Write compelling college essays

in half the time with Prompt's proven tools

and expert essay feedback

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

Prompt is the marriage between MIT-trained engineers and writing professionals

Our proven system helps you write compelling essays in half the time and connect with top writing professionals

Personalized Essay List

Give us your school list and we'll give you a list of every prompt you need to write. We've spent countless hours collecting every prompt, including hard-to-find ones for majors, programs, and scholarships.
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Essay Tools

We've reviewed over 10,000 college admission essays and found that less than 2% are compelling (ouch). Thankfully, we built tools to help you develop compelling content and structure your thoughts.

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Q&A with Essay Specialists

Ask our team anything about your content, essays, prompts, or the application writing process. Want quick feedback on a topic or intro? Not sure how to approach a prompt? Our Specialists can help.
  • Available with Premium account

Essay Review

Share your draft with our team for a comprehensive and actionable review on content, structure, and grammar. With our support, you’ll have compelling work within two to three drafts. Winner, winner, chicken dinner.
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10 Q&A's with Prompt's Essay Specialists


$74.99 Per Credit
Content, structure, & grammar feedback
Nearly one hour of a Specialist's time
$35 per credit with a package
Typical essay reviews cost one credit

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More about how Prompt lets you craft compelling essays in half the time

Personalized Essay List

Enter your schools and we'll tell you what you need to write

The application to use for each school to minimize your work
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Hard-to-find prompts for specific programs at every school

Essay Tools

Use our tools to develop compelling content and structure for your essays

Persona Quiz

Identify what colleges will find compelling about you in three minutes

Content Strategy

Develop with our guidance the content colleges need to see

Outline Creator

Develop the structure for a compelling essay in under thirty minutes

Meet a Few of Our Essay Specialists

Vetted rockstars including professors, Ivy League grads, and professional writers


I graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Comparative Literature, and hold a Masters degree in creative writing. I am a full-time editor and writing instructor, and am passionate about helping writers refine their work.



I'm an alumnus of the University of the Arts theatre and writing program, and I’ve been a substitute teacher for three years. College entrance essays and English or History papers are my specialty!


Essay Review

Use our Essay Specialists to get detailed, actionable suggestions

A sample outline for an improved essay structure
Commentary from an Essay Specialist to improve your content
Examples for improving your most important sentences
Sentence-level feedback on grammar, wording, and flow