Recommended credits will vary based upon student’s writing ability and college list

.5 credits = Essay 349 words or less
.75 credits = Essay 350-499 words (typically used for the UC Personal Insight Question)
1 credit = Essay 500-750 words (typically used for the Common Application essay)


6 Credits = $500

  • Basic Essay Package
  • Student is looking to develop a base and foundation for their essay prompts


12 Credits = $900

  • Standard UC and Common App Package
  • Great for students applying to a select number of target and safety schools


20 Credits = $1,400

  • Comprehensive UC, Common App, and campus-specific universities
  • Priority for your own dedicated essay reviewer
  • Well-rounded college list with a handful of reach, target, and safety schools 
  • Personal editor network and priority for the same reviewer across all essays


30 Credits = $1,900

  • Top 10-20% student in graduating class applying to multiple competitive universities
  • Personal editor network and priority for the same reviewer across all essays
  • Increase chances for acceptance and scholarship money

Essay Review Service

  • Approachable and actionable. Our Essay Specialists use a friendly tone to help students develop a compelling story in their own voice.
  • Feedback includes overall comments to address:
    • Content and structural issues
    • In-text comments
    • Suggestions to improve readability, flow, and grammar
  • The average first draft revision for the Common App essay receives 750+ words of feedback
  • Save time and streamline the essay writing process


  • Our handpicked Essay Specialists have reviewed over 15,000 admissions essays, helping students get accepted into every top 50 university and earn millions in scholarship money.
  • Essay Specialists typically come from top institutions with backgrounds in either education or writing.  We even have professional writers, authors, and playwrights!
  • Guide students through the writing process, promote clarity, and preserve a student's authentic voice and story 
  • Our Essay Specialists love this kind of work!  They're a passionate group who enjoy helping students improve their essay and writing skills.

What's Included

  • Students receive personalized log-in account to submit/receive essay revisions
  • Turnaround time now 2-3 business days!
    (previously 5-7 business days)
  • Can be used for:
    • Common Application Essay/Supplement
    • UC Personal Insight Question(s)
    • Campus-specific essay prompt
  • Each package includes proprietary software that gives students access to:
    • Writing modules created to help students develop and structure content for their personal statement and common supplements
    • Personalized essay list with prompts for each school on a student's college list
    • Tool that helps students create a compelling and nicely formatted resume/activities list

Sample of our Dedicated Essay Specialists:


I’m a playwright, editor and writing teacher with a focus on arts education. ¬†Right now, I teach at Interlochen Arts Camp while traveling around the country for productions of my plays. I went to Columbia University as an undergrad, and I got my MFA at UT Austin as a Michener Fellow, a program for young writers that accepts less than one percent of applicants and provides over $100,000 of funding. I love helping students communicate what’s most important about their lives!


I’m currently a freelance writer and editor based in New York. My work has appeared in Chicago magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Bustle, Screen Rant, and Alternative Press, among others. I attended the prestigious Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and have over four years of experience under my belt, including writing, editing, researching, and fact-checking.