Live Essay Review with Shane Niesen

Recorded Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 08:00 PM

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About this livestream


Watch a live essay editing session and learn tips and tricks to improve your college essay, common errors, strategies for reducing word count, and more.

College consultant Shane Niesen will be editing a real college essay live during Saturday's event. He will walk through how admissions officers would read the essay, and go line by line making edits and suggestions.

You'll also have the opportunity for extensive Q&A about the editing choices that Shane is making and challenges that you're facing with your own essays.


Shane Niesen

Brown University — A.B. | Honors in History; University of Michigan — PhD student | History
Shane originally grew up on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and graduated from Brown University in 2020 with an Honors degree in History. He began mentoring aspiring college admits through CollegeVine while at Brown, and afterwards he worked behind the scenes writing materials for CollegeVine's livestreams and YouTube videos. He is now an incoming PhD student studying History at the University of Michigan. Outside of work Shane enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with his cat, Mirna.
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