Are you ready to begin writing your college essay or do you have a draft in progress? This course offers the strategies and support you need to complete your best personal statement and supplemental essays. Focusing on the elements of creative nonfiction, we work through every stage of the process from brainstorming techniques to choosing the right format and finding the topic that is right for you. Each week, you will study samples of successful essays, work on your drafts, confer with classmates and receive individual feedback on your writing. By the end of the course, you will have strong, polished essays to use in your applications.