Michele Turk

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College Admissions Expert to Speak in Greenwich on May 5

Topics to be covered include tactics for students to boost their odds of acceptance at a selective college. There will be advice and about formulating an admissions strategy (including Early Action and Early Decision applications), creating a balanced school list, and planning summer activities to make your college applications stand out. There will also be a presentation on the Common Application essay prompts and various supplemental essays. Continue Reading →

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A Bloc of Writers to Offer Free Session: “Getting In: What You Need to Know About College Admissions”

On Thursday, May 25 at the Greenwich Water Club, the folks from A Bloc of Writers will hold a session entitled “Getting In: What You Need to Know About College Admissions.” Join Michele Turk and Daisy Florin of A Bloc of Writers, a Greenwich-based writing, editing and tutoring company, will present a PowerPoint presentation on how to tackle the new Common App essay prompts and various supplemental essays. In addition, Anjali Nadig, their college admissions consultant, will be on hand to offer valuable advice and answer questions about formulating an admissions strategy, including early admission/early decision applications. Students and parents are welcome to attend. The session runs from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Continue Reading →

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Tips for Selecting a Topic for Your College Application Essay

“So when you sit down to write your essay – and you need to start soon since ED and EA deadlines are five weeks away – remember that the most memorable essays are about mundane, everyday topics. In fact, you can find something to write about right in your hometown – or even in your own home.” – Michele Turk Continue Reading →

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