College Essay Workshops

College Personal Statement Workshops

 

Excel Test’s Personal Statement Workshops are specifically designed to help students craft the perfect personal statements to supplement their college applications. Through our unique, individualized essay review sessions, students team up one-on-one with Excel Test’s best writing teachers to produce a highly polished personal statement ready for submission.

Personal Statement Complete Package

  • Our most comprehensive option, includes review and editing of all five college admissions essays (four UC essays + one Common Application essay)

  • Meet face-to-face with an Excel Test writing teacher up to 5 times.

  • Brainstorm with our writing coaches! We will meet with each student to get a sense of their personalities and look over their resumes. After this session, students should have a fair idea of what direction to take with their essays.

  • Detailed comments and feedback given for all drafts.

  • Continued email support and essay feedback until the college application deadline.

  • $1499 (at an Excel Test office)

  • $2199 (at the student’s home)

 Single Essay Package

  • Work with an Excel Test writing teacher to improve ONE essay of your choice through numerous revisions. 

  • Review your essay with a writing coach over a phone call or Skype meeting.

  • Email-based support and feedback for up to 5 additional revisions of your essay.

  • Brainstorm with our writing teachers! Our writing coaches will look over your resume and accomplishments to help guide you and suggest possible writing topics.

  • $199/essay

 Single Essay Review

  • Work with an Excel Test writing teacher to improve ONE essay of your choice through a single revision.

  • Review your essay with a writing coach over a phone call or Skype meeting.

  • Email-based support and feedback for one revision of your essay.

  • $65/draft

  • Additional essays may be added to the same essay review session for an additional $30/essay.

Regardless of the support level they choose, students will have a highly polished essay that has gone through multiple drafts. They will also leave with a better understanding of what makes a great college application.

For more information about the Personal Statement Workshop Series, please call (510) 490-7000.