Jackie gave me a thorough and specific critique on my application materials. She provided a set of objective eyes and helped me identify areas in my essay that could be misinterpreted. Beyond just critiquing the mechanics of my essay, Jackie pushed me to examine and state my objectives more clearly. As someone who knows how an admissions department works, she … Read More
Jackie’s comments on my personal statement were very thorough and spot on. She was able to distill what I was trying to say and give me great advice on how to make it even better. She also took into account my specific concerns and goals for the statement. I’m so glad I enlisted Jackie’s help for my personal statement!
As a prose writer applying to graduate programs for creative writing, I was sure I wouldn’t have a problem writing the statement of purpose. But after putting together a decent statement, I was still unsure if it was in the place it needed to be for my applications. I had almost resigned myself to that merely “decent” statement when I … Read More
“Jackie takes writing essays to a whole different level. She digs deep to make the essays very personal and unique. I like Jackie’s style as she’s not afraid to give feedback until she knows you’ve put in your best. [Her] response time is simply amazing!”
“I felt overshadowed by fellow students and bewildered by expectations. College applications were very novel to me, and very difficult. I didn’t know what to give and not to give attention to on my applications. I was paralyzed by how any aspect fell into how admission offices perceived my application. Knowing whether I was scrubbing and shining my application or … Read More
I’d thought my statement was in pretty good shape, but when I received Jackie’s edit I was stunned by how immediately and evidently better it was. Jackie responded to what I’d written sharply and sensitively, and with what’s obviously a huge breadth of knowledge about the admissions process. She raised a few possible red flags in my wording that hadn’t … Read More
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