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Be a Better Writer Workshop – To the Top Education Group

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In this brief, intensive workshop, students will dig into the core principles of writing with Wow Writing Workshop’s senior coach, Joe Kane. Topics include how to build a solid argument, diction and syntax, understanding an audience, organizing thoughts, and using evidence effectively to support a thesis. Students will attend four one-hour classes via videoconference and complete weekly assignments, which the instructor will respond to in writing. Session recordings will be available for two weeks after the workshop ends.

Workshop Schedule: Thursdays, 7-8 pm Central

April 18           April 25           May 2              May 9

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Joe Kane, Senior Writing Coach

A writer and editor, Joe Kane has been teaching college and high school writing for over a decade. He holds a BA in English and an MA in creative writing from Central Michigan University; his poems and stories have been published in a variety of magazines. Joe is in his fifth year with Wow, where he coaches college essay, creative writing and academic writing students. He also created Wow’s College Essay Crash Course video courses and contributes blogs to the Wow website. In addition to his work with Wow, Joe is the program director of SLANT, which provides creative writing opportunities for Nashville area teens.

Free Parent Chats (old page, with student info)

Free Essay Writing Workshop for Students

To stand out in a college essay, you need to write something meaningful that highlights a positive trait and personalizes the application packet. But it can be hard to write about yourself, especially when the stakes for college admission seem so high.

Join Wow President Kim Lifton, a national expert on the college application essay, for a free 60-minute workshop to get started on those essays the right way. She’ll answer your questions and share Wow’s best tips so you can stay calm and stand out where it matters most — inside the admissions office.

If you can’t join us live, register anyway, and we’ll send you a link to the recording.

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Free Pro Chats

Free Professional Chats

Join Wow CEO Susan Knoppow for a FREE 30-minute phone call, just for counselors and consultants. She will answer your questions and share tips to help you support your students and their families through the college essay-writing process. We get together one Wednesday a month, 1-1:30 p.m. Eastern. Choose the session you prefer, then join us live or listen to the recording.

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Business Communication Institute Seminars

Real Solutions to Common Issues

Business Communication Seminars are brief, focused workshops to solve your most challenging problems. No gimmicks, no complex systems. Just straightforward, manageable tips and solutions. BCI Seminars offer:

  • Six weeks of focused attention
  • An opportunity to address your most challenging issues
  • Straightforward, manageable tips and solutions
  • Two private consults with Wow President Kim Lifton
  • Activities to help you apply what you’ve learned

How does it work?

  • Six-week Timeframe: Each seminar lasts for six weeks, but the schedule during that time is entirely flexible. You’ll have access to all seminar materials during that time.
  • Intro Webinar: We’ll kick off with a 30-minute webinar, where I’ll provide an overview of the topic and answer your questions. Feel free to join live or listen to the recording.
  • Group Discussion: Your seminar group will have a private discussion forum, where I’ll post questions each week. You can submit your own questions as well, and respond to others in the group. 
  • One-on-one Coaching: You’ll complete a targeted evaluation so we can assess your needs and discuss how to make the most of the seminar resources – tailored just for you. We’ll also schedule a phone or video call to discuss next steps.
  • Post-seminar Follow-up: Once you’ve tried using the seminar resources, stay in touch. Let me know what works, what doesn’t, and what you’ve learned.

Blogging with a Purpose (May 21 – July 2)

Find out what it takes to write a blog with a purpose. We’ll talk about what a blog is, and what it is not, and how yours can be used effectively to increase sales, raise money or build a brand. We’ll also talk about why every blog writer should be able to answer these questions: What is your message? Why? And who is your audience? Includes two private coaching calls with Wow President Kim Lifton, plus step-by-step guidelines and planning documents.  Register below.

Social Media in 2 Hours a Week (July 16 – August 27)

Learn how to run a successful social media program for your organization without wasting valuable time and resources. We’ll discuss why every organization should have an online presence, how to promote your brand using free social media tools, and how you can manage your entire program in just 2 hours a week. We’ll also talk about what social media can and cannot do, and how to set reasonable expectations for your organization. Includes a 60-minute private consult with Wow President Kim Lifton, plus sample schedules and a planning document. Register below.

Sign up today: Just $289

BCI Seminars fill up quickly. We’re keeping each session small, so reserve your spot today.
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College Essay Crash Course – Common Application

College Essay Crash Course – Common Application

Welcome to Wow Writing Workshop’s College Essay Crash Course! This simple video will give you all the insight and tools you need to write a compelling Common App personal statement.

College Essay Crash Course – University of California

College Essay Crash Course – University of California Personal Insight Questions

Welcome to Wow Writing Workshop’s College Essay Crash Course! This simple video will give you all the insight and tools you need to write compelling responses to the University of California’s Personal Insight Questions.

College Essay Crash Course – Supplemental Essays

College Essay Crash Course – Supplemental Essays

Welcome to Wow Writing Workshop’s College Essay Crash Course! These simple videos will give you all the insight and tools you need to write compelling supplemental essays.

After watching the videos, you have several choices:

  1. Use our worksheets to guide you through the review and revision process. Get the worksheets.
  2. Send us your essay for a professional review. We’ll give you feedback on content, structure and polish, along with tips for revision. Use coupon code CRASH to apply the $39 you’ve already spent.  Send us your essay.
  3. Work with a Wow coach, and get expert input on your topic plus multiple reviews of your essay. Use coupon code CRASH to apply the $39 you’ve already spent. Upgrade to a Complete Essay Writing package.

College Essay Crash Course – Common Application (Free Access)

College Essay Crash Course – Common Application

Welcome to Wow Writing Workshop’s College Essay Crash Course! This simple video will give you all the insight and tools you need to write a compelling Common App personal statement.

 

Wow Writing Workshop offers everything you need to write application essays that stand out.

Complete Essay Writing

Writing a college application essay?

Get expert guidance from writing coaches who have helped thousands of students get into college.

Good grades and test scores aren’t enough to land a spot at a top college, but a standout essay can send your application to the top of the pile. We talk to admissions officers all the time, and we know what they’re looking for. Reserve a spot with a Wow coach, and we’ll help you tell your story!

Here’s what satisfied students and parents have to say about Wow:

“I got into U-M, and I am crying. Thank you. I couldn’t have done it without you!”

“I cannot begin to thank you for all the coaching and writing support you provided our son last semester. Obviously the end products impressed the schools; however, more importantly, the skills you taught him will continue to benefit him as he writes throughout his personal and professional life.”

“The process was totally empowering to my son. The tasks were broken down into manageable bits, and he felt good about each stage of the process. There was never any grumbling about it.”

Complete Essay
$650
For students who want help while writing one essay from start to finish
  • COMPLETE includes:
  • Phone meeting with a writing coach to discuss your essay and choose a great topic
  • Multiple reviews of your essay for content, structure and polish
  • Customized writing exercises to address your unique needs
  • Final review by Wow’s professional proofreader