College Admissions Essays
Find your voice as you brainstorm, structure, and draft Common App and supplemental essays that will set your application apart from the stack. We offer in-person and online draft workshops to help you get started. Sign up for additional one-on-one coaching sessions to take your admissions essays to the next level.
Graduate & Professional Essays
Your grades are solid, your test scores are great, and your shadowing hours are in the books. Now it’s time to convince the admissions team that you are a perfect fit for your dream program. We help you optimize your application by coaching you to top-tier content and writing in your personal statement and supplemental essays.
Applying to a competitive undergraduate major at your university? Let’s make sure your personal statement and any additional essays land in the plus column for acceptance. We help you analyze the prompts and craft laser-focused content to boost your chances of winning a coveted spot.
Here you’ll find fresh literature and writing content for high school and middle school teachers, along with discussions of trends and resources to streamline your planning and grading. Give your students outstanding curriculum materials, discover books to help you grow, and leave breathing room for your life outside school.
Here you’ll find fresh literature and writing content for high school and middle school teachers, along with discussions of trends and resources to streamline your planning and grading. Give your students outstanding curriculum materials, discover books to help you grow, and leave breathing room for your life outside school. Join us here.
Prompt #22: Words are magical. Let’s make something spectacular today. Below you will find five sets of words. Choose one word from each group, and write a sentence using all those words. Look at the lists carefully. Let ambiguity work for you. You may reorder the words however you like. Include as many additional words… Continue reading On Wednesdays We Write – Prompt #22
Fall is the season for college applications and teacher recommendations. While students are snowed under the back-to-school course load, extracurriculars, and senior activities, teachers are slammed with parent communications, lunch-hall-carline-whatever duties, lesson plans, in-class engagement, and grading. Adding a stack of college recommendations to a teacher’s otherwise overstuffed life is a necessary burden. Most teachers… Continue reading How to Write A Great Teacher Recommendation Letter
Prompt #21: In literature, we associate wind with seasons and change. Wind stirs up, brings in, and carries away. Ponder those three actions for a moment. Write 100-200 words about a time in your life when change came and stirred things up. Write 100-200 words about a time when change brought something new. Write 100-200… Continue reading On Wednesdays We Write – Prompt #21
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