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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

Every applicant has a story which tells admissions officers: who they are, what kind of student they will be, and how they will contribute to the college or university of their choice. The originality of the personal statement, the uniqueness with which they express themself, the extent to which they entertain and edify, is the difference required to being accepted at the top schools.

I crawl inside an applicant’s head, ask probing questions, engaging in a unique and specific way to find the story only they, and they alone could tell. I see myself as a shrink, tutor, editor, and cheerleader, guiding those I work with through the misunderstood and underestimated college and graduate school application essay process.

Working with more than 300 applicants over these past eight years, I bring the curiosity of a journalist, the storytelling skills of a screenwriter, and the wit and wisdom of a television writer to an application process that gets more competitive each year. I will never, ever write your essay for you – but my expertise will guide you to essays that really will make a difference!

Dig deep. Be original.

Robert Schwartz

Journalist, Screenwriter, College Essay Expert

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