PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — High school students from around the region will try to get a head start on the college application process Friday at St. Joseph’s University during a college preparation event.
The free event is designed for future first generation college students and includes instructors and programs to simplify the process. One of the programs students will be introduced to is EssayDog.
EssayDog is a new computer software program that uses specific prompts and video tutorials to help students craft a strong, story-driven personal statement for college applications.
“I hope it helps me write more, write more than I’m comfortable with,” said student Adam Bennett of the Science Leadership Academy at Beeber.
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