Conquering the Common App Essay

grades 11-12

Small Group Class

‐ Live online instruction
‐ Average of 9 students/class
‐ Tailored to the students’ needs

$20.00/hr ($60 total)
3 weeks. 1 session per week (1hr each)

Description

Writing the Common App essay can be enjoyable. "Conquering the Common App Essay" is a step-by-step guide for students developing an essay that stands out in the college admissions process. In this course, students will learn what it takes to write strong application essays and will have the opportunity to workshop their essays bootcamp-style with a former Ivy League admissions officer. Whether you are drafting your essay from scratch and need ideas or are editing an essay you have already written, this course is for you! Not only will this course answer EVERY question you have about your essay, you will get feedback on your essay drafts. This course is ideal for 11th and 12th graders working to submit college applications in the 2020-2021 admissions season.

About Small Group Classes

Led by an expert instructor, Small Group Classes maximize your learning experience with:

Small Class Sizes
Typical class sizes of 6-9 students allows the instructor to give individualized attention to each student.

Structured Curriculum, Customized Learning
Each class follows a custom learning plan where content and pacing is tailored to the needs of the students.

Collaborative Experiences
Student-to-student collaboration and discussion fosters deeper learning and encourages social interactions.

Class Details

Our Small Group Classes Include:

  • Live course instruction where you'll meet face-to-face with your instructor and fellow students in a virtual classroom

  • Interactive and collaborative sessions where learners work on course-specific lessons as a group

  • Individual interaction with an expert instructor and an immersive learning experience in a class with limited seating

  • After enrolling for your course online, you'll create a free Varsity Tutors client account, from which you'll be able to access information about your course

  • Convenient online and mobile access to your account and all of our resources through our IOS and Android apps

  • You will have access to world-class customer service through your account or over the phone 7 days a week

  • The option to continue your learning with one-on-one private lessons!

About Varsity Tutors

  • At Varsity Tutors, we help you connect with the right tutor or class for your needs, right when you need them most. And our innovative Live Learning Platform, personalized approach, and highly credentialed instructors make it easier for you or your student to learn with confidence.

Meet the Instructor

Sylvia V.

Sylvia V.

Sylvia is an admissions expert with over a decade of experience working with top universities and students from all over the world. She has worked for Princeton University Admissions, where she evaluated countless international and US applications. She has also served as Director of Enrollment for Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, recruiting students for programs at sixteen universities, including the University of Michigan. As an admissions consultant, Sylvia has helped students get into top schools ranking such as Princeton, Johns Hopkins, UCLA, Texas, and Purdue. Sylvia understands what the competitive admissions process looks like and what universities are looking for in the exceptional students who apply.

Sylvia is an admissions expert with over a decade of experience working with top universities and students from all over the world. She has worked for Princeton University Admissions, where she evaluated countless international and US applications. She has also served as Director of Enrollment for Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, recruiting students for programs at sixteen universities, including the University of Michigan. As an admissions consultant, Sylvia has helped students get into top schools ranking such as Princeton, Johns Hopkins, UCLA, Texas, and Purdue. Sylvia understands what the competitive admissions process looks like and what universities are looking for in the exceptional students who apply.

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Thu, Oct 15 - Thu, Oct 29
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1hr live sessions
3 weeks, 1 session per week
3hr total class time

Weekly Class Times

Instructor

Sylvia V.

Sylvia is an admissions expert with over a decade of experience working with top universities and students from all over the world. She has worked for Princeton University Admissions, where she evaluated countless international and US applications. She has also served as Director of Enrollment for Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, recruiting students for programs at sixteen universities, including the University of Michigan. As an admissions consultant, Sylvia has helped students get into top schools ranking such as Princeton, Johns Hopkins, UCLA, Texas, and Purdue. Sylvia understands what the competitive admissions process looks like and what universities are looking for in the exceptional students who apply.

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