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Brainstorm, choose and adapt your topics to help you stand out from other college applications.

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We provide detailed feedback and constructive critique that leads to well-crafted and engaging final college application essays. 

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This parent was confused about how to write application essays for colleges. I helped her and her daughter with college application strategy and college essay help.

So far, 4 acceptance letters and we are waiting on 3 more!

Coaching really paid off. Kate has a gift with teenagers. They just seem to connect with her.

Daughter attended Cornell

This parents had concerns about how to gain acceptance to Emory with low scores and GPA.  I coached her son on the entire college application including essays and supplements.

Kate helped my stressed out teenager son.

She assisted him in writing a winning essay that got him a place at Emory University without straight A’s.

Son attended Emory University

This parent had questions about how to approach the college application process. How many essays do we have to write? I coached his daughter on her Georgetown application.

Worth every penny.

I loved how Kate structured the process when we didn’t even know where or how to start.

I would highly recommend her coaching services to any students looking to compose a dynamic college application.

Daughter attended Georgetown

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Kate guided me through the maze that is college admissions.

I learned a lot about my values throughout the process.

Plus, I was pushed to make my writing the best it could be through Kate’s countless edits. The writing skills I gained were invaluable and empowering. 

Stanford University

Here is a student who did college admissions coaching with me. College Admissions Coaching for students applying to Yale.

Helped me improve my personal statement in ways I couldn’t have done alone.

Kate’s genuine care for her students’ success throughout the college application process distinguishes her among other coaches that are as skillful at the process as her.

Yale University

This student did college admissions coaching with me and received acceptances to Duke University.

Kate took my essays to the next level!

She coached me into writing creatively and helped me voice my own opinions.

In the end, her guidance led to intriguing essays that were entirely and honestly me. The essays I wrote with Kate helped me get into my dream school!

Duke University

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College Essay Workshop Bundle - All 3 Workshops

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College Essay Workshops with Kate Stone

When?

How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement — Saturday July 10th, 9am - 10:30am PT

How to Write the College Application & Supplementals — Saturday July 17th, 9am - 10:30am PT

How to Write The UC's — Saturday July 31st, 9am - 10:30am PT

Where?

Zoom — You'll get your link in a downloadable file upon purchase

Write an Outstanding College Essay!

Kate, an expert essay coach, leads college essay workshops at schools and organizations all over the world. Kate has worked with hundreds of students who have gone on to be accepted to dozens of the world’s top colleges, including Yale University, Columbia University, Stanford, NYU, Brown, Berkeley, UPenn, USC, Oberlin, Barnard, Rice, and many more.

Each year I lead students through the process of brainstorming, revising, and crafting outstanding college essays and applications. I offer 4 different workshop topics and students can join just one or all four.

Why? Because after spending the last 10+ years helping students through the college application process, I’ve found these are the most essential topics to prepare for the admissions process. By the end of each workshop, students will be ready to tackle their applications with confidence!


What Students Learn in These Workshop:

  • How to start writing your essay today!
  • How to brainstorm content, ideas, and examples.
  • Identify their strongest stories.
  • Students will receive coaching on how to structure, format, and write their college essays
  • Students will leave motivated, inspired, and ready to write a great college essay!
  • What is my most powerful story?
  • How do I format my essay?
  • What do I value?
  • What qualities am I bringing to my future college campus?
  • How do I "show" my story vs. "tell" my story?
  • How do I make my story come alive?


Workshops Included in Bundle:

  • How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement!
  • How to Write the College Application & Supplementals
  • How to Write The UC Essays


Workshop Descriptions:


How to Write an Outstanding Personal Statement:

  • Tools for Brainstorming
  • 3 Epic Content Creation Exercises: Essences Objects, 21 Details, + Islands of Personality
  • 4 Qualities of a Great College Essay!
  • What Is the Purpose of a College Essay?
  • Narrative vs. Montage Structure: How to Structure Your Personal Statement
  • Breakdown Analysis of "The Best College Essays I Could Find"
  • Two Easy Techniques for Outlining Your Essays!
  • Q & A
  • Length: 90 minutes


‘How to Write the College Application & Supplementals’ Workshop:

  • How to Outline & Write Your Supplemental Essays
  • Common vs. Uncommon Topics
  • Tips for the ‘Why Us’ essay + Essay Examples
  • What to Write in Your ‘Additional Info’ Section
  • How to Write the Activities List
  • How to Answer the COVID-19 Question
  • Q & A
  • Length: 90 minutes


‘How to Write The UC Essays’ Workshop:

  • How to Choose UC PIQ Topics?
  • Mining Your Activities List for Gold!
  • What are the 14 Elements of Comprehensive Review?
  • The “How Do I Lead?” exercise
  • The “Four Ways I’ve Been Challenged in My Life” Exercise
  • The “Four Ways I’m a Genius” Exercise
  • An Awesome Extracurricular Activity Brainstorming Tool for Outlining!
  • Why is asking, “So what?”, essential to a great college essay?
  • Breakdown Analysis of Example Essays
  • How to Adapt/Double Your Essay
  • Adapting an essay into bullet points (for additional info section)
  • The UC Game - Uncommon Connections Game
  • The Elon Musk Exercise
  • Length: 90-minute version


Here’s what students and parents shared from previous years:

"The whole essay writing process became less stressful and more of a journey...like a panic attack being redirected into a guided brainstorm meditation. Under Kate's tutelage, she became more focused, confident and creative in her writing ability."
— Lisa, Parent
"At first my son was reluctant to try a coach. I think he just didn't think it would help him. But, after their first meeting he said: “Oh my god, she just made everything clearer". Do yourself a favor and hire Kate."
— Sharde, Parent
"Kate took my essays to the next level and coached me into writing creatively. Kate also helped me voice my own opinions. In the end, her guidance led to intriguing essays that were entirely and honestly me. The essays I wrote with Kate helped me get into my dream school: Duke University."
— Harshita, Student
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