A few places still remain for soon-to-be high school seniors in a summer class, "Writing an Effective College Application Essay." The four-session class will meet in July from 6-7:45 p.m. at Pingree School in South Hamilton. One session meets on Tuesdays beginning July 8; a second session meets on Thursdays beginning July 10. The course is open to students from any school or community. The cost is $375. For more information, go to www.pingree.org/getready4college or call 978-468-4415 ext. 233.