Recorded Workshops & Events:
Below are links to previously recorded workshops and events presented by Grant's College & Career Center and PPS. Please stop by the College & Career Center, room 128, if you have any questions about these events.
Recorded Workshop: College Application Essay Workshop for Juniors: May 24th, 2022
What makes a college application essay successful? This session provides information on how to brainstorm topics, discover a writing process that works for you, and understand what admission committees are looking for in an essay. Hosted by Ida B. Wells High School and presented by Chris Renaud, Kenyon College - Senior Associate Director of Admissions; Duncan King, Reed College - Assistant Dean of Admission; and Liam George, Sarah Lawrence College - Associate Director of Admission, this workshop will provide tips on writing your strongest college application essay.
Recording of Virtual College Essay Writing Workshop: October 26th, 2021
Former Grant parent and published writer, Asha Dornfest, provides an overview of how to start writing college essays and leads students through writing exercises.