Amy Kramer
Amy Kramer

About

Amy Kramer graduated from Duke University in 2018 as a Robertson Scholar with highest honors in Public Policy and Political Science. She then earned her master’s degree in Global Affairs from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) as a Schwarzman Scholar. Amy is a DC-based government employee working for the Department of Defense, but before joining the civil service, she worked in the Duke Office of Government Relations and also served a two-year term on the Duke Board of Trustees. Amy is a professional copy-editor with extensive experience advising domestic and international students throughout the entire college application process, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Amy has copy-edited over 500,000 words as a college essay consultant for three companies and comprehensively managed essay content development for hundreds of individual clients since 2014. Amy has also worked as a professional speechwriter. Before attending Duke, Amy graduated from a high school of the arts a...

Amy helped students get into:
Duke UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Stanford UniversityUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyEmory University
Princeton UniversityCornell University
Duke University
University of Chicago
Stanford University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Emory University
Princeton University
Cornell University
Amy helps with…
Majors & Careers
Extracurriculars
Building a School List
Transfers
College Interviews
Waitlist & Deferral Assistance
UC Schools
Common App
Art & Music Portfolios
Jobs & Internships
Highly Selective College Admissions
High School Course Selection
College Applications & Essays
Admissions Timeline
School-Specific Supplemental Essays
Academic Advising
Washington, DC
9 years of experience
Duke University – BA | Public Policy and Political Science
Business
Economics
Psychology
Education
Political Science
International Relations
Communications
Music
Art
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Public Policy
Volunteering
STEM
Community Organizing
Non-Traditional Students
Transfer Students
International Students
Graduate Admissions
Fun Facts
🖐
Describe yourself in five words
Adventurous, Ambitious, Artistic, Persistent, Passionate

🙏
Best piece of advice
Bloom where you're planted.

💼
First job
Soccer Referee

💭
Dream job
Making meaningful policy change.

📚
Favorite book
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (fiction), Why We Sleep by Matt Walker (non-fiction), Invisible Women by Caroline Criado-Perez (non-fiction)

📓
Favorite subject in school
English/Writing + Music/Orchestra

Favorite after-school activities
Soccer, music, volunteering, ice-hockey, watching tv

🎵
Favorite artist
Beethoven or Chopin

📺
Favorite TV show
Anything dramatic and action packed! (24, Money Heist, Handmaid's Tale, Breaking Bad, Blacklist, Game of Thrones, etc.)

🍴
Favorite food
Chipotle

🪄
Hobbies
Traveling, playing bassoon in a DC-based orchestra, painting-by-number, watching tv, playing board games with friends

Recent reviews

5.0(78 reviews)

“Great feedback. Thank you Amy. "

Jay P.

“Thank you so much!! "

Satoe T.

“Amy did a great job with the review. Very useful suggestions. She also proposed an alternative version to present the personal growth in a more coherent way."

YH X.
Washington, DC
9 years of experience
Duke University – BA | Public Policy and Political Science
Business
Economics
Psychology
Education
Political Science
International Relations
Communications
Music
Art
Computer Science
Environmental Science
Public Policy
Volunteering
STEM
Community Organizing
Non-Traditional Students
Transfer Students
International Students
Graduate Admissions
Fun Facts
🖐
Describe yourself in five words
Adventurous, Ambitious, Artistic, Persistent, Passionate

🙏
Best piece of advice
Bloom where you're planted.

💼
First job
Soccer Referee

💭
Dream job
Making meaningful policy change.

📚
Favorite book
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (fiction), Why We Sleep by Matt Walker (non-fiction), Invisible Women by Caroline Criado-Perez (non-fiction)

📓
Favorite subject in school
English/Writing + Music/Orchestra

Favorite after-school activities
Soccer, music, volunteering, ice-hockey, watching tv

🎵
Favorite artist
Beethoven or Chopin

📺
Favorite TV show
Anything dramatic and action packed! (24, Money Heist, Handmaid's Tale, Breaking Bad, Blacklist, Game of Thrones, etc.)

🍴
Favorite food
Chipotle

🪄
Hobbies
Traveling, playing bassoon in a DC-based orchestra, painting-by-number, watching tv, playing board games with friends
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