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A well-crafted essay leaves an indelible impression.

A well-crafted essay leaves an indelible impression.

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"We spoke with many essay consultants, and it was clear when we spoke with Robert that we had to have him work with our son!"

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Robert Schwartz

Jordan and Ryan, two applicants applying to the same elite school for the same competitive program, have nearly identical grades, test scores, and extra curriculars. Jordan’s personal statement is a serviceable story, decently written, but a rote topic which is all too familiar to the admissions officers. Ryan’s personal statement is a complete original: a stellar, sharply written work of art, replete with insights into their life experience. Ryan’s personal statement is one that admissions officers will discuss, make copies of, even pass around as they lobby the committee. Ryan’s personal statement will leave an indelible impression.

Which applicant is more likely to be accepted?

My process is to engage deeply, thoughtfully, and enthusiastically with every applicant. I climb inside their heads looking for clues into who they are. My mission: to help them unearth original essays that differentiate them from the thousands of other applicants vying for a select few spots. My role is to be their shrink, tutor, editor, and cheerleader. This is how I help applicants achieve their goals and get accepted to their top choice school.

To the college essay admissions process I bring skills honed as a television writer, a screenwriter, and a journalist. Entering my ninth year, I have worked with nearly 400 bright, motivated, and exceptional applicants who each year are accepted to T10 colleges and universities. I love what I do and am immeasurably proud of every applicant I work with and their results.

Dig deep. Be original.



Robert Schwartz

Journalist, Screenwriter, College Essay Expert

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