Higher Learning Essay Seminar
The essay writing seminar to build your best future
One Earth Writing’s essay workshop guides high school students through an exploratory writing process to understand their identities, articulate how they want to make a difference in the world, and explore which colleges, universities, technical programs, or post-high school next steps will help them achieve their goals.
Higher Learning help students write winning admission essays for colleges, universities, trade, and vocational programs while gaining confidence to map out a post-high school path. Students will emerge with a draft application essay that appeals to Common Application questions and the tools to build specific essays for a variety of applications.
Session 1: Who are you and how do you want to change the world?
Discover your writing voice; learn writing tools and techniques; explore the importance of word choice; brainstorm topics for college application essays
Session 2: What college is a true fit for you to become your best self?
Explore essay prompts; learn what colleges and universities look for in applicant essays; discover what you want in post-secondary pursuits; build a focused, individualized essay
Session 3: Crafting your best essay
Learn the key components of an admission-winning essay; write an effective and engaging story; gain confidence in the application process