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Summer College Essay Prep Tutoring: 11th+ 12thGraders
Public speaking + Interview Tutoring: All Ages
Creative Writing or Novel Help: All Ages
Get a jumpstart on college app essays! Between applications and standardized testing, students can run out of steam when attempting to write multiple personal essays with dizzying deadlines. The end result? Shallow, disorganized, overly-formal, or poorly-written personal narratives that make admission counselors’ eyes glaze over. Grab their attention by capturing who you truly are in your personal voice and words. Take advantage of the Common App release in August, then kick back in senior year and have the time to enjoy it.
Tutor with a published author and journalist and walk away with…
- Tips to write a memorable interest-based response by unearthing unique details about specific colleges
- Confidence and skills to tackle any personal essay, anytime
- Zero in on personal examples and family anecdotes that express who you are as a unique individual–not only for essays, but for college and job interviews
- Dive right into essay writing and get it done!
Public Speaking for All Ages: Score an advantage by learning how to give speeches and present yourself as a winner with speaking techniques that will last a lifetime.Whether it’s your first job interview at the local coffee shop or an acceptance speech for a special honor, the ability to present yourself in a clear, informative, and interesting way is the most neglected, yet critical, skill you can have to succeed in school and life. Learn how to be at ease with public speaking, express who you are in a professional light, and be ready for any question, any time. Award-winning published author and longtime Toastmaster member and speech winner will share the secrets to public speaking in a fun and engaging way that will increase your confidence.
Creative Writing Skills for All Ages: Do you write poems in the margins of your math homework? Plot out books while cleaning your room? Working on a book but already lost in the murky middle? If so, learn the secrets to creative writing with a two-time, award-winning novelist of young adult books. You will create a plot chart filled with exciting characters and plot twists, as well as tips and techniques to develop characters and improve your writing fast. Have an idea already? Let’s work together to create a gripping first chapter. Started but stuck? We can get nudge that project forward and have fun along the way.
L.B. Schulman is the author of two award-winning young adult novels: LEAGUE OF STRAYS and STOLEN SECRETS. She has contributed numerous articles for online sites and national magazines. L.B. is the Co-Regional Bay Area Advisor for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and is a co-founder of the advanced writer’s workshop, Better Books Marin. An experienced member of Toastmasters, L.B. has won several speech competitions. She has also been a judge for the past six years at the Marin County Margie Burke Speech Tournament and a judge for five years at both the regional and national level of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Lisa is on the faculty for the 2021 Marin Girls’ Conference.
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