Letter to the Class of 2017

Dear Class of 2017:

Your time is nearly here – you’re about to start your senior year and all of the accompanying excitement will be yours!  It is going to be a wild ride, so hang on to your metaphorical hat.

The start of senior year also brings with it a lot of angst and stress in the form of college applications. You need to hone your college list, make last minute visits, and complete the actual applications, including the essay.  It’s a lot to think about and manage along with your regular classes, sports, and other extracurriculars.

Here’s where Inspiring Test Prep can help.  College counselors and the universities themselves recommend working through your common app essay during the summer and we are ready to assist you in doing it.  We even have a few options on how to do it.

Dr. Aimee Weinstein, our resident essay expert, has helped students get into such universities as Northwestern, Georgetown and the University of Vermont, to name a few.  This summer, she will run two essay bootcamps during which you will spend two hours on the first day learning what the colleges expect and best practices for writing, along with honing your own ideas.  On day two, for another two hours, you will have a working session supervised by Dr. Weinstein.  Dr. Weinstein will include two more reviews of drafts as long as they’re done by mid-September.

Just so you know, we focus on Common App prompts, but are happy to work on the Coalition app as well as any other essay prompts you have, even the small additional questions that individual colleges like to add.

The choice of dates for the Bootcamps are July 30/31 and August 14/15 and the cost is $500.

If those dates are not convenient for you, Dr. Weinstein is also available for private instruction.  For the same $500, you will get one 1-hour session face-to-face and four reviews of drafts by mid-September, with back-and-forth email as necessary.

Dr. Weinstein is also able to customize a package of lessons and reviews as you feel you need them.  You can register here or email Dr. Weinstein directly at aimee@katedalby.com.

Take some of the stress out of applying to college.  Get the essays done this summer and let us help you.

Have a great summer!