There are few things that engender more stress in students and parents than the dreaded college admissions essay. Students procrastinate and fear them, and parents want them to be done right. So what can you do as a teacher to help students feel like they have successfully accomplished this challenge?
This packet includes cuts through the noise and helps you get students focused on crafting unique essays that communicate who they are and what skills they have to bring to the college they are choosing.
Included in the packet is a guide to help you through the three-week process of teaching the college essay, student assignment handouts and brainstorming sheets, a self-editing guide for students, and a peer-assessment rubric.