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College Essay Bootcamp Schedule:

Bootcamp Schedule:


Bootcamp Session 1: Jun 21 – Jun 23

Wed June 21st, 5 pm - 8 pm US CST

Thu June 22nd, 5 pm – 8 pm US CST

Fri June 23rd, 5 pm - 8 pm US CST

Bootcamp Session 2: Jul 19 - Jul 21

Wed July 19th, 5 pm – 8 pm US CST

Thu July 20th,  5 pm - 8 pm US CST

Fri July 21st, 5 pm - 8 pm US CST

Bootcamp Session 3 - Aug 16 - Aug 18

Wed August 16th, 5 pm – 8 pm US CST

Thu August 17th, 5 pm - 8 pm US CST

Sun August 18th, 5 pm - 8 pm US CST

1. Pre-workshop 30 min with student

2. Three days of group sessions to write college application essays 

3. Essays written by the student in GoogleDocs

4. Post workshop 30 min for final feedback with student

Extra Mile College Essay Bootcamp


Price: $799 per student

Register for the Workshop

This is a group workshop for seniors to write their college application essays and these workshops are conducted once or twice every month from summer to year-end.  Group essay workshop will be setup as a 3-day workshop totaling 10 hours with simple steps to help the student write 3, 4 or 5 essays. 

Essays Covered in Bootcamp:
1. Personal statement

2. Essay on “Why this major” and "Why this college" 

3. Community Participation Essay,

4. Diversity Essay and

5. Hobby Essay.  


The intent is to help students write essays using the story-telling format to incorporate their personal stories and interesting anecdotes related to the topic. Additional guidance includes organization, usage of rhetorical devices, writing an interesting opening, proper transitions from one point to the next, injecting humor and developing an appropriate conclusion that answers the prompt.


At the end of each day, we review the student’s work in Google Docs and provide feedback.

College Essay Bootcamp Syllabus:

Pre-Workshop Reading & Writing:

Sample essays provided for the student to review

Questionnaire for the student to answer

Pre-Workshop Meeting with Student: 30 min
Discuss student's written responses from questionnaire 

Brainstorm possible topics that student can write about 

Day #1: 3 hours 

Writing a persuasive personal statement 

Essay Organization and Story telling tips,

Adding Humor/Characters/Dialogue 

Developing an interesting opening

Shortening essays and

Conclusions & Capturing lessons learned/reflections

Day #2: 3 hours

Researching Supplementary Questions

Developing the "Why Major" and "Why this college" Essay

Writing the Community Participation Essay

Day #3: 3 hours

Writing the Diversity Essay

Writing an essay on a hobby

Using Rhetorical Devices


Post-Workshop Meeting with Student: 30 min

Review student's essays for final feedback

Register for the Workshop

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