Never write alone

Write better essays for class in less time and on your schedule with Writing Coaching

Are you looking for college essay or other help?

Our Writing Coaches have helped over 10,000 students gain confidence in their writing!

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 get six writing credits per month to use across three kinds of writing 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.

The tallest cofounder


The shortest cofounder


The most neat-o cofounder


Our Story at a Glance
Students Supported
Essays Reviewed

Meet our Writing Coaches

We accept less than 15% of applicants and work with top writing professionals and educators.

And 100+ more!

Have Any Questions?

Live Chat with a Writing Coach

Or call 1-844-5-PROMPT to speak with a Writing Coach


A Prompt Writing Coaching Subscription gives you access to expert help when you need it. Each subscription includes 6 credits per month. You can always purchase more, but we've found 6 credits works well for most students.

Monthly Subscription
Per Month
Cancel Anytime
7-day risk-free trial
Save 33%—that's 4 months free!
Annual Subscription
Per Month, Billed Annually at $599
Cancel Anytime
7-day risk-free trial

Common questions

How do you find your coaches?

Our coaches are typically from top-50 universities with backgrounds as educators or writing professionals. Everyone in our network has their undergraduate degree and many have advanced degrees in writing. We accept less than 15% of all applicants and have a great community of coaches who recommend their talented friends to join our mission.

Can I try Prompt?

Yes! We offer a 7-day risk-free trial. If you aren't happy with your writing coaching, we will refund your subscription.

How do credits work?

Purchasing a Writing Coaching Subscription gives you exclusive access to our elite network of Writing Coaches. We use a credit system so we can provide a fair price for all users. Unused credits do not roll over month-to-month.

With 6 credits per month, most students will have enough credits for all of their writing assignments.

Here's What our Customers Say

Submit all of your essays with confidence

Get Started