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College Application Portfolio Workshop

This is an exciting time. To avoid it becoming an unduly stressful time, participate in some consistent, thoughtful work on your
College Application Portfolio during the summer.

Here’s to a new adventure!

2018 - College Application Portfolio Summer Workshops

Each session is a week-long, 15-hour workshop with a maximum 5:1 student-teacher ratio.

Session 1: June 18-22 - CLOSED
Session 2: June 25-29 - CLOSED
Session 3: August 6-10

Meeting Times
12:30 to 3:30, Monday through Friday


Reserve - To reserve a space in a workshop session, please submit this registration form and a non-refundable $150 deposit. You may do this electronically or by post:

If you'd like to register electronically, save the registration form as a pdf, complete it, save it again, and email it to Use the PayPal button below.

If you'd like to register by post, complete the registration form, print it, and mail it with a check made payable to Granada Treehouse Studio to 1846 Granada Avenue, San Diego, CA 92102.

The remaining balance, $400 is due on or before the first day of the workshop session you attend.

Additional, individual sessions for further guidance on essays, supplements, and scholarship essays are $60 per hour. Contact Melissa to schedule sessions.

Workshop 1 - Closed

Workshop 2 - Closed  

Workshop 3 - Aug 6-10

Workshop Details

Supplies - Bring transcript, laptop, Google Drive account; we'll supply snacks, wi-fi, binder, handouts, and instruction on the topics below. You'll need to spend two or more hours at home each workshop day continuing to write, research, and revise in order to complete these items.*


Organizing Google Drive Folder and Documents for College Application Portfolio

Writing the Reflective College Admissions Essay

Writing Activities, Descriptors, and Resumes

Creating the Teacher Recommendation Request Packets

Articulating College Choice Rationales

Considering Financial Aid Resources with a Brief Introduction

Individual Sessions: If you are interested in individual writing sessions with Melissa contact her at

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