• 3-week
  • Course
Personal Essay

Knowing how to write a compelling personal essay is important, for it has a wide variety of uses including college, scholarship, and employment applications. Assignments for this course focus on writing the personal essay for the appropriate audience as well as artistic expression.

Also covered is a general overview of English grammar and punctuation. By the end of the course, students produce two or three working drafts of personal essays that may be used for application purposes.

Note: Open to students who will have completed the U.S. equivalent of grades 9, 10, or 11 by the start of Summer Programs.

  • 3-week
  • Block 6
  • High School
  • Sessions I & II

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