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Meet Joanna Novins

Published Author
Essay Coach
Writing Tutor

Experienced working with students with learning differences

Sharon Epstein


Bard                        Barnard               Boston College     Colgate
Cornell                  Columbia            Clemson                    Elon
Fordham              Georgetown      Hamilton                  Harvard
Ithaca College   Lehigh                   MIT                             Northeastern
NYU                        Penn State          Princeton                Quinnipiac
Skidmore              Tulane                   UConn                      UT Austin
U. Michigan          UPenn                  Wellesley                 Wesleyan


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Resume Writing

College application
essay writing from a

Writers Guild Award Winner and


Emmy  nominee

for writing

Prep School,
College, Grad School Essays, Plus

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Interview FAQs

Essay FAQs

Great tips on preparing for an interview.

Learn about the Common App essay.

  • Award-Winning Expertise
  • Individual Attention
  • Professional Perspective
  • Superior Follow-Through
  • (Plus a calm demeanor and a good sense of humor)
  • Highlight  your accomplishments

  • Make it look clean and concise

  • Show that you're a good fit


- Make a great first impression

- Effectively communicate who you  are and what you have to offer

- Answer "Tell me about yourself"

  • Choose the right topic
  • Get noticed
  • Show what's special about you
  • Ask about an essay review

College Essay Writing