Deconstructing the Best College Essay: A Workshop for Parents
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In this workshop, Ashleigh Pedersen will provide parents with the tools to support students in writing the best college essay. Topics include:
What & Why
- What is a college essay?
- What is the common app and what are the questions like?
- The importance of storytelling
- The importance of including details
Tips to navigate the writing process:
- Establishing check-in times
- The value of outside support
- Relinquishing control
- The slippery slope of parent editing
Ashleigh Pedersen is the author of the novel The Crocodile Bride, published in May 2022, and has taught writing for over fifteen years, first as a classroom teacher and now as a private tutor. Her specialties include academic essay support, creative writing lessons, and her all-time favorite—application essay writing! Ashleigh excels at (and loves) creating engaging, nurturing experiences for her students as they discover and express their unique voices. To learn more about Ashleigh's tutoring services, visit www.writewellbrooklyn.com or email Ashleigh directly at [email protected] To learn more about Ashleigh's writing and other creative pursuits, visit www.hey ash.org.