The College Essay Confidantè is bringing a panel of college experts together to help you prepare for the college application experience in September. The event will be video-taped and posted for on demand viewing. More information to follow. Rising seniors are also invited to register for a short workshop on finding an essay topic (see below).
Brainstorm Your College Essay, Thursday, June 28, 5 to 6 p.m., J.V. Fletcher Library, 50 Main St., Westford – Find your kernel of truth through brainstorming and writing exercises. This abbreviated workshop will help you find an essay topic and figure out where to begin writing. Workshop presented by award-winning journalist Joyce Pellino Crane, the College Essay Confidantè.
Applying for College; What You Need to Know, Thursday, June 28, 7 to 9 p.m., J.V. Fletcher Library, 50 Main. St., Westford – Get a jump on the college application process by attending this FREE panel discussion provided by college experts and moderated by Joyce Pellino Crane, the College Essay Confidante. Experts will take you through the application process from beginning to end.
Panelists are; Wendy Pechacek, Westford School Department Guidance Coordinator 6-12 Wendy Pechacek; Troy E. Lazaro, Assistant Director of Multicultural Recruitment, UMass-Lowell; Andrew N. Carter, Senior Associate Director, Office of Admissions, College of the Holy Cross; Julie Shields-Rutyna, Director of College Planning at the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority.
Priority given to rising seniors and their parents/guardians.
Pre-registration for both events is required by emailing WinningCollegeEssay@gmail.com. Space is limited.