Are you a high school student or a parent of a high school student scared stiff by the prospect of writing a college application essay?
If so, I can help.
In my years as an educator I have developed an affinity for help students writing compelling and memorable college essays. Essays that have helped my students get accepted in their dream schools.
Schools my students have been accepted include:
Princeton, Yale, Penn, Boston College, Georgetown, Pitt, Lehigh, Bucknell, Villanova, NYU, Michigan, UCLA, USC, MIT, Olin College of Engineering, Drexel, The College of New Jersey, Carnegie Mellon, Jame Madison, George Washington, Swathmore, Elon, Duke, Rutgers, Penn State, Ohio State, Rice, Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Stanford
My approach to helping students write their college essay is a personalized one.
Together we will…
- Review sample essays written by my former students
- Brainstorm compelling essay topics
- Develop an organizational strategy for the essay
- Draft an essay that captures the students voice and highlights the unique strengths and qualities of the student.
- Edit and polish the essay
Here’s what some of my former students have said…
“Mr. Armstrong helped me to tell my story. After just one session with him, he helped me find something truly meaningful to write about. He guided me through the writing, editing and formatting processes and helped me produce a cohesive and purposeful essay. Melody A. George Washington University
“I’ve never has a tutor like Mr. Armstrong. He makes learning fun! Together we found an interesting college essay topic that best revealed my strengths as a thinker and learner. With his help I was accepted into my dream school! Jewel C. Bucknell University
“I cannot thank Mr. Armstrong enough for his writing advice and guidance. His strategies for technique and style helped me to discover my writing voice. Before our sessions, I was completely lost and overwhelmed with the college essay. He calmed my nerves and helped my to write an essay that I was proud of. Allison D. University of Pittsburgh
Services I offer…
- Common application writing with relatively unlimited revisions
- Supplemental essay writing with relatively unlimited revisions
- Interview preparation
- Scholarship writing
How it works…
Simply contact me and we can discuss and design a package and plan that best fits the students needs.
Depending on location and availability, sessions may be done in person or over the phone or Skype.
Contact info… firstname.lastname@example.org