English Teachers & The College Essay

At this point in the school year, many senior English teachers assign the college essay as a class assignment to be completed for a grade.  While this may seemingly “kill two birds with one stone”, relieving parents concerns about their student’s seeming procrastination to start writing the essay and student’s thinking that “once and for all, they’ll be done with the entire essay”, in our experience, the college application essay is more complex to draft.

Listen to our podcast to help use the English class assignment as a beginning of the college essay drafting process.

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About Jill Yoshikawa, Ed M, Partner of Creative Marbles Consultancy

Jill Yoshikawa, EdM, Harvard ’99, a seasoned, 25 year educator and consultant, is meticulous in helping clients navigate all aspects of the educational experience, no matter the level of complexity. She combines educational theory with experience to advise families, schools and educators. A UCSD and Harvard graduate, as well as a former high school teacher, Jill works tirelessly to help her clients succeed.
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