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10/31/2020 at 10:26PM[edited]



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10/31/2020 at 10:30PM

Try using CollegeVine's Peer Essay Review feature! If you don't have enough karma, you can review a peer's essay to get it. It'll typically get returned in less than 8 hours, but you can use more karma to fast track the editing process.

Good luck with your application!

@DebaterMAX11/01/2020 at 05:44AM

Depending on what exactly you need help with if it’s spelling grammar punctuation and not content based you can always use a spell checker. Google Docs Grammarly and a few other are really good high quality free ones. If you need content based the peer review is 100% your best bet.

11/01/2020 at 07:31PM

If you haven't submitted yet, you can submit your essay for review here on CollegeVine and paste the review link as a comment to this answer, and I'd be happy to read it for you!

@teny11/02/2020 at 12:43AM

Would you be available to read it for me? I'm the same person but using a different account as I had no karma left on that account?

@sny11/02/2020 at 12:46AM


@teny11/02/2020 at 12:58AM
@teny11/02/2020 at 12:59AM

Do you see it? Sorry I'm not sure how this works as I literally opened this yesterday!

@sny11/02/2020 at 01:16AM

I just reviewed it. I hope it helps!

@teny11/02/2020 at 01:28AM

Hey, thank you so much for reviewing my essay!!

Also, would you be able to review my "Why US" essay for my final draft?...You could say no :)

@sny11/02/2020 at 01:29AM


@DebaterMAX11/02/2020 at 01:31AM

Hey @Hello and @sny just a friendly reminder that using Q&A to solicit essay reviews is banned under the CG.

@DebaterMAX11/02/2020 at 01:31AM

I don’t think it’s intentional but just remember it for next time. :-)

@sny11/02/2020 at 01:35AM

No essay reviews are being solicited; he/she asked for their essay to be reviewed and he/she is under strict time restraints so I thought I could help. I wasn’t soliciting; I was asked.

@DebaterMAX11/02/2020 at 01:37AM

Solicit technically means seeking out and asking. It’s just a synonym for asking for something.

@DebaterMAX11/02/2020 at 01:37AM

Don’t #3 says quote Don’t ask for essay reviews. You should use peer essay review for safe and fast reviews. Don’t post your sharable essay link on the Q&A to get a faster review. Instead, “fast-track” your essay with karma!

@teny11/02/2020 at 01:51AM

@Debater I appreciate you what you're saying but I'm under extreme stress right now.

@teny11/02/2020 at 01:52AM

@sny will you still help me?

@sny11/02/2020 at 01:53AM

@DebaterMAX Sorry, I do know what solicit means, I just didn’t understand if you meant asking for your essay to be reviewed or asking to review someone’s essay for them. Anyways, @HelloWorld, since I guess I can’t read it, here’s some pointers of what to look for:

1. Make sure the AO can tell that you’ve done your research on the school. Use specifics like a particular course, professor, or club.

2. Make sure that you don’t just discuss what the school can do for you, but what you can do for

@sny11/02/2020 at 01:53AM

the school. Write about how you can fit into the school’s community.

@DebaterMAX11/02/2020 at 01:56AM

@hello Essays are said to always be reviewed within 12 hours of asking for it. It’s not your fault it’s just a heads up. Good luck with your app!

@DebaterMAX11/02/2020 at 01:57AM

(if I remember correctly)

@teny11/02/2020 at 02:01AM

Yes I never knew I would end up stressing myself before a few hours of the deadline as I asked my school teachers to review them way before but they clearly forgot, and here I am on this website. I would highly appreciate if you understood my circumstances.

@DebaterMAX11/02/2020 at 02:02AM

I do. That’s why I said for next time 👌

@teny11/02/2020 at 02:04AM

@sny - will you take a look at my essay?

@sny11/02/2020 at 02:23AM

Sorry, I guess I’m not able to but if you fast track it you may be able to get someone to read it in time. If you look at my 2 points above, those are the main things I would be looking at when reading your essay. If you’re looking for a grammar check, Grammarly is my go-to. Good luck and I’m sorry I wasn’t aware earlier :(

@teny11/02/2020 at 02:43AM

Okay regardless you are awesome!! Thank you for your help!!

@sny11/02/2020 at 03:21AM

No problem :) Good luck and I hope you get into your schools of choice!

11/02/2020 at 08:20PM

Hi there! We hope you were able to get the help you needed, but we just wanted to remind you that the Q&A forum isn't the appropriate place to request essay reviews. As other users have mentioned, you can use karma to fast-track essay feedback.

We wish you the best of luck as you await your ED application results!