Live Essay Review with Two Harvard Grads

Recorded Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 12:30 AM

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The admissions process is hard - Elias is here to help!

Schedule a free consulation to meet Elias and get your questions answered

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Building a balanced school list you’ll love
Increasing your acceptance chances at top schools
Writing amazing college essays
Managing all requirements and deadlines
Maximizing financial aid
So much more!

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About this livestream

Description

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

College consultants Reuben and Elias will be editing a college essay live during Thursday's event. They 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 Reuben and Elias are making and challenges that you're facing with your own essays.

Advisor

Elias Miller

Education
Harvard University
Bio
I graduated from Harvard University summa cum laude and then completed my master’s degree at the University of Michigan and the postgraduate diploma program at the University for Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools including Harvard, MIT, Columbia, UC Berkeley, Northwestern, Johns Hopkins, the University of Michigan, and Georgia Tech. I have also advised and mentored thousands more through my live streams. In addition to my work in college consulting, I am a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist. I currently serve as Music Director of both the Apollo Ensemble of Boston and Festival Theater Hudson and as a cover conductor with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Albany Symphony, and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States and in Europe.
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Undergrad College: Harvard University '17

Major: Music

Graduate College: University of Michigan, M.M.

Work Experience: Now in my fourth year at CollegeVine, I have helped dozens of students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools and have also advised and mentored thousands more through my livestreams. Apart from my work at CV, I am also a professional conductor and a multi-instrumentalist. I currently serve as the music director of the Apollo Ensemble of Boston, and I have led symphonic concerts and operatic productions throughout the United States.

My Admissions Story: Initially interested in pursuing a career as a performing cellist, I applied almost exclusively to music schools with dual and double degree options and ultimately enrolled in the Tufts University/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program. Unhappy with the combined program and worried I'd never feel like I was fully a student at either school, I logged back into CommonApp.org in October of my freshman year. I can't say I went about the transfer process in the smartest way (I only applied to two schools!), but Harvard miraculously accepted me (or 'excepted me' as I wrote in a celebratory Facebook post that day - no one ever let me live that one down), and the rest was history.

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