Effective Secondary Essays

Insider tips for writing effective secondary essays — Advice from Saint James School’s Admission Director

After an exciting interview trip to your favorite U.S. Boarding school, it is time to focus your attention on your next application step: essay writing! While you may have a faint idea of what stories you want to share, do you know how to make it stand out among the competition? The key to an outstanding essay is building dynamic content. With limited time to review your application, your essay must catch the admission officer’s attention from the very first sentence. But do you know what the Admission Officer is expecting to learn from your essay?

Let us guide you along in this process! We sincerely invite students and parents to join us for the intimate presentation by Mr. Ben Douglass, Director of Admission from Saint James School in Hagerstown, Maryland. Mr. Douglass will share an insider’s perspective to the application process, revealing what admission committees really look for in an applicant’s essays. He will also share from his first hand experience what is it really like living and studying in U.S boarding school.

All students and parents are welcome to join!

Benjamin H. Douglass, Director of Admissions at Saint James School in Maryland

Time: 7:00 PM on Thursday, October 13th, 2016
Address: Jingguang Center, 27th Floor, East 3rd Ring Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100020
Register:Email parida@duewesteducation.com OR phone (010) 85910912-0
(Due West families could notify parent counselor in advance)