a night at 7-11 with the girls
kayaking in Montana with dad
the "world's largest pancakes"
a rocker's first gig