College Admissions Essay Live Chat Today
Author of new book on the college application essay, Sarah McGinty, will take questions from Patch readers live beginning at 6 p.m.
Have burning questions about how to write a college application essay? Later this week, Belmont Patch will give you the opportunity to ask them without leaving the comfort of your home (or your desk).
Today, Thursday, September 20 at 6 p.m., Belmont Patch will participate in a live chat with Sarah Myers McGinty, author of the "The College Application Essay and former member of the writing faculty at Harvard University, as well as former admissions director at Sarah Lawrence College and principal of the McGinty Consulting Group.
And on Sunday, Sept. 23 McGinty will be at the Brookline Booksmith at 4 p.m., talking more about her book and about the process of making your essay say, "Pick me!"
So, either leave your question below now and then come back to Belmont Patch at 6 p.m., or wait to type your question when you enter our chat room that evening. (We will have an article with the chat room will live on the morning before the chat begins, so you can bookmark it and come back once we're underway, or enter your email address and receive a reminder before the chat starts.)
Start thinking up questions about what makes a winning college application essay, and we will see you on Thursday!