1-on-1 Essay Mentoring

Work 1-on-1 with an Ivy League Mentor on Your Application Essays

Our Essay Development Plans give students the opportunity to work directly with an Ivy League mentor through live, 1-on-1 video sessions throughout the entire essay-writing process.

Sessions are scheduled at your convenience. Click here to learn more about our plans.

Our mentors are all students or graduates of Ivy League universities. They are selected through a rigorous application and interview process with a <10% acceptance rate, and are trained to help you brainstorm, outline, write, edit, and submit high-quality essays that will make you stand out.

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Essay Development Packages

Our 3 most popular packages are described below.

If these do not fit your needs, we are also more than happy to craft a customized plan for you.

Please contact us to learn more, or scroll down to read our FAQ.

1
Start-to-Finish
Essay Development
Whom is it for?

Students who want tailored guidance on crafting 1-2 winning essay(s), e.g. a Common App personal statement.

What's included?
  • 3 one-hour live video sessions with your editor
  • Review of essays between sessions

You are paired with an expert Ivy League mentor who will help you brainstorm, outline, write, edit, and polish up your drafts.

By the 3rd session, you will have a final draft of 1-2 essays that can be used for multiple schools.

When?

You can schedule these sessions at whatever times are most convenient for you.

2
10-Hour
Mentorship Plan
Whom is it for?

Students who want a very involved mentor to guide them through the entire application process.

What's included?
  • 10 one-hour live video sessions with your editor
  • Review of essays between sessions

You are paired with an expert Ivy League mentor who will guide you through the entire application process and provide strategic admissions advice.

When?

You can schedule these sessions at whatever times are most convenient for you.

3
Unlimited
Package
Whom is it for?

Students who want a very involved mentor to guide them through the entire application process for all of their schools.

What's included?
  • Unlimited live video sessions with your editor
  • Unlimited free reviews of essays between sessions

You are paired with an expert Ivy League mentor who will guide you through the entire application process and provide strategic advice for every school to which you are applying.

Your mentor will be available for unlimited guidance and support during this process, in the form of live, 1-on-1 video conversations and/or essay reviews. Communications sent to your mentor will be replied to within 48 hours.

When?

This program lasts from the date of signing through January 15th (inclusive).


All-Ivy Mentor Pool

Having been accepted to the world's top universities, our Essay Mentors have a uniquely valuable perspective on what it takes to excel in the increasingly competitive world of college admissions.

Here is a brief selection of some of our outstanding Essay Mentors:
(several more can be found here)

Jasmyne | Harvard
Major in Computer Science
Mentorship Slots Available

When not staying up late to finish a problem set for one of her STEM classes, Jasmyne balances out her schedule with on-campus involvement in musical theater, education, and Harvard's student radio station, WHRB 95.3 FM. During her free time, Jasmyne likes to explore the outdoors, bake, play guitar, and listen to audio dramas.

Ethan | Harvard
Double Major in Psychology and History of Art & Architecture
Mentorship Slots Available

When not working with students as an Essay Mentor, Ethan serves as a design editor for The Crimson, Harvard’s daily student newspaper, helps lead social impact leadership conferences through Youth Lead the Change, and works for a non-profit developing STEM curricula.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I order a package?

Please message us using the form above to describe what package you would like and any questions or comments that you had, and we will follow-up with you promptly via email.

Can I speak with someone before ordering?

Yes! We would love to connect with you face-to-face over Zoom to discuss your unique situation, and figure out how we can best assist you.

Click here to sign-up for a free 20-minute consultation with our Executive Team.

Who will be my mentor?

The pairing process takes less than 48 hours, and generally follows the this 3-Step Process:

1. In order to pair you with the best mentor, we ask students to fill out a brief onboarding form. This gives you a chance to tell us about your background, academic interests, and a description of what you are hoping to get from your 1-on-1 mentoring.

2. We will then curate a list of mentors from our talented pool who best match your situation, background, and interests. Additionally, we take into consideration your desired meeting frequency as well as time zone compatibility.

3. We will then select the best mentor for you and send you their profile. You will have final approval regarding which mentor we pair you with.

We are happy to report that 97% of our students have been satisfied with their original mentor pairing and continued to complete their entire packages.

How does payment work?

You only need to pay for the first session up-front -- we want to make sure that you are completely satisfied with our services before committing to the remainder of your package.

All payments are handled through Stripe, an online payment processing platform that serves millions of small businesses around the world.

We accept debit and credit cards, as well as direct bank transfers.

Will I work with the same mentor every video session?
Yes. Unless you specifically request otherwise, the same mentor will work with you throughout your entire package, and will be responsible for providing both video sessions and essay reviews.
Can I add sessions after purchasing a specific plan?
Yes. You can always add more sessions to your plan at any time.
What is the pricing?
Pricing depends on the specific package ordered. Please contact us directly to learn more.
Is there a discount for being a repeat customer?

Yes. We offer a discount for packages that include more sessions. Additionally, we are happy to offer an additional customer loyalty discount if you have previously used our Review My Essay service. Please message us to learn more.