Live Essay Review

Recorded Tuesday, December 8 at 12:00 AM

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About this livestream


Get your college essay reviewed live during Monday's event.

Moriah Kofsky will review a select number of essays live during Monday's stream. For each essay, she'll walk through how admissions officers would read the essay, then go paragraph by paragraph to offer suggestions for improvement.

To submit your essay for review, please use the following form.

Your host

Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

Major: English and Women’s Studies

Work Experience: I'm passionate about merging storytelling, psychology, and spirituality to co-create experiences that transform people. In addition to advising students with CollegeVine, I work as a life coach and freelance writer.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
30:51@michelangelo:Do you have any tips on how to identify places where we should be more specific in our writing?
33:11@jyu1573:When is it a good time to not be specific about something?
36:10@anonymous:underprivilaged? is underprivilaged ok?
61:23@jyu1573:Is there ever something considered bad imagery and if there is, how would you be able to tell?
64:32@MariamOs9:What is the limit to the amount of dialogue? Thank you Moriah
65:16@anonymous:thank you
65:22@MariamOs9:It’s really helpful when you get into grammatical issues Moriah :)
66:37@MariamOs9:Would you please comment on the structure, Moriah? Thank you
72:11@MariamOs9:Would you please elaborate on the falling action?


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