College Essay Writing Course - Knovva Academy
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College Essay Writing Course

This intensive course will teach students how to write a powerful personal statement by guiding them through the entire writing process, including brainstorming, organizing, compelling storytelling, optimal elements, strong openings and closings, revisions, and edits. By the end of the class, students will have polished a personal statement and learned how to answer supplemental application questions with unique flair.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Write outstanding personal statements
  • Approach personal essay writing with confidence
  • Answer supplemental questions on college applications
  • Excel at creating vibrant opening and closing sentences
  • Understand college admission essay requirements
  • Describe four important aspects of college admission essays

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Have written a strong draft of a personal statement (approximately 650 words)
  • Understand how to organize and strategize their writing
  • Understand how to write an effective personal essay
  • Understand how to write a powerful beginning, middle and ending
  • Understand how to evaluate, edit, and revise their writing
  • Learn optimal ways to answer supplemental questions
  • A certificate of completion will be provided

Marci D., Ed.M.

Senior Academic Advisor, Writing
Instructor, College Counselor at Knovva Academy

Marci is an exceptional educator, writer, public speaker, and teacher with extensive experience researching all over the world. She has published bestselling books, both fiction and nonfiction, one of which reached #1 on Amazon. Marci has advised students on college essays for more than twenty years, with clients gaining admittance into their top three schools.

Related Skills

  • Brainstorming
  • Writing Skills
  • Editing
  • English grammar
  • English vocabulary
  • Reading comprehension
  • Literary analysis
  • Drafting and revision
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Group discussion
  • Self-reflection
  • Critical thinking
  • Research

Our Schedule


College Essay Writing course 12 Lessons

80 minutes per lesson

Date and Time

Feb 12,- April 30, 2022
10:00 AM ET Saturday


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