• College Essay Mentors

    Essay Mentor Support for Students

    Oakland Tech’s College Essay Mentors provide FREE assistance with the college application essay (UCs, personal statement, common app, supplements) on a first-come, first-served basis. Mentors are professional writers seeking to support Tech students — especially those who do not have access to professional college counselors. For a student with inconsistent grades or a deeper story to tell, the essay can make a huge difference in admissions. Students do not need to have drafted essays to come in for help. Click here to meet the OT College Essay Mentors »

    College Essay Mentors Want to Work with You!

    Tech seniors: It's time to get started on your college essays. Tech's College Essay Mentors want to work with you! All appointments are free of charge. UC PIQs, Common App and supplements. We are currently working virtually, with in-person appointments coming soon. Find the link to the sign-up form in your Senior English teacher's Google classroom.

    Program hours: (coming soon)

    Questions about the Essay Mentor Program can be directed to your senior English teacher, advisory teacher, the Assistant Principal for 12th grade Dr. Woolridge or to the Oakland Tech College & Career Center.

     

    Here are links to the essay questions or prompts for college applicants: (coming soon)

     

    PRESENTATION SLIDES: UC PERSONAL INSIGHT QUESTIONS

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