The Art of the College Essay

august, 2018

23aug6:30 pm7:30 pmThe Art of the College Essay6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Gunn Memorial Library, 5 Wykeham Road, Washington CT, 06794

Event Details

Attention parents and soon-to-be seniors! Need help tackling college essays? Come to the Gunn Library for some savvy tips from one of Manhattan’s most respected tutors! On Thursday, August 23, 2016 at 6:30 pm, we welcome back Lisa Cornelio, a 25-year veteran tutor and college adviser as she leads a meaty discussion on the best way to craft a winning college essay.

In this sixty minute presentation, Cornelio will share her signature approach –Snap Crackle and Pop: Writing Essays that Sizzle including:

  • Brainstorm for the bull’s eye: Shake loose your best ideas
  • Jump off the desk: Write the lede of your life
  • Beyond your achievements: What really matters to you

She’ll also look at essays that worked and answer your questions if time allows. Don’t miss this opportunity to get fired up and writing before school begins in September!


(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Gunn Memorial Library

5 Wykeham Road, Washington CT, 06794