Writing Competition Course

Grades 9-11

Admission to highly competitive universities has never been more challenging. The key to a successful application is standing out from the hundreds of other highly qualified applicants. ASC offers high school students a unique way to attract attention from these high-quality universities: earn top prizes in national writing competitions!

No matter what you want to major in at college, writing is a critical skill that all top-rated universities look for in a successful applicant. It does not matter what you know if you can’t convey it clearly and coherently in writing. The ability to write exciting and compelling papers has never been more important.

The A+ Program’s Writing Competition Course allows high school students to explore their creativity and passion for writing, while also preparing them for their academic and professional futures. The course agenda addresses teaching integral and effective writing strategies for genres such as poetry, short stories, expository, and personal narratives, as well as developing and practicing life success skills like goal setting and time management. By the end of this course, students will complete 2 or 3 writing competition submissions based on the competitions they individually research and select at the beginning of the course. Each writing competition has its own deadline and application process. Therefore, each student will individually conference with their instructor on how to tackle each writing submission and entry form to ensure deadlines are met and quality work is produced. In the A+ Program’s Writing Competition Course, students will feel accomplished and, hopefully, receive a prestigious award!

Compete for Top Prizes in These Competitions:

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards,
John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest,
SPJ / JEA High School Essay Contest,
and more!

Writing Competition Course

Schedule

Nov 8, 10, 15, 17, 29,
Dec 1, 6, 8, 13, 15,
Jan 5

Class times

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Tuition

$780

Locations:
1106 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA 02215

Online

Download Application Form

Complete the application form and email it to us (aplusinfo@ascenglish.com) or mail to us. We will get in touch with you within one business day.

Testimonials
Tancrede R
“I love writing so much, and I don’t want to miss a class at A+!” Tancrede R., 4th Grade
2016-06-15T09:41:22+00:00
“I love writing so much, and I don’t want to miss a class at A+!” Tancrede R., 4th Grade
Elan’s mother
“My husband showed me Elan’s works and we were so happily surprised that Elan is able to write with such…
2016-06-15T09:42:05+00:00
“My husband showed me Elan’s works and we were so happily surprised that Elan is able to write with such vivid vocabulary and in really clear organization!” Elan’s mother
Brandon Lum
“This program isn’t just based on academics. When you come to ASC, you start building friendships and life skills. I…
2016-06-15T10:02:47+00:00
“This program isn’t just based on academics. When you come to ASC, you start building friendships and life skills. I improve each year with my Math and English skills, and coming here gives me a head start for the next school year. I have enjoyed coming back each year, and will continue to come back View Full →
Corey Wong
“For several years, I have come to ASC each summer, and it has helped me gain an edge over my…
2016-06-15T10:03:37+00:00
“For several years, I have come to ASC each summer, and it has helped me gain an edge over my classmates for the upcoming school year. ASC is more than a place to grow academically-it is a fun, rewarding environment that helps you grow as a person.” Corey Wong (Newton North High School, Grade 11) View Full →
Damini Gopal
“A+ has helped me learn new strategies that I can use to tackle the old and new SAT. My teachers…
2016-06-15T10:04:20+00:00
“A+ has helped me learn new strategies that I can use to tackle the old and new SAT. My teachers are very nice and helpful, and they are always sharing knowledge of tips, books, apps, and strategies that may help me. I have been in this program for five years, and I always find the View Full →