Writing the College Essay

Date: Oct 22, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Bernardsville Library

One essay sizzles off the page and another—perhaps equally compelling—falls flat. To construct a powerful narrative, you need to know the building blocks. ‘What story do I tell? Where do I start?’ Alisha Davlin, currently an outside undergraduate admissions reader at New York University, will guide students in Grades 11 and 12 through every step from brainstorming to final edits. “You want the reader to connect with your voice, to know you, and most importantly—to remember you,” says Ms. Davlin. Free. No sign-up is needed.