Friday, November 2, 2012

College Essay Boot Camp is TOMORROW! See you there.

Attention Student Participants and Tutors! 

College Essay Boot Camp is is some reminder information.

  • Morning Session/Both Sessions: please report to the Behrakis Center at 9:30am.
  • Afternoon Session: please report to the Behrakis Center at 12:30pm. 


  • Morning Session/Both Sessions: please report to the Behrakis Center at 8:00am
  • Students, please report to the Behrakis Center at 9:30am 

A few other notes:

Bring your essay (hard copy or on a thumb drive - be sure to label either with your name!) and a pen. You may also want to bring something to read or homework to do, if you plan to arrive early. 

Your training time is dependent on your registration time. Morning and Both Session Tutors will be trained from 9:00-10:00am. Afternoon Tutors will be trained from 12:15-1:oopm. 


  • A bagel breakfast and a pizza lunch will be provided.
  • Please check your email for additional information including directions to the Behrakis Center and a map! See you tomorrow! 

Monday, September 17, 2012

Sign Up For FREE College Essay Boot Camp On November 3rd, 10am-4pm!

Overview: 826 Boston, Northeastern University, and WriteBoston will host an intensive weekend writing session to assist at least 100 college-bound high school seniors from the Boston area with their college essays, personal statements, and applications. Trained tutors will be available to provide individualized writing help to students from across the city. The event is free. 

When: Saturday, November 3rd, 10:00am-4:00pm 
Where: Behrakis Science Center (30 Leon Street), Northeastern University 

Students: Sign Up Here. 

Tutors: Sign Up Here. 

Lunch will be provided and tours of the Northeastern University campus will also be offered. Questions? Please call 826 Boston at 617.442.5400 or email us at For more information about our organization, please visit us at