Professor Jake's "Common App Brainstorming Session" has been studied by researchers at Cornell University and is the foundation for an upcoming book on succ...
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Describe yourself in five words
Best piece of advice
Favorite subject in school
Favorite after-school activities
Favorite TV show
Package students also receive a pdf of my favorite 200+ successful personal statements and supplementary essays completed by students who've given me permission to share, often alongside early drafts and my own written commentary.
Already have a draft completed? Send it in for review! Grammar and other sentence-level revisions made inline, with tips, tricks, suggestions, thoughts, stories, and suggestions for further reflection left in comments! In addition I'll provide a write-up with my overall impression, rationale, and suggestions for next steps. Leave any questions in the "notes" box and I'll answer those, as well! It's also useful if you let me know what you think you're doing well, where you feel like you've struggled to be clear or effective, and any extra details that will help me evaluate the essay with your specific needs in mind.
The Personal Essay: From Start to Finish
A Complete Introduction to the Admissions Process
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THE Common App Brainstorming Session--Discounted!
The #1 bestseller. Completely prepares you to begin a rough draft! 2+hrs live & 2+hrs asynchronous.
- Review your profile and the information provided
- Review your essay draft
- Offer detailed guidance for refining your essay topic and structure
- Leave in-document feedback and changes
- Correct grammar and punctuation (if applicable)
- Provide a set of clear actionable next steps
“Thank you so much for your feedback! I appreciate your help reviewing this essay for free!"Thuc N.
“Always insightful feedback. Taking my essays to a level I'm truly proud to submit."Debbie G.
“Professor Jake is very knowledgeable, insightful and thorough on reviewing my essays!! "Anna M.