127 Park Street, NE
VIENNA, Virginia 22180

Attacking the College Application Essay
Bernie Nakamura, MS Education, writing coach, and former instructor at NOVA Loudon campus and teacher in Fairfax County public high schools

$35 Registration Fee, $25 Center Circle Donors (Members)
Fees cover parent and child together

How important is the essay component to the college admissions process? This workshop, led by a retired English teacher and private writing coach, will cover this and many related questions, including:
• What are the readers looking for?
• What do the best essay examples have in common?
• How to begin?
• What to include and what to omit?
• What structure should the essay follow?
• Should the writing be creative or businesslike?
• Should the tone be formal or casual?
• How to conclude?

The instructor will give writing tips and worksheets along with actual examples of essays written by students who were accepted into their first-choice schools. Bring paper and pencil and get ready to write!

WHEN: Saturday, September 11 • 10 am – 12 pm
WHERE: The Women’s Center, 127 Park St., NE, Vienna

For more info or to register, please visit our website: www.thewomenscenter.org, or call 703-281-2657.

Added by twcprograms on August 23, 2010

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