College Essay Workshop

Write your college essay in a fun, interactive summer workshop! Led by master educator and writing coach Vered Strapp, this four-day workshop will walk you through the process of brainstorming, organizing, drafting, and revising a college essay that puts your best self forward. Using Vered’s detailed feedback and individualized approach, you will leave the workshop feeling confident in your completed Common App essay.

Vered Strapp has served on the faculty at Gann Academy for fourteen years teaching English to grades 9-12. She is a graduate of Newton North High School. She holds a B.A. in English and American Literature from Harvard University and an M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. Teaching writing is Vered’s passion. She enjoys making a personal connection with students and families who work with her.

The workshop will take place online on July 14th, 16th, 21st, and 23rd from 10:30 am – 12:00 noon. For more information, please email