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Get ready for this invaluable Zoom workshop with Founder Jesse Shamshoian, who will provide students with a high-level overview of the college application process in three information-packed hours. This option is designed for students who learn best from live tutoring and appreciate a group dynamic.

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Find A Saturday That Works For You

Saturday, June 8th, 9:00AM-12:00PM PT

Registration Deadline Saturday, June 1st

Saturday, July 13th, 9:00AM-12:00PM PT

Registration Deadline Saturday, July 6th

Saturday, August 3rd, 9:00AM-12:00PM PT

Registration Deadline Saturday, July 27th

Saturday, September 7th, 9:00AM-12:00PM PT

Registration Deadline Saturday, August 31st

Saturday, October 5th 9:00AM-12:00PM PT

Registration Deadline Saturday, September 28th

Saturday, November 2nd 9:00AM-12:00PM PT

Registration Deadline Saturday, October 26th

Saturday, December 7th 9:00AM-12:00PM PT

Registration Deadline Saturday, November 30th


What The Student Workshops Will Cover

Building the College Application List

Students will learn to:

  • Clarify their priorities and requirements for the ideal college experience
  • Develop a college application list based on best fit
  • Build college app lists with a strong mix of ‚Äúreach,‚ÄĚ ‚Äútarget,‚ÄĚ and ‚Äúsafety‚ÄĚ schools

Writing the College Application Essays

Students will learn to:

  • Brainstorm and develop impactful college application essays, including Personal Statement Essays (AKA Common App Essay, College Essay), UC PIQ Essays, and Supplemental Essays

Developing the Activities List/Resume

Students will learn to:

  • Identify the activities that best showcase their strengths, passion, and commitment
  • Rank the activities on their lists in order of importance
  • Properly describe each activity for maximum effect

Preparing for Letters of Recommendation

Students will learn to:

  • Develop a list of potential recommenders who will help enrich their application
  • Compile a bio that will assist recommenders in writing meaningful letters of recommendation

Collaborating and Getting Answers

  • Real-time answers to any questions you may have about your college essay writing journey
  • Voluntary workshopping of each other‚Äôs college application essay writing