What do colleges look for in a great college application essay? That's the question Sharon Epstein and Matthew Dempsey will be answering at the Ridgefield Library on October 3.
Sharon Epstein is a college consultant and owner of First Impressions College Consulting in Redding. She specializes in essay writing and interview skills. Matthew Dempsey is Assistant Director of Admission at Fairfield University.
Sharon will give an overview of the college essay writing process, discuss what colleges look for, how to choose a good topic, and how to make every essay unique. Matthew will share a first-hand account of the admission counselor's role, give examples of essays that have and haven't succeeded, and talk about how essays are viewed in the context of the entire application.
This program is for high school students and their families. Registration not required.