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Mastering US Personal Essay Workshop 📝

Your only chance to meet our Duke University Graduate!


Thursday, Dec 1st


8:00PM - 9:00PM

Online Workshop

The virtual event will be hosted on Zoom

Why are personal essays important for top US unis?

Your personal essay is the one time you get the chance of genuinely introducing yourself with your own voice.

The US universities specifically is known for having a very competitive applicant list. Thus, this is your chance to stand out.

In this workshop, you will learn about:

US and UK essays
Difference between US and UK essays.

The power of storytelling and why your essay matters?

personal stories
How can you use your personal stories effectively?

brainstorm, structure, refine essays
How to brainstorm, structure and refine your college essay?


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Meet The Speaker

Carolina Lyrio

  • Graduated from Duke University with a double major in Psychology and French and a Minor in Education.
  • One of the founders of the Duke Brazilian Association focusing on promoting academic and social events at Duke, and service initiatives in Brazil.
  • After graduating, she started working with US-oriented college prep. Her favourite aspect of the process is helping students find and tell their stories as she believes this empowers them to be who they really are.
  • Carolina has worked with over 100 students individually and has led workshops to another 400. Her students have been accepted to Ivy League schools, Stanford and her alma mater Duke.
Carolina Lyrio
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How should you choose a best-fit topic?

"It doesn't matter if the topic is serious or light-hearted - as long as it's meaningful to you, and says something important about who you are and how you've changed over time"
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