WRITING THE COLLEGE ESSAY
Welcome, Incoming Seniors!
Applying for college or a scholarship in the fall?
Interested in developing the skills you need to write a college essay that stands out from the crowd?
Get a head start and sign up for Writing the College Essay, a week-long summer workshop.
At the end of the week, you will have revised drafts of two college essays.
Read and analyze college and scholarship essays that rock
Perfect your personal style
Write sentences that sizzle
Draft, revise, edit, and share a college essay that will get you noticed
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Chris Hawking currently teaches at Grant High School. Recently he taught IB and language arts at Rex Putnam High School as well as a college creative non-fiction class.
He also served as a North Clackamas School District instructional equity coach. Chris is an Oregon Writing Project literacy coach.
These sections will be kept smaller (14-16) in order to provide more individual guidance.
2018 DATES Session 1: June 18-22, 9 a.m.–noon
Session 2: June 25-29, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
COST $175, $100 for free/reduced lunch (verified by school)
LOCATION TBA eastside Portland High School
“I was extremely thankful to have a solid start to my essay going into the college application season. I applied to ten schools and was accepted into seven initially.” - 2 0 1 5 P a r t i c i p a n t
“Thanks so much for teaching my son! I loved the essays he wrote and was really surprised by the fishing one. I will absolutely recommend the program.” - P a rent o f 2 0 1 6 P a r t i c i p a n t
See reverse for registration form
OREGON WRITING PROJECT
at Lewis & Clark College
SUMMER PROGRAMS IN PORTLAND
For registration form, contact:Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 503-768-6045
Questions? Please call Pam Hooten, OWP Program Assistant, at 503-768-6132