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 #32: Make a list of ten things. You can choose ANY common connection for your list—places you would like to travel, chores you need to do on your next day off, theme parties you would like to host or attend, series you want to binge-watch, cars you hope to own, jobs you want to… Continue reading On Wednesdays We Write – Prompt #32
Prompt #31: Brainstorm the specifications of the app you wish someone would create to organize your life perfectly. Everything you need would be in one place: schedule, reminders, to-do list, contacts, information-organizers, essential documents, work and entertainment links, news feeds, etc. Think of everything you can across all areas of your life. In this one… Continue reading On Wednesday We Write – Prompt #31
Prompt #30: Make a list of 15-20 events in your life that have shaped who you are. Think of the stories you could tell about each event. For each major life-shaping experience you identify, write a one-sentence summary of what happened and how it contributed to who you are today. Prompt #30 Challenge: Write the… Continue reading On Wednesday We Write – Prompt #30
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