Writing College Application Essays (Personal Statement)

Writing an application/admission essay is an art of itself. The statement letter or the letter of intent is dedicated to make one stand out amongst other applicants. What is unique about you? Summarizing your professional experience and personal values in such short paragraphs can be terrifying. This course will use the approach of individual writing assessment based on the essay questions provided by each university of your choice.


WORKSHOP OUTCOMES
  1. Understand the nature of a personal statement
  2. How to distinguish yourself from other candidates
  3. How to explain yourself without burdening your essay with too many details
  4. Learn to articulate your passion, desire and vision for the future
  5. Learn how to use a convincing voice that appeals to your readers

HOW IT WORKS

The workshop is held at our facility once a week for  (4) four weeks for a total duration of 8 hours (4 sessions @ 2 hours/session). It combines lectures, reading assignments and discussions; as well as in-class exercises, take-home assignments, and response-writing.


WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?

Individuals interested in applying to a college abroad, whether it be for an undergraduate or post-graduate degree.


OUR INSTRUCTOR

Ninda Daianti holds an MFA (Master of Fine Arts) in Creative Writing from Chatham University (Pennsylvania, USA) and has been teaching this course for four years.


DISCOUNTS & PAYMENT PLANS

We offer a 10% discount for university students who would like to join the workshop; and a 15% discount for anyone who has previously taken a course/workshop at The Jakarta Post Writing Center. Please contact us to find out about our other payment options.