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College Application
Essay Writing and
Interview Skills

From a Writers Guild Award
Winner and two-time

Emmy  nominee

for Writing


College Essay


- Prep through grad school

- Choose the right topic

- Show what makes you special

- Use writing techniques that get noticed



- Talk about yourself comfortably, effectively, and with confidence

- Master body language

- Lessen nerves

- Specialized for students and young adults

- Create a concise,

well-written, effective resume

- Demonstrate your fit

- Specialized for students and young adults 



College Essay

Have a draft? Get prompt, detailed feedback from a professional point of view. Includes specific, actionable suggestions for how to improve your essay.

"Emily worked independently with you, which took the pressure off my husband and me.  She completely trusted and respected you, and the guidance that you gave her."

—Joan W.  Easton, Connecticut

"I am so grateful that you were able to help me write essays that really showed who I am and how I see the world."

—Haley Congdon  Easton, Connecticut

"I am 100 percent certain that the work you did with my daughter in just a few sessions gave her the tools and confidence she needed to ace her college interview and get accepted into dental school."

—Dr. Ronda Bachenheimer  East Meadow, NY

I got the J. Crew job! I start next week. Thanks so much for all of your help!"

—Abigail Ross

Westport, CT

"I matched with UCSF today! I ranked them as my first choice and I couldn't be happier! Thank you so much for all your advice and help with my interviews! I know it made a world of difference!"

— Sabina K.  Accepted, University of California San Francisco Genetic Counseling Program

Sharon Epstein

About Sharon Epstein


As an award-winning writer, I understand how to unlock a person's unique point of view and writing style. 

As a communications expert, I teach the techniques to excel in competitive interviews.

My students have gained admission to competitive prep schools, colleges, and grad schools, and have won prestigious 4-year scholarships. 

When you work with me, you'll receive:

  • Award-Winning Expertise

  • Individual Attention

  • Professional Perspective

  • Superior Follow-Through

  • Plus a calm demeanor and a good sense of humor

It's all about identifying your best ideas and letting your individuality shine through. 

That's what I love to do.


My Services.

One-On-One Essay Tutoring.

I provide personalized, one-on-one instruction designed to make your essay shine. We'll brainstorm topics, create a structure, develop drafts, and polish the essay. In the process, I'll teach writing techniques that showcase the student's personality, create an effective narrative, and help the essay come to life.


I cover all aspects of college, transfer, prep school, grad school, scholarship, and medical school application essay writing. Sessions are held in person (when possible) and remotely around the world.

College Essay Review

Are you looking for professional feedback on an essay that's already written or nearing completion?  An essay review is a great option. You'll receive detailed feedback on content, structure, storytelling, overall effectiveness, punctuation, and grammar, and I'll provide specific, actionable suggestions that you can put to use right away to improve and strengthen your essay. 

Interview Coaching.

Resume Writing.

​Whether you need a resume for college, internship, or first job, I'll help you define your best qualities, focus your ideas, and organize your skills, achievements, and accomplishments into a clean, concise resume that will impress the reader, emphasize keywords, and demonstrate your fit. Designed for students and young people entering the job market.

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