Debra Gips


What are the experiences that define who you are, what you think, how you feel and where you want to go? What are the personal characteristics and traits that describe you best? What makes you special? What makes you tick? What’s your personal story? What sets you apart from your peers? What makes you uniquely you?
The folks in undergraduate admissions offices at every college and university want to know. Please restrict your answer to 650 words or less.

No doubt about it, the undergraduate college admissions essay can be a daunting, stressful and sometimes paralyzing aspect of the college application process. Let me help you with this critical component of your undergraduate application. Together we will ...

brainstorm essay questions,
identify the experiences and characteristics that best define you and your academic aspirations,
structure your essay in a thoughtful and compelling way, making sure that your writing flows naturally and sounds authentic,
ensure that your essay says something meaningful and interesting about who you are and your future goals,
and finally, edit and fine-tune your essay so that it is the best that it can be.