Application Essay Workshop

Make your college essay stand out!

As you start thinking about applying to college, join an admissions representative for an interactive session to learn some of the ways you can make your applications—and yourself—stand out. (Hint: The essay is one of them.)

Geared toward high school freshmen and sophomores, this workshop will:

  • Discuss the various application pieces and the role of the essay.
  • Run through two major activities, one focusing on choosing and breaking down an application question, and the second focusing on comparing and contrasting essays in order to examine the components of effective essays and the pitfalls of less effective ones.
  • Provide advice on how to develop an application that best demonstrates your strengths and match with an institution.

Check back soon for upcoming events!

Read real essays from current Hopkins students and admissions committee comments on Essays That Worked.