College Application Essay Workshop

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Teen Program

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Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Grades: 9th Grade to 12th Grade

Program Description

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This event will be instructed by Ken Droz with a general overview on the principals of essay writing, particularly for the college application Common and Coalition Apps. Provided will be tips and suggestions on what college admissions departments look for, as well as traps to avoid, all while helping students merge their creative instincts with the parameters of the genre. For grades 9-12 at the Troy Community Center room 303.

Ken Droz is a long time screenwriter and writing coach after a previous career as publicist for major studios and filmmakers. Ken’s most recent film script was purchased and is in development at L.A.’s Symply Entertainment (Khalil Jibran’s The Prophet), and for which he was a 2015 Sundance Institute Detroit Screenwriting Fellow. For other scripts Ken was named Top Ten Screenwriting Finalist in the PAGE and Writers Digest Awards. Ken started tutoring schoolchildren on their writing skills in Los Angeles before returning to his home state of Michigan where he focuses particularly on college application essays for high school seniors.