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Successful College Application Essay - October 7

The Livermore Public Library invites local high school seniors to attend a virtual presentation via Zoom called Writing a Successful College Application Essay. This free event will take place online on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 6:30 pm. Registration is not required.

Jackie Stamps, an independent college admissions advisor located in Livermore, will explain what college admissions departments look for in an application essay, alert students to potential pitfalls, and give strategies for composing a distinctive essay. In addition, she will discuss the essay prompts being used by the University of California, discuss how the U.C. admissions essay differs from other application essays, and how to make the best use of a supplemental essay. The session also will give students the opportunity to begin planning their own college application essay.

Attendees may access this presentation using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/95439579345. Attendees may also dial into the presentation using the following phone number: 1-669-900-6833. The webinar ID is: 954 3957 9345. No password is required. For questions or more information, please call Teen Programming Librarian Caitlyn Lung at 925-373-5576.