Watchung Booksellers Hosts Ellen Kolba and Jessica de Koninck in College Essay Writing Virtual Event

Watchung Booksellers is pleased to host Ellen Kolba, co-author of In Your Own Voice: Writing Successful College Application Essays in discussion with writer and Montclair Board of Ed member Jessica de Koninck. Just in time for high school seniors beginning their college applications, the two will discuss the essay writing process and the changing college landscape. The free online event will be held Wednesday, September 9 at 7:30pm .

Kolba and co-author Sheila C. Crowell are the founders of the Writers Room Program, created for Montclair Schools in 1993. In addition to her private practice, Kolba is a volunteer writing coach at Montclair’s IMANI College Advocacy Center, a no-cost program for students of color to help them gain admission to college or post-secondary education.

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