Last minute Common Application help?

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Stressed about the Common Application? Meant to write your Common Application essay over Thanksgiving break but it didn’t happen? I specialize in Common Application help, especially for students in a time crunch. I have several openings for last-minute help with essays for Common Application schools! If you would like feedback on a draft or you need to select a topic … Read More

185 Action Verbs for resume and CVs

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When applying to undergraduate or graduate programs, people often need to create a resume or a CV. Besides the struggle of gathering all of the things you’ve done for the past few years and remembering your exact job title, learning the language of a resume or CV is just as hard! wrote an article outlining 185 action verbs for … Read More

My thoughts on the Scholastic Awards at GOOD magazine

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Going to the 2017 Scholastic Awards ceremony in NYC felt like a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. But even better, I got to write about the experience for GOOD magazine! Arts education is such an important part of the K-12 experience, and I believe no matter what a student goes on to do for a living, knowledge of the arts and training in … Read More

Point of View Consulting is off to NYC!

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I am flying to New York City for the National Scholastic Art and Writing awards to support one of my long-time clients in winning a Gold Award in Flash Fiction! I am so excited to see the winning art, hear some of the winning writing, and of course, watch the awards ceremony at Carnegie Hall.While there, I’ll also be working … Read More

Common Application Prompts 2016-17

jlsNewsLeave a Comment 1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. 2. The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect … Read More