Learn to write the perfect essay

An Immersive Weekend Course

With Tara Khandelwal

One of the most challenging parts of applying to colleges can be writing the perfect statement of purpose or personal essay – one that fits your life, education, hobbies and interests. Not only must this document highlight
your unique skills and experiences but it must also exude confidence and show exactly why you are the right fit for a particular course or university.

In Bound three-hour weekend workshop and personal coaching, you will learn the tricks and techniques of writing the perfect college application essay that makes you seem like the ideal candidate for the prestigious university program of your choice. We will help you get your application essay ready to send out to colleges.

DURATION : 3 hours

DATES : Saturday, 5th December 2020

AGE LIMIT : 16 and above

  • Opening with a strong argument and highlighting your personality
  • Making your essay clear and concise
  • Tailoring the essay to fit the university requirements


Overcome writer’s block

  • Write more and have fun through engaging writing prompts

  • Discuss and evaluate your ideas with your classmates

  • Write without judgment

Finish a story

  • Brainstorm and find an idea to work on
  • Expand the idea into a coherent narrative
  • Finish the story you started

Submit your story to magazines!

  • Find the right place for your story
  • Write a cover letter
  • Send it!

Interested in this class? We will keep you in the loop when this class happens next.

Drop a query and we will get in touch to answer all your questions.

One Course, three outcomes

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Build a strong foundation in fiction

Learn how to edit your own work or supplement your income by becoming a freelance editor. In addition to editing skills and techniques, you can learn how to build an editing portfolio and how to establish relationships with writers and publishers.
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Become a short story writer

Do you want to build a career around books? Learn about publishing houses and literary agents and the role they play in the creation of books. This could be the first step in your literary career!

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Get published!

Are you a writer trying to get your book published? Polish your book with our editing techniques and get insider knowledge of the publishing industry. Perfect your book proposal and learn the tricks and tips to getting published!


5th December 2020
3pm to 6pm :
Age: 16 & Above

15th April, 2023
11 am - 1 pm :
Analyse the ingredients of a good short story

16th April, 2023
11 am - 1 pm : Write a short story from scratch

More than just a course

Limited seats available!

About the instructors

Tara Khandelwal

Founder & Managing Director

Tara Khandelwal is an editor with 10+ years of experience. She works with the biggest publishing houses in India and with Writers’ Side, Asia’s largest literary agency. She is an alumna of Barnard College, Columbia University and the Columbia Publishing Course.

Their Work at Bound

Bound provides a variety of services that help writers develop their skills and get their work ready for publishing. Tara Khandelwal and Aishwarya Javalgekar offer manuscript and proposal edits and guide writers in developing their stories. Tara has edited many acclaimed books, including Three Impossible Wishes by Anmol Malik and Essential Items by Udayan Mukherjee.

What our clients have to say

Frequently Asked Questions

We have an age limit of 16 and above for most classes. But we also conduct a variety of children’s classes over the years. If we don’t have an upcoming class, we can provide a one-on-one mentorship. Read more here.
Unfortunately, we don’t offer refunds. But we can offer you a seat in another class for the same price or upgrade you to one of our mentorship programs with additional payment
If you have an interesting class designed that would add value to Bound’s classes and creative communities, share your ideas and your profile with us at [email protected]. We are always interested in collaborating with new instructors.
If you have an interesting class designed that would add value to Bound’s classes and creative communities, share your ideas and your profile with us at [email protected]. We are always interested in collaborating with new instructors.

Only our professional classes are certified. We specify which ones are certified in the list of classes above