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

2017 fiction MFA applicant

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

Eleanor, poetry MFA applicant, Melbourne, Australia

“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

Eric, Carnegie Mellon University ’15 (B.S. Engineering)

Jackie helped me refine my statement of purpose for my MFA applications. She was sensitive to my particular needs and situation – i.e. having a nearly completed novel, wanting to

Katherine, fiction MFA applicant 2017

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

Rebekah, MFA Applicant 2017

“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

Shalini, parent of twins both at Carnegie Mellon University ’16

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

Shannon, Fiction MFA applicant