Debra’s help with the college essays really took them from ‘good’ to ‘exceptional’ and made me stand out as an applicant. –Student, Harvard Class of 2014

Through your encouragement and openness, you helped me write a truly personal essay that showed a usually hidden side of me. Your advice was really clear. Thank you so much!–Student (Japan), Princeton Class of 2014

Debra was a great help to our daughter during the college application process. She is extremely knowledgeable about college applications, especially the essays and the writing prompt requirements for different colleges.  Discussions with Debra helped my daughter to be thoughtful and introspective about what she wanted to write, and enabled her to express her thoughts eloquently in her essays.  –Parent of Student, University of Pennsylvania, Class of 2014

When I decided to apply to Columbia University, I was not familiar with American university programs and was uncertain as to what a school in the United States would expect from an applicant. Debra’s explanation of what the Admissions committee was looking for oriented my focus, and I turned my experiences, ideas, and personal characteristics into a concise personal essay. As a candidate living in Brazil, I thought it would be difficult, if not impossible, to work long-distance. However, working online and through Skype was very effective and exciting. –Columbia University Teachers College, Masters in Psychology Class of 2013

Debra coached me to synthesize and organize my thoughts so they resonated on paper, and asked just the right questions to help highlight precisely the strengths and attributes that were most pertinent to each school.  A truly outstanding professional who was indispensable to my application process.–University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Executive MBA Class of 2012

My daughter is now 4 and 0 for acceptances. All the anxiety and stress disappeared as soon as she got her first acceptance and she when right back to being her normal lovable self.–Parent, SUNY Purchase, Class of 2015

Debra helped to shape our daughter’s essay so that it had real impact and interest for the reader.  The SKYPE sessions were very cool!–Parent, University of Vermont, Class of 2015

Working with Debra during the incredibly important journey of getting into college was just what I needed: someone who knew exactly what should be in the essay to make my application really shine.  Debra in no way writes the essays for you, she makes it very clear that it is your voice that has to come through, and she is an expert when it comes to asking the right questions .–Student, University of Vermont, Class of 2015

I am very excited and would like to thank you for all the help you gave me.–Student, Columbia University, Class of 2015

Your comments on my essays were very much appreciated and our conversations about my writing opened up new ideas. I felt much more confident about my applications after working with you, especially my common application essay. –Student, Hunter College Macauley Honors College Class of 2015

The College application process can be intimidating and it certainly caused me to doubt every thread of thought I tried to express while writing the essay. When I found Debra I was unsure of how to creatively write a successful essay with clarity, terseness, and precision. She not only helped me brainstorm interesting aspects of my personality and highlight my academic strengths, but she also patiently and efficiently coached me though the application process. Her exceptional insight into Ivy League admissions helped me understand what colleges look for and to piece together paragraphs that tell my story and show the reader how I was a perfect fit for my school of choice . –Student (Brazil) Columbia University, School of General Studies Class of 2013

I am very grateful for all the help and guidance that you provided me with so I would like the thank you soooo much for everything! It was great working with you on my college essays and I definitely became a better writer from this college admission process, which is very important.--Student,  Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of  Business Class of 2015

I needed a professional independent view from a native English speaker.  She not only worked with me to make the grammar and language in the essays perfect, she also identified several areas concerning my cultural and personal background that I should put more emphasis on, in order to make my application stand out. Debra’s help was really crucial for my successful admission. –MBA Program INSEAD, Singapore Class of 2013

What I truly loved about working with Debra is that she not only pays close attention to the details, but also strives to get to know you and your aspirations, bringing out the originality that separates you from the rest of the pack. I also found Debra to be very insightful about the schools and the candidate profiles the schools target. I was recently admitted to one of the top Executive MBA programs in the world and I couldn’t have done it without you. Executive MBA NYU Stern School of Business  Class of 2014



 

 

 

 

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