Writing Boot Camp is a three-week hybrid course designed for incoming Jessup students who want to boost their writing skills and gain the confidence needed to become prepared for college-level writing. In three weeks’ time, students can gain the skills needed to test out of ENGL 092 and be eligible for ENGL 101A in the fall. The class runs two weeks online (August 6–17, 2018) and one week on campus (August 20–23, 2018 from 1-4pm). Registration fee: $100 (or $175 for both boot camps). Tuition is waived for students enrolled in Freshmen or Transfer Academy.
- Gain confidence needed to successfully write college-level essays.
- Write organized essays controlled by a strong thesis.
- Develop and expand ideas that are supported by a variety of relevant details and support.
- Construct sentences that demonstrate control of grammar, sentence variety, word choice, and conventions of standard written English.