“You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.” – Polotnik
The college admission essay is considered by most colleges to be one of the most valuable pieces of the college application, for it is usually the only true connection that a college has to its applicant outside of letter grades and test scores. Jeff works individually with each student, helping them to utilize a stronger vocabulary and to gain a greater understanding of the creative writing process, thus ensuring a well-developed piece of writing to impress upon the Admissions committee.
Every one of Jeff’s students is unique, and his patience and expertise allows each of them to develop essays that stand out above the competition.
Although based in Easthampton, Massachusetts, all of Jeff’s services can be conducted both in-person or on-line with conferencing media such as iChat, Skype and Google Docs. As long as the student has an Internet connection, Jeff is able to work with anyone in any location, with the experience and quality of service remaining just as effective as if the two were sitting in the same room together.
After only four sessions, your child will become a more focused and confident writer. By effectively expressing his or her personal story and future ambitions in a structured essay, the school will gain invaluable insight into your child’s personality and capacity to perform as a productive member of its student body.
Jeff’s students have gained acceptance into many highly competitive schools including the following which are all schools that rate the college essay as one of the most valuable pieces of the entire application.
- Hampshire College
- Smith College
A typical essay requires 3-4 sessions depending upon the student’s current level of writing and their dedication to working in-between these sessions.
Clear and consistent communication between Jeff, the student and the parent is paramount to everyone’s shared understanding of the essay’s progress.
Call today to discuss how Jeff can help your child write a unique, creative and effective college admissions essay.