New York Times Summer Contest Workshop
For grades 9-11 / ages 14-17
Learn to write short, persuasive essays about important events.
Yours could be published in the New York Times!
Manila/HK/China: 9 a.m. July 29, Aug 5, Aug 12
US: 8 p.m. CT/9 p.m. ET July 28, Aug 4, Aug 11
Ideal for international students who plan to apply to U.S. colleges. You’ll learn writing skills for your Common Application personal statement, U of California, Texas, and other U.S. college essays.
Three online, interactive small-group workshops. Each one contains an interactive activity/discussion, handout/references and short writing assignment.
Package includes 3 one-hour meetings and three entries to the contest.
What is a commentary/response essay? Types of persuasive writing and what they all contain. Contest rules and how to enter.
Strengthening your case with evidence and counterclaims.
What makes a well written personal essay? Conversational writing with flair.
$150 includes three one-hour workshops and three entries into the contest.
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Students will need access to nytimes.com and a student subscription. Cost: US$2 per month. Subscribe here