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Teacher Qualifications

The instructor, Shauna Whelan, has the following qualifications:

  • Eighteen years full-time high school English teaching experience at Ursuline Academy and Seven Hills Upper School

  • Fourteen years experience teaching the College Application Essay Course at Ursuline Academy

  • Two years experience teaching the College Application Essay Course at Northwestern University’s summer institute for gifted students

  • Expertise on the subject through reading the latest publications on effective college essay writing.  She has completed extensive research on the topic so that you don’t have to.

  • Experience reading thousands of college admission essays, similar to a college admission officer

  • Teaching license in high school English through the state of Ohio

  • Designated a Master Teacher by the Ohio Department of Education

  • Recipient of the Sister Xavier Ladrigan Excellence in Education Award through Ursuline Academy

  • Recipient of Outstanding Educator Award through Cincy Magazine

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