Lauren Budd
She/Her/Hers
Lauren Budd

About

Hi! My name is Lauren and I am based in Los Angeles, California, though I grew up in rural Maine. I am currently working as a screenwriter and director (my work has appeared on HBO and other networks) but I am passionate about teaching. I have always loved writing and been interested in the college admissions process — I ran a college admissions blog in high school, worked as a peer writing tutor at Dartmouth, and have been a private English and writing tutor and college admissions coach since graduation!

Lauren helped students get into:
Cornell CollegeUniversity of Pennsylvania
Bates CollegeDartmouth College
Wellesley CollegeStanford University
Northwestern CollegeMiddlebury College
Cornell College
University of Pennsylvania
Bates College
Dartmouth College
Wellesley College
Stanford University
Northwestern College
Middlebury College
Lauren helps with…
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Majors & Careers
Extracurriculars
Building a School List
Transfers
College Interviews
Waitlist & Deferral Assistance
UC Schools
Common App
Athletic Recruiting
Art & Music Portfolios
Jobs & Internships
Highly Selective College Admissions
High School Course Selection
Standardized Tests (SAT/ACT)
College Applications & Essays
Admissions Timeline
School-Specific Supplemental Essays
Los Angeles
6 years of experience
Dartmouth College – BA
History
Political Science
Communications
Journalism
Film and Photography
Neuroscience
Creative Writing
Athletics
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Students with ADHD
Transfer Students
English Literature
Students with Learning Differences
Medicine
Gifted and Talented Students
Next available sessions
According to your time zone (CUT)

Advising hours

College admissions advising

$70.00 / 60 min

Set a focus for each session or get help with any aspect of the admissions process.


Asynchronous Essay Review

$60.00 / 60 min

Asynchronous essay review services.


Build Your College List

$60.00 / 60 min

No idea where to start? Keeping in mind personal preferences, strengths, and interests, let's begin!


Essay Workshop

$60.00 / 60 min

Perfecting your essays, no matter the writing stage.

Join a quick meeting
Let’s chat
Any questions? Let’s hop on a quick call to learn more about your needs in the admissions process and how I can approach them
Join a quick meeting
Let’s chat
Any questions? Let’s hop on a quick call to learn more about your needs in the admissions process and how I can approach them
Los Angeles
6 years of experience
Dartmouth College – BA
History
Political Science
Communications
Journalism
Film and Photography
Neuroscience
Creative Writing
Athletics
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Students with ADHD
Transfer Students
English Literature
Students with Learning Differences
Medicine
Gifted and Talented Students
Next available sessions
According to your time zone (CUT)
Tips for success
1. Prepare for your first session
Plan out the questions and topics you'd like to discuss. If you'd like to work together in the long term, discuss expectations for each other.