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Our expert Ivy League Essay Mentors can help you perfect your admissions essays through personalized, honest, and effective guidance.

"Veritas’s services helped a lot - I got into my 2 dream schools: Harvard and Yale. Thank you!" - Emory 

"We are ecstatic that my daughter got accepted to MIT. Your essay editor was instrumental. I would absolutely recommend!" - Don 


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Why Choose Us?

All of our editors attend or have graduated from
top Ivy League universities.

Our mission is to help students achieve their educational dreams and successfully navigate the admissions process.

Having been accepted to the world's top universities, our expert Essay Mentors are uniquely qualified to turn your college admissions dreams into a reality, one essay at a time, by bridging the knowledge gap in the admissions process and providing high quality, personalized mentorship.

But don't take our word for it!

Top Editors

Our editors all attend or have graduated from the Ivy League, a collection of the eight most prestigious universities in the world. They are selected through a rigorous application, screening, and interview process with a <10% acceptance rate.

Renowned Reputation

We are one of the most popular college admissions writers on Quora thanks to our unique insights on the application process. See why millions have read our college admissions advice here!

Student Focused

We are in this for our students. Crafting an essay is a delicate process, and our expert Essay Mentors thrive on the challenge of bringing out the best in the students with whom we work.

Proven Process

Access to quality, knowledgeable, and trustworthy guidance is difficult to find. Our proprietary, detail-oriented essay editing approach has helped countless students achieved their educational dreams.


Meet Some of our Essay Mentors

Noa | Harvard
Major in Physics
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Noa takes helping students "shoot for the stars" quite literally. At Harvard, he has led the development of a ground communication station for the Harvard Satellite Team, and combined his interests in space exploration, physics, and sustainable development to serve as the Lead Scientist of a team to develop a Preliminary Design Review of a Mars Mission Proposal for a NASA workforce development program.

Hannah | Harvard
Major in Social Studies
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Hannah has pursued her passions for teaching and education by mentoring students through Harvard's Ed Portal and teaching piano lessons through the Phillips Brooks House Association. She also gives tours of Harvard's campus as an ambassador for Harvard's Admissions Office, and can be found playing the oboe in Harvard’s Bach Society Orchestra.

Elliot | Harvard
Major in English
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When not working on his creative non-fiction thesis, Elliot helps his peers perfect their writing as one of the select few students chosen to work at Harvard College’s Writing Center as a Tutor. In addition to working in media and publishing, Elliot has also served as the Vice President of Harvard's premier long-form improv comedy troupe, The Immediate Gratification Players, and is an active member of the Harvard College Stand-Up Comics Society.

Elizabeth | Harvard
Double Major in English & Comparative Religion
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Elizabeth has kept herself busy with a wide array of on-campus involvement, from working as a research assistant in the Harvard English Department to playing violin in the Harvard College Opera and mentoring local students in music. She also serves as the President of the Harvard College Interfaith Forum, and is both a Student Deacon and member of the Student Advisory Board for Harvard's Memorial Church.

David | Harvard
Major in Applied Math and Biology, Minor in Neuroscience
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David is heavily involved in scientific research at Harvard, working at the intersection of neuroscience and computer science to image neurons and reconstruct connections in the brain. When not running, hiking, or playing guitar, he can also be found writing for The Harvard Crimson and competing for the Men's Ultimate Frisbee Team.

Sylvia | Harvard
Major in Computer Science, Minor in Spanish
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In addition to her background in STEM, Sylvia is interested in the intersection of technology and social/environmental issues. She is currently a member of Women in Computer Science and serves as a Product Manager for the TAMID Consulting technology team. Outside of class, Sylvia competes on Harvard's cross-country and track team.

Chris | Harvard
Major in Psychology, Minor in Economics
Mentorship Slots Available

In addition to pitching for Harvard’s Varsity baseball team, Chris volunteers with special education children at a local elementary school and has helped conduct academic research for professors at Harvard Business School. Chris enjoys facilitating discussions with youth on anti-bullying and community building, and hopes to use his own experiences and background in psychology to help mentor younger athletes and help them reach their full potentials.

Phillip | Harvard
Major in Physics
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Phillip serves as a Peer Tutor in math and physics and volunteers as a mentor at a local youth detention facility. He’s conducted research on international immigration policies, helped run Model UN conferences around the world, and traveled to over 50 countries, with a particular love for the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Inspired by his travels, he is currently working towards language citations in both Arabic and Russian.

Mackenzie | Harvard
Major in Social Studies
Mentorship Slots Available

Originally from New York, Mackenzie is a member of the Harvard-Radcliffe Women’s Lightweight Crew Team and also works as the team’s Chief Marketing Officer. She has also pursued her interest in business while working with startups out of Harvard’s Innovation Lab and MIT’s DesignXEntrepreneurship Accelerator Program. She is currently a board member of Harvard’s Undergraduate Women in Business Association and a print editor for The Harvard Crimson student newspaper.

Essay Development Services

We specialize in editing college and graduate school application essays.

All of our experienced team members have been in your shoes, and know what it takes to succeed.

Whether you just started brainstorming or already drafted your essays, our unparalleled mentorship and guidance can help your application stand out from the pack.

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1-on-1 Essay Mentorship
1-on-1 video sessions

Perfect for... students who want 1-on-1 guidance on writing their essays from scratch, from brainstorming to drafting to polishing up a final draft.

Work with an Ivy League mentor to develop your entire application from scratch through a series of live 1-on-1 video sessions.


  • 30-min to 1-hour live video sessions to discuss your essays, scheduled at your convenience
  • Brainstorm ideas, discuss your writing, workshop drafts, and edit your essays with an experienced mentor to achieve the best results

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Essay Review
Expert essay reviews

Perfect for... students who want detailed, honest, and comprehensive feedback on essays they've already written.

Simply submit your essays to our online submission form to get in-depth, personalized feedback from an Ivy League editor within 48 hours.


  • Review and revise the content and grammar of your writing, as well as the style and strength of your central thesis/story/narrative
  • Grade essay across 12+ dimensions using our proprietary evaluation rubrics
  • Optional Add-ons:
    • Rush delivery of 12 or 24 hours
    • 10% discount on second reviews

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Areas of Expertise

  • College Admissions
    (Common App/Supplements)

  • Waitlist Admissions
    (LOCI/Supplements)

  • Graduate School Admissions
    (Masters/PhD/Fellowships)

  • High School Admissions

  • School Transfer Apps

  • School Work/Academic Projects

  • Scholarship Essays

  • Resumes

  • Cover Letters
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Testimonials

Customer satisfaction is our #1 priority.

We pride ourselves on delivering industry-leading editing and mentorship services for students around the world. We're honored to have consistently received excellent feedback from our students.

Aravind, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

Top Acceptances:

Thank you very much to the entire Veritas Essays team for your support throughout the process. Both my mentors were exceptional in their mentorship and guidance on writing my essays, as well as other things like helping me prepare for interviews. I'm sure the revisions helped me stand out in admissions committees, especially for very selective programs like LSM at UPenn, which only accepts 25 students out of more than 1500 that apply. I will definitely recommend Veritas Essays to students at my school entering the college admissions process this year!

Don, Parent of High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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We are ecstatic that my daughter got accepted to MIT. Your essay editor was instrumental. The turnaround time was quick as promised and the work was top notch. We can tell how much time was spent on it and we couldn't be happier with the result. I was not disappointed in any way. The comments were honest and straightforward. The editor helped clean up the essay in ways that I completely missed. This editor was extremely thorough and dissected every idea. Took out all the irrelevant verbiage and had my essays stay on point. I would absolutely recommend!

Emory, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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Veritas’s services helped a lot - I got into my 2 dream schools: Harvard and Yale. Thank you!

Tarun, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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I’m not the strongest essay writer, and Veritas really helped me get my message out onto the page and convey that to the admissions officer more effectively. The...day that Ivy League results came out I really did not know how any of them would go...it all happened so fast and I was suprised when I got some really exciting results, and the same with Stanford. It was just a crazy moment with my family around me!

Kyle, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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I am so, so grateful for finding Veritas. I talked to a ton of college counseling services and felt that Veritas was the most affordable and authentic. I don’t think I would have gotten into the schools I did without my mentor. She was available 24/7 and seemed to care about my essays like they were her own. I have this weird way I open college results, where I lower my laptop so I can just see the “view results” option...I did that with Yale and I remember it jumping to a video with the bull dog and I realized I was accepted. I cried for so long. My mentor encouraged me to apply to more selective schools, and I am really glad I did so -- I was accepted by Yale, Duke, and Stanford!

David, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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My mentor was great. Appreciate that he was willing to spend time giving feedback with a short notice.

Madison, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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While I feel like a strong writer on my own, getting my essays edited by someone with knowledge of the college application system was invaluable and my essays were exponentially better for it.

Sam, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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English is not my strong suit, so there were a lot of roadblocks in the way of writing my essays. But I got into quite a few colleges, and I’m very fortunate to have had such a good experience with college admissions. I ended up committing to Rice University last week. Veritas helped me a lot by telling me what I needed to do and giving me harsh but realistic criticism. It was very straightforward and easy to understand, and Veritas really helped with both direct edits and broader recommendations on where I should be taking my essay and how I should portray myself.

Akshaya, High School Student, 2020-21 Cycle

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The essay fee options are a very good deal compared to most other essay-editing websites for college admissions. I greatly appreciate that they have their own rubric they use to grade common application essays/personal statement. They scan every line for giving suggestions on the next steps to creating the perfect college essays. This includes what to write about and grammatical and stylistic changes.


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Experience

We have helped our students hone their application materials for some of the most prestigious colleges and top universities in the world.