Expert Review

Make sure you're on the right track with your college essay.
Work directly with our co-founders. Online or In-Person. Only $99.

How Does Expert Review Work?

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Book a Time Slot

See available time slots and choose the day/time that works best for you. Only $99. No charge to re-schedule.
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Submit Your Essay

Submit your draft so we can review and evaluate it before our scheduled session.
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Get Great Advice

30 minute private video consultation with Kevin or Greg. Limited in-person availability in Princeton, NJ.
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Focus Your Efforts

Our recommendations will help focus your efforts to make the most impactful improvements.
  • It was helpful beyond anything I thought it would be… My approach completely changed – I now have a set of guidelines and a path to properly compose my college essay to be the best it can be.
    - SofiaBeyond Helpful
  • You gave me a lot of ideas and techniques to work with in order to make my essay the best essay possible.
    - JPLots of Ideas and Techniques

Is This Service Right For Me?

Our Expert Review service is best for students who have finished at least 1 draft. Whether it’s your first, second, or final draft, your essay could benefit from an Expert Review.

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Just started?  Check out our Guided Brainstorming service

Working on your final touches?  Check out our Proofreading service

Want more in-depth help?  Check out our Comprehensive Consultation service

Still not sure which service is right for you?  Send us a message below and we’ll help you figure it out.

What Will I Get?

Focus Your EffortsOver the years, we’ve found that we can can make dramatic improvements to student essays in a short amount of time

Our Expert Review service looks at the big picture to make sure your essay is telling a story that resonates with admissions officers.

The best essays satisfy 5 fundamental principles – Core Values, Singularity, Unexpectedness, Engagement, Command of the English Language.

We’ll evaluate your essay on these principles and provide recommendations. We’ll also take a look at your topic and essay structure.

You’ll walk away with:

  1.  Expert evaluation of your essay and recommendations
  2.  A plan to focus your efforts
  3.  Confidence that you’re on the right track

Pricing: 

Only $99/essay (personal statement of supplement)

Who Will I Work With?

Work directly with one of our co-founders!

Greg and Kevin were Princeton University engineering majors and successful strategy consultants and hedge fund operators.

They have spent the last 10+ years helping students write great essays.

They have dissected countless essays to identify exactly what differentiates outstanding colleges essays from bad ones. They’ve researched and tested brainstorming exercises, storytelling frameworks, and writing techniques to discover what works best for high school students.

There is an amazing essay inside of you. During our sessions, we’ll help you tease it out and refine it.

  • What did I like about the program? YOU GUYS! Right from the get go you guys were funny and welcoming.
    - JPFunny and Welcoming
  • Kevin and Greg were the best teachers: they were approachable, personable and engaging in their teaching.
    - SofiaThe Best Teachers

How Do I Sign Up?

Secure Your Spot Now!

Limited Availability

Only $99/essay

Personal Statements or Supplements

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where do we meet?

Consultations are conducted using video conferencing software. We’ve found this to be an extremely effective way to work together. And there’s no traveling!

Before the session, you’ll be provided with a link to join the video call. You’ll want to test things out before the session begins. Please make sure you have a good internet connection, a microphone, and a working webcam (optional)! If you are in the Princeton, NJ area, there might be some availability to meet in-person.

2. I’ve booked a session. Now what?

You’ll receive instructions to complete a short questionnaire and submit your essay. Please submit this form ASAP and no later than 24 hours before your scheduled session. This information help us make the session as productive as possible.

3. Why does my receipt show “Princeton Tutoring”?

Princeton Tutoring is our sister company and our payments are currently processed through the same system.

4. What is your refund policy?

Refunds are available for services that are purchased but not yet booked. If your session is booked, we cannot refund the purchase price, but we can apply it to another service of equal value.

5. What if I’m late to my session?

Please do your best to be on time! We have a hard stop at the scheduled ending time.

6. Do you also work with supplements?

Yes! We help with both personal statements and supplements

7. Can I meet with you more than once?

Yes! The initial Expert Review session provides a great high level evaluation of your essay and targeted recommendations, but our students often request additional sessions or sign up for the Comprehensive Consultation. If you sign up for the Comprehensive Consultation, we can apply a credit from the Expert Review.

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