One-on-one coaching from top college application experts. For half the price.
Unlimited, all-inclusive application and essay coaching. 3 in 4 students accepted at one or more reach colleges. Starting at $699.
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Strong essays increase your admissions chances up to 10 times that of students with similar academics.
What you need to write for college applications
- This is the main essay that students use for multiple applications.
- Other names include the Common App Essay, ApplyTexas Essay, Coalition App Essay, or Statement of Purpose.
- These essays are in addition to the personal statement.
- Colleges often require students to write supplemental essays, activities lists, and optional additional information.
How we work together
Your Application Advisor keeps you on track to finish your applications well in advance of your deadlines.
Your Writing Coach helps you plan your content and revise your writing for every application.
Stop worrying. Prompt has college apps covered.
- Have applications you and your student are confident in – and that admissions officers will love!
- Ensure your student completes their applications well in advance of deadlines – no stress!
- Save time and reduce conflict. You won't be fighting over essays or providing feedback on your student's drafts. We guide your student through the entire application process.
Coaching Options and Pricing
- Written feedback on one draft
- Get any personal statement (e.g., Common App Essay) or supplement reviewed
- Written feedback on content, structure, and clarity
- Returned within 48 hours (with an option for 12 hours)
$99 per review
- Personal Application Advisor and Coach
- As many video calls and reviews as you need to feel confident
- A personalized timeline to fit your schedule
- Options for just one essay (e.g., Common App Essay) or Complete Application Support (every essay + more) for 3, 6, or all of your applications
Starting at $699
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- Use Prompt's Application Plan to learn what colleges will find most compelling about you and start brainstorming your content.
- Video call with your coach to complete brainstorming and align on your best content.
- Draft an outline for your Common App Essay using Prompt's Personal Statement Outlining Tool
- Video call with your coach to discuss and align on your outline. Start your introduction.
- Complete your first draft and submit it to your coach for feedback.
- Your coach provides detailed feedback on how to improve the content and structure of your draft.
- Revise your essay based on the feedback and submit it to your coach.
- Iterate the essay with your coach through to the final check.
DN, Harvard University 2022
Our essay feedback is more than proofreading
We help identify gaps in your content, fit more content into fewer words, and improve your writing’s readability – all while ensuring you maintain your unique voice.
Enjoy your summer for real, and take the stress of college essays off your plate.
Most students have a complete essay they’re confident in within one week of starting! We build our essay support team around your family and make sure you stay on schedule.
TG, University of Southern California - Town&Gown Scholarship 2021
As much help as you need in our one-on-one college admissions process.
We want you to be confident in your essay. We'll provide as much support as you need before submitting your applications.
BL, Yale University 2022
More than proofreading
Our team can help you plan your essay and provide written feedback.
- Plan your writing with video calls.
- Receive detailed feedback, nearly an hour of a coach's time per review.
- Ensure your writing is compelling, engaging, and well-structured.
How do we choose our Coaches?
Meet some of our Coaches
Our acceptance rate is less than 2%. You are more than twice as likely to be accepted to your top school than to join our writing team.
Broad Institute at Harvard and MIT
International Educator, 3,500+ essays
Entomologist, Academic Reviewer