Better Business Writing
This workshop can be tailored to suit the specific needs of a company or group. Typical subjects include writing with clarity and brevity, avoiding the most common grammar and mechanics errors, better emailing, and the importance of understanding audience. Interactive exercises give participants a chance to practice what they’re learning and maximize retention.
Four hours to a higher score! Lauren and Essex High School math teacher Stacey Anthony walk students through the entire SAT, explaining strategies for each section, including how best to use the time allotted and when to guess. SAT Bootcamp reduces test anxiety through familiarization and practice, and increases test-taking confidence by teaching proven strategies for the Mathematics, Critical Reading, and Writing Sections. Students will also come away with a clear idea of the sections on which they need to focus study. For more information visit www.satbootcampvt.com.
Write Your Way Into College
For high school juniors and seniors, this two hour interactive seminar covers the college application and SAT essays. You’ll learn what admissions departments are looking for, and how to write an essay that makes your application stand out. Topics include anatomy of an essay, subjects to avoid, the most common grammar and mechanics mistakes, and the five Common Application topics with best and worst approaches. The SAT section explains how to write a polished rough draft in 25 minutes. From using each minute to your best advantage to reading and understanding the essay prompt, organizing and outlining, and coming up with attention grabbing introductions, you’ll learn how to approach this essay with a plan for success.