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Our Writing Coaches have helped over 50,000 students become more confident writers!

What is Writing Coaching?

Connect virtually with Prompt’s elite network of Writing Coaches right when you need help—from the comfort of your home.

  • Guidance before you start writing
  • Written feedback as you work
  • Support until you submit

Here's how it works

You purchase credits for each semester to use across three types of help:

Video Call
Feel good about starting

A 20-minute video video call to review your assignment, brainstorm content, and create an action plan.

Available 8AM to 10PM ET
2 credits

Quick Review
For procrastinators

2-3 actionable suggestions within a few hours to help you quickly improve your essay before you submit it.

Returned within 3 hours (7AM to 10PM ET)
1 credit

Detailed Review
A blueprint for improvement

Easy-to-follow suggestions to markedly improve the content, structure, and grammar of a draft you've written.

Returned within 12-24 hours
From 3 credits

Why Prompt?

Writing skills are critical to success in college and beyond. Students work with Writing Coaches to gain confidence, make writing easier, and cut down on procrastination.

Students who believe their written & oral communication skills are proficient [1] NACE Staff. "Job Outlook: Fall Recruiting for the Class of 2018." National Association of Colleges and Employers, 14 June 2017,
Companies that rate new grads' communication skills as proficient [1] NACE Staff. "Job Outlook: Fall Recruiting for the Class of 2018." National Association of Colleges and Employers, 14 June 2017,

Prompt provides students with the personal attention they need to improve their writing.

Before Writing

Prompt removes fear and confusion by providing guidance and instruction on content and structure.

During Writing

Prompt helps students revise their essays and grow as writers by providing written, instructional feedback as they work.

Our coaching methodology is based on findings by leading writing researchers Graham and Perin.[2] Graham, Steve, and Dolores Perin. "A Meta-Analysis of Writing Instruction for Adolescent Students." Journal of Educational Psychology, vol. 99, no. 3, 2007, pp. 445–476., doi:10.1037/0022-0663.99.3.445.   Our statistics are based on research by the National Association of Colleges and Employers

About Prompt

Prompt was founded by three MIT grads who share a passion for helping all students improve their writing—not so common at their campus!

We virtually connect students with top writing professionals who provide affordable, actionable writing guidance and feedback that works how students work.

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