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Carrie was wonderful to work with. She really helped my son focus his thoughts and ideas to develop a strong essay that resonated with his multiple essay prompts. She was particularly helpful in getting him to think about his life experiences, what makes him and his accomplishments unique. Her help with his thought process and structure really helped him write a strong essay that stood out to those that read his applications.

- Parent of student attending 

University of Colorado Boulder, Class of 2024

I recommend EssayOwl without reservation! Carrie reviewed multiple essays required for my child’s summer camp applications. Her comments were substantive and grammatical, taking into account institutions' expectations and my child’s aspirations. With Carrie’s help, my son was accepted to one of his first-choice programs. Her turn around was quick and she maintained a professional yet enthusiastic rapport with my son. They worked together very well. In the end, his essays were true to his voice and intent, and with the benefit of a little additional polish from EssayOwl, his essays made his applications shine.

- Parent of student attending

Princeton University, Class of 2024


Carrie has been working with my son on his common app essay and his many many supplemental essays. He absolutely loves working with her! Whenever he finishes a session, I ask how it went. His response is always, “Awesome!” or “She’s the best!” She has somehow helped calm him (and me!) and energize him all at once. He feels confident in his writing and is excited about submitting his essays to prospective colleges. Carrie is always available to answer his questions, give him feedback, and support his ideas. I look forward to having her work with my other children in the future!! Can’t thank you enough, Carrie!

- Parent of student attending 

Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Class of 2024 

Carrie, I can't thank you enough for the help you gave my daughter on her college admissions essay. I was blown away by how engaging and interesting the essay was from beginning to end. Your suggestion to start with a personal experience draws the reader in from the first sentence. Your guidance on how to describe her experiences made the whole essay so much more readable. We also appreciate how tactful and yet direct you were through the entire process. Somehow you were able to understand her own voice and help her bring that out to its polished best.

- Parent of student applying to

Baylor University Masters Program

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