Don't Write Alone

Prompt's essay tutors help you write better essays without the stress

Are you looking for college essay or other help?

Our writing tutors have reviewed over 20,000 essays!

What is Prompt?

We virtually connect students with top writing professionals and educators to help them with all their writing assignments.

Get personal, affordable writing help right when you need it, from the comfort of your home. Our writing tutors use a friendly approach to make the writing process easier.

Here's how it works

You get six writing credits per month to use across three three kinds of writing help:

Video Coaching Call
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A 20-minute video call with a Prompt Writing Tutor to review your assignment, brainstorm content, and create an action plan

Available 8AM to 10PM ET
2 credits

Detailed Review
Feedback to improve your essay

A comprehensive review to help you improve the content, structure, and grammar of a draft you have written

Returned within 12-24 hours
From 3 credits

Quick Review
For procrastinators

Get 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

Why use Prompt?

In an increasingly automated world, writing skills are critical to success in college and beyond.

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,
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,

Prompt provides students with the personal attention they need to improve their writing. The few minutes teachers spend with students are not enough to make them great writers.

Before Writing

Prompt tutors provide guidance and instruction on content and structure.

During Writing

Prompt tutors provided personalized, instructional feedback on students' writing. Students revise their essays and grow as writers.

Our tutoring 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 and feedback that works how students work.

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Meet our writing tutors

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

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A Prompt Writing Tutoring 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.

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Common questions

How do you find your tutors?

Our tutors 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 tutors 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 tutoring, we will refund your subscription.

How do credits work?

Purchasing a Writing Tutoring Subscription gives you exclusive access to our writing tutors. 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.

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