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Writing the College Application Essay

tutoring & advice

 with Joyce Jankowski

short description:
Learn to write an essay that will impress college admissions personnel
long description:
This course will guide students through the process of writing an effective college application essay including addressing the importance of topic selection, learning stand out strategies and writing a final draft worthy of a college submission.
level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
 session structure





Writing the College Application Essay

live session

Learn to write an essay that will impress college admissions personnel

1h 0m

languages: English
fee: free
delivery method: live online

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United States

Joyce Jankowski

description of :
My passion for subject and teaching is recognized by the numerous awards I received during my fifteen years teaching high school English and journalism: Voted Favorite Teacher by students on more than one occasion, Led student newspaper staffs to first place state and national wins in high school newspaper competitions, Nominated for Journalism Teacher of the Year, Nominated numerous times for Who's Who Among America's Teachers.
Teacher's qualifications:
Joyce Jankowski
10842 Trailrider Pass
Littleton, CO 80127
(303) 913-1756

Licensed High School Teacher
Seeking a position as an online instructor

Education and Honors

State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz
New Paltz, New York
B.A. Degree in English
Graduated 1976 Summa Cum Laude
College Presidential Scholar

University of Phoenix, Adelphi University, Metro State College, Adams State College, Chapman University
Combined 30 Graduate credits in education
4.00 g.p.a.

Licensure & Certification

• State of Colorado
• Endorsement: Secondary English Language Arts

Teaching Experience

Columbine High School 1982-1986 1992-1999
Jefferson County Public Schools
Littleton, CO
*Taught ninth to twelfth grade including ninth grade, American Literature, World Literature, Shakespeare, Expository Writing, Speech, Journalism, Newspaper (advisor) and Yearbook (advisor)

Evergreen High School 1980-1981
Jefferson County Public Schools
Evergreen, CO
*Taught ninth, tenth, eleventh grade English, advisor to the school’s newspaper, literary magazine and yearbook

Elbert Public Schools 1977-1979
Elbert County Schools
Elbert, Co
*Taught all grades seventh through twelfth, newspaper advisor, drama club advisor

Sales Experience

Modell’s Book Store, Commack, New York – 1970-1974: Assistant night manager; duties included retail sales, hiring and firing of personnel, ordering books, closing out the store

Coles, The Book People, Englewood, Colorado- 1976-1978 : Assistant Manager; Duties included ordering books, retail sales, determining what books were to be accepted for sales.

Writing Experience

2007 – Published freelance feature writer for Atlanta Woman magazine
Published freelance newspaper writer for The Hampden Press

Professional Honors & Awards

Columbine High School

* Voted Class Mom (favorite female teacher) by the 1998 Senior Class
* Led newspaper staff at Columbine to a first place win in Colorado Press High School State Newspaper Competition - Class A Schools for three consecutive years
* Nominated Journalism Teacher of the Year
*Newspaper staff received the National Medalist Newspaper Award
*Nominated numerous times for Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

Elbert County School

*Voted Favorite Teacher by Senior Class

's preferred teaching style:
My teaching methods were varied and included discussion, lecture, group work, creative assignments and projects,student led activities and the use of audio visual aids. I also enjoyed a very positive rapport with students.

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