Stress-Free College Applications

A step-by-step process for completing your college application and writing an amazing essay!
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Instructed by Sam Feeney Academics / Humanities
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 2 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Learn how to get organized, write your essay, and even have it reviewed by admissions counselors and professional editors before you apply. Everything you need for a stress-free college application process is here!

Students will learn how to get organized and stay organized throughout their college application process and immediately be able to apply unique techniques including the art of asking for a letter of recommendation and how to use our team of admissions counselors and professional editors to turn the personal statement (essay) from an afterthought to the strongest part of their application!

The student who will benefit most from this course are those who are dreading the college application process, those who don't know where to start when applying to colleges, and those who want to write a stellar college essay... or four!

The course is broken up into six distinct lessons, which allows students to go through the entire sequence or to jump to specific, more timely, lessons depending on where they are in the process or their feelings of competence. The lessons include:

1. An overview of the college application process

2. How to get organized and stay motivated throughout the process.

3. The definition and purpose of a resume and the statement of purpose.

4. The art and science of requesting a letter of recommendation.

5. Writing the personal statement (essay), including instructions on having the essay reviewed by a college admissions counselor and a professional editor before submission.

6. How you can use your resume and essay in future applications, including scholarships.

What are the requirements?

  • Students only need to have identified the schools they want to apply to.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • apply to the colleges of their choosing.
  • write an excellent college essay.
  • employ the services of admissions counselors and professional editors to review their essay before submitting it!

What is the target audience?

  • high school seniors who are applying to college and want help writing their essays.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: How to Get the Most Value from This Course
Welcome!
Preview
06:57
The Moving Parts
Preview
05:34
How to Get the Most Value from the Course
04:21
Section 2: Organizing Your College Applications
How to Get Organized
08:01
How to Stay Motivated
10:00
Section 3: Writing Your Academic Resume
Compiling Your Accomplishments
05:56
Writing Your Statement of Purpose
06:06
Writing Your Resume
08:11
Section 4: Asking for Recommendations
The Role of a Recommendation Letter
09:00
The Art and Science of Requesting a Recommendation
08:01
Section 5: Writing Your Personal Statement (Essay)
The Purpose and Power of Your Personal Statement
06:03
Before You Write
10:23
Writing Your Personal Statement
06:07
Putting the Team to Work for You
07:06
Section 6: After You Apply
Multiple Applications
02:54
Gratitude
03:54
Scholarship Essays
07:03

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Instructor Biography

Sam Feeney, Educational Career Coaching

Sam's courses are created uniquely for high school students who are interested in making a huge impact on the world and who want to make sure that their college and career choices are the best possible. He combines his experience in academia with the latest trends and research to create outcome-based courses that benefit students around the world.

Sam has worked with students for almost 20 years as a teacher, coach, and counselor, helping students perform at their highest levels in a variety of settings. He earned his BA from Bucknell University and his MA from Eastern University.

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