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COLLEGE INFO SERIES: How to Crush Your College Essay: And why it’s the key to getting in.

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Tweens & Teens, Adults
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Program Description

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FREE workshop for all high school students and parents. 30 minute presentation with Q&A. Topics include: Why your personal essay is the most important part of your entire application. How to craft a great essay even if you’re not a good writer. How to come up with great essay topics if you can’t think of anything. Common mistakes to avoid. Why AI is not the answer. How to answer the “Why us?” essay. What the best essays all have in common. Presented by Big Green College Prep (BigGreenCollegePrep.com).

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If your child is under 12 years old, an adult caregiver must remain in the library for the duration of the program. If your child finishes a program early, or if a child becomes ill, distressed, or behaves in a manner that interferes with other participants’ enjoyment of the program, they may be released from class before the program’s end time. Please ensure that your child knows exactly where to find you at all times.