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Looking for college essay help?

Prompt and the College Essay Guy are working together to give you actionable essay feedback and editing from top writing professionals. Meet some of our 100+ writing coaches.

Ethan, the College Essay Guy
"I'm an advisor for Prompt because they share my essay philosophy and support tens of thousands of students. Prompt helps students create essays that stand out. I love their team."
   –Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy

We've helped hundreds of College Essay Guy students (and over 10,000 total students) be confident in their admissions essays.

A Walkthrough of Our Approach

How It Works

Prompt's Writing Coaches provide actionable guidance that supports the College Essay Guy approach.

Want help getting started?


Video Coaching Call
  • Work with one of our experts to brainstorm your essays and create an action plan.
  • We'll spend 50 minutes providing step-by-step guidance to help you start writing.
$150 or less

Have a draft?


Actionable Essay Feedback
  • Get actionable feedback and editing to help you improve your essays' content, structure, clarity, and grammar.
  • We'll spend 45-50 minutes reviewing a typical draft, and we’ll return your feedback within 48 hours (or faster!).
$75 or less

Our Review Team

We've scoured the world to find the best writing professionals to help you improve your college essays.

We accept less than 7% of applicants and have a collection of creative storytellers, professional writers, and educators who help students write more compelling essays.

Miranda K.
Nicole A.
Reina H.
Reina H.
I'm a playwright, editor, and writing teacher with a focus on arts education. I got my MFA at UT Austin as a Michener Fellow, a program for young writers that accepts less than one percent of applicants.
Bex E.
Bex E.
Since 2016, I have worked as a high school English tutor, theatre educator, and freelance journalist. I graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern University's theatre and creative writing programs.
Gabe H.

Our Results

We've helped students get into every top-50 university and earn millions in scholarships.

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Meet a Parent: Daryl C.
The great guidance that my daughter received was invaluable and helped her to have the confidence that she was submitting her strongest essays.
Daryl's daughter is attending the University of Chicago on a scholarship.
Meet a Student: Emily G.
Prompt helped me significantly improve my essays. Their affordable, fast, and thorough edits made the college application process much smoother. I was accepted to many top schools including Cornell, Vanderbilt, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and USC.
Emily is attending the University of Michigan.
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Meet a Parent: Denice T.
I highly recommend Prompt. The customer service is outstanding, and the mentors were very insightful. The best part? She got her top choice college!