Writing Workshop

  • College Just Ahead


    The College Application is a lifeless thing- a few sheets of paper and a few numbers. The essay is the best way to breathe life into your application.

    Pearland High School will offer 3 writing workshop sessions during the summer of 2019.

    These workshops will address 1. Tackling the Question 2. Brainstorming and Selecting an Essay Topic 3. Structure and Outline Your Idea 4. Introduction and Conclusion 5. Style and Tone 6. Revising and Editing 7. Rough Draft/Final Essay

    The Apply Texas on-line college application opens July 1, 2019 www.applytexas.org

    The Common Application on-line application opens August 1, 2019 www.commonapp.org

    Who: Pearland High School Seniors 2020

    Where: Searcy Library

    When: 9am- 12 pm

    Session 1: June 4-5 (Essay 1) Session 2: June 11-12 (Essay 2) Session 3: June 18-19 (Essay 3)


    It is the student’s responsibility to check the universities in which they plan to attend on how many essays are required for their application, some colleges/majors may require an additional essay. For example, the College of Engineering at Texas A&M University and nursing majors at The University of Texas.

    Cost: $50.00 per session billed in your Skyward Fee Management

    Materials needed: paper, pen/pencil (a flash-drive will be provided to all participants)

    Registration deadline the day before each session and payment is due the first day of each session.