Express Yourself...the right way
The second LIP Session is hosted by Tarrant County College, Northwest Campus. This session offers a writing skills workshop that addresses the importance of effective writing skills; developing and practicing an "elevator speech"; and thank you note techniques to help you stand out from the crowd.
Come prepared to brainstorm and write a personal statement for your college or scholarship applications. Use this opportunity to get ahead on college application essays and receive professional feedback for your rough drafts.
Thank you to our host, Tarrant County College, Northwest Campus, for providing breakfast for our students and volunteers.
**During this session we would like to assist you with your writing skills and we ask that you bring your essay with you. The scholarship essay questions are directly from 2019 APPLYTEXAS. Select one prompt that you connect with the most:
Essay A: What was the environment in which you were raised? Describe your family, home, neighborhood, or community, and explain how it has shaped you as a person.
Essay B: Most students have an identity, an interest, or a talent that defines them in an essential way. Tell us about yourself.
Essay C: You’ve got a ticket in your hand – Where will you go? What will you do? What will happen when you get there?
Highlights from TCCD NW Campus
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Tarrant County College - Northwest Campus
Student Center Banquet Room,
4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76179
8:30 am: Check-in and Breakfast
9:00 am: Speaking and writing exercises
12:00 am: LIP Session Ends
"You write to communicate to the HEARTS and MINDS of others what's burning inside you. And we edit to let the FIRE show through the smoke."
4801 Marine Creek Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76179
Building: WSTU, Rooms 103 & 105
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Get inspired by these college essays published by the NY Times.
Each year, we post a casting call for writers and their college application essays that have something to do with money. Nearly 300 people responded this year. Below, you’ll find five that stood out for their sensitivity, depth of insight and sheer geekiness. Who would have imagined, for instance, that there was a high school student out there helping people with their tax returns — or that she could learn so much about the world by doing so?...by Ron Lieber, May 11, 2018
This year's collection of five essays is a reminder of how rich the idea of money is for the writers who dare to tackle it.
Click Here to read the collection of 2019 Essays
5 High Schoolers and Their College Application Essays About Work, Money and Social Class
Click Here to read the collection of 2018 Essays
4 Standout College Application Essays on Work, Money and Class May 12, 2017 NY Times
Click Here to read the collection of 2017 Essays
Of the more than 200 college application essays that students sent us this year, these — about an artist father, an affluent suburb, frugality and a family with no college graduates — were the ones we liked best. MAY 13, 2016
Click Here to read the collection of 2016 Essays
In College Essays About Money, Echoes of Parents’ Attitudes By RON LIEBER
"Each year, we put out a call for college application essays about money, work and social class. This year, we picked seven -- about pizza, parental sacrifice, prep school students, discrimination and deprivation." Complied by Ron Lieber, May 21,2015 NY Times
Click Here to read the collection of 2015 Essays
Thrift Store Shame, Then Pride
Essays About Work and Class That Caught a College’s Eye
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