College Essay Crash Course: UC Personal Insights Questions

This video course will guide you through a step-by-step process to respond to the University of California’s Personal Insight Questions clearly and confidently. When you’re done watching the video and writing your essay, use our worksheets to guide you and a reader through the review and revision process.

College Essay Crash Course: Supplemental Essays

This video course will guide you through a step-by-step process to write all types of supplemental essays. It also includes a bonus video explaining how to modify your essays for other schools. When you’re done watching the video and writing your essays, use our worksheets to guide you and a reader through the review and […]

College Essay Crash Course: Common App Personal Statement

This video course will guide you through a step-by-step process to write a Common App personal statement that enhances your college application. When you’re done watching the video and writing your essay, use our worksheets to guide you and a reader through the review and revision process.

College Essay Boot Camp

Wow’s College Essay Boot Camp curriculum covers all the elements of a college essay class that work well in a group, from parsing prompts to writing first drafts. This course will prepare you to run your own college essay workshop, either in person or online. It includes: Leader’s guide for a 4-hour workshop Student worksheets […]

Getting Students Started with Limited Time

Counselors and English teachers are often called upon to guide students through the college essay writing process. Lacking sufficient time to guide students from beginning to end, they generally focus on one of two things: Helping students choose topics; or Reviewing completed essays. This course focuses on selecting meaningful topics, and provides insight into what […]

Review Essays Like an Admissions Rep

Counselors and English teachers are often called upon to guide students through the college essay writing process. Lacking sufficient time to guide students from beginning to end, they generally focus on one of two things: Helping students choose topics; or Reviewing completed essays. This course focuses on essay reviews and provides insight into what colleges […]

Wow Online College Essay

The Wow Method takes you through the writing process, but let’s be clear about what a college admission essay is in the first place before we talk process. At its core, your essay is a story – a story about you. It’s not about the orphans you met on a summer trip to Ecuador or […]