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Learn How To Write An Effective Application Or Scholarship Essay At Collin College Workshop

September 11, 2008 – Writing an effective application or scholarship essay could be the difference in getting accepted into the college or university of your choice or getting a scholarship.

Students wanting to learn about strategies and tips for writing your best essay are invited to participate in the free workshop, Writing an Effective Application or Scholarship Essay, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Spring Creek Campus Conference Center, 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, in Plano.

The workshop’s presenter, Marilyn Kaufman, is a well-known speaker and expert on college admissions and serves on The Princeton Review National College Counselor Advisory Board.

Kaufman also is an adjunct professor at SMU-in-Legacy, where she teaches a course on college planning and is a frequent contributor to CBS, ABC and Fox television stations on issues relating to college admission, standardized testing and the college application process.

To register for the workshop – coordinated by Destination College, an initiative sponsored by Collin College, – e-mail

For more information about the workshop or Destination College, contact Marcy Wilson at 972.377.1545 or log on to

Destination College provides the community with resources that enable students and parents to plan and prepare for college.

Collin College serves more than 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.