What’s The Uncommon Essay Course?
The Uncommon Essay Course is our most comprehensive, instructive support for the student confronting the main college-application essay. We developed this unique one-on-one process from our years of studying students’ obstacles, turning points, and insights in the progression from personal story to self-reflection.
Is The Uncommon Essay Course Right for Me?
If you have not yet written your essay and are looking to explore your experiences, discover your truths, establish a writing vision, and draft with direction, the course is for you! On the way to your final draft, you will learn from your coach about writing from your authentic voice with imagination and precision. The launching Discovery steps will also equip you with material to consider when it’s time to turn to college-specific supplement essays.
Fall Course Enrollment Deadlines:
Students aiming for a November 1 deadline must enroll by the second week of September. Students aiming for a January 1 deadline must enroll by the first week of November.
How Does the Course Work?
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