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YOUTH: College Essay Bootcamp with Suzy Kahn Weinberg

$90.00 · August 20

Students will explore how to engage an audience with honesty and authenticity as they construct a personal statement that is memorable and readable, telling the story you want to tell.

Start Date

August 20

Class Times

10:00am – 12:00pm CT

Day(s) of the Week

Saturday

Location

Zoom (online)

Sessions

2

Price

$90

Instructor

In stock

Description

Are you an 11th or 12th grader working on your college application essay? You’re in the right place!

This workshop will guide students in turning a personal story or lived experience into a powerful essay for a college application or resume. Students will explore how to engage an audience with honesty and authenticity as they construct a personal statement that is memorable and readable. By the end, students will appreciate why their story matters and what colleges are looking for in applicants.

Note: this is a two-session course, taking place over two consecutive Saturdays.

About Suzy Kahn Weinberg

A writer, producer and personal narrative storycrafting coach, Suzy’s personal and professional career center on the power of storytelling. Suzy is currently a co-producer of a monthly live storytelling series called ​Is this a thing?​ featuring true personal tales told on stage. She has been an active mentor and volunteer with Chicago Scholars, helping students from underserved communities in their college process. Big Shoulders Stories​ is Suzy’s latest venture harnessing her skills, talents, and deep commitment to better lives in Chicago into a focused offering: partnering with Chicago’s nonprofit organizations to identify, nurture, and showcase storytellers and their stories in live, and recorded events.