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In this session we’ll begin by “Naming the DVD chapters” of the essay and learn four different ways to outline an essay. In short, this is when we begin to interpret and organize all the content generated in the brainstorming exercises.

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Video Guide

0:10 - Intro
1:11 - Deciding on the Big Chunks
1:35 - Examples for Types A, B, C & D
7:14 - Creating a Timeline of Your Life
20:02 - The 21 Details Exercise
21:42 - The Stuff You Should Know About Me List
24:03 - What to Do with the Values List
27:10 - Finding a Framing Device
30:45 - What to Do After You Have Outline 1.0
31:44 - Option 1: Name the DVD Chapters
32:37 - Option 2: Create Outline 2.0
33:53 - The Focused Objects Exercise
36:55 - How to Outline Any Essay in Just a Few Minutes
42:08 - The Importance of Throwing Out Everything You Think You Know
43:59 - Homework

Resources Referenced in this Session

YouTube: How to Write Your College Essay if You've Experience Significant Challenges
My 21 Details Exercise
Amazon: Do What You Are
How to Write your College Essay in One Night
My Core Counseling Values

Session 2 – Q&A