Are you a parent of a rising senior who’s concerned with your son or daughter’s college applications?

Wouldn’t you like to know the key ingredients to a successful college admissions essay?

“As a parent going through the college process the first time, it was wonderful to use Amy for help with college essay writing. She kept Alex organized, on time, and on topic. Amy has a warm, encouraging style that made the difference for him. ”

Katie, H., parent of Charlotte Catholic high school seniorKatie, H., parent of Charlotte Catholic high school senior

“ Working with Mrs. Haskell helped me to become a better writer and gain acceptance to numerous prestigious universities. In a short period of time, I was challenged to become a better writer and tell a meaningful story in my college essays. I learned a lot more about myself and hopefully impressed some college admissions counselors along the way!”

Jackie B., Charlotte Catholic high school senior, happily on her way to a top choice college!Jackie B., Charlotte Catholic high school senior, happily on her way to a top choice college!



    Complete your common application with calm and organization, increase your chances of college acceptance, and improve your writing skills as you prepare for college.


    Maintain quality relationships through this stressful time of applying to college and manage this major transition in your life.


    Turn fear into confidence, and remove mental writing blocks to enhance your chances of college acceptance.

“I loved working with someone who took time to get to know me as a person. Mrs. Haskell really helped my voice shine through in my essays so that the colleges go to see who I was apart from my transcript.”

Hilary G., New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL) graduate, Boston College studentHilary G., New Trier High School (Winnetka, IL) graduate, Boston College student

What To Expect

This is a blended learning program comprised of live sessions, video tutorials, individualized feedback, and homework.

  • INDIVIDUALIZED feedback - 1:1 attention

  • Turn your fear into confidence, moving ahead with college application process

  • Move from having mental writing blocks to having great word choices

  • Get ahead of the competition

  • Enhance your chances of college acceptance

  • Live, interactive sessions

  • Worksheets and templates

My Passion Is Helping Your Teen Stand Out Above The Crowd

"I love coaching students through the process of writing an outstanding college admissions essay. Knowing that they have the BEST chance of getting into the college of their choice drives me to continue to make a difference in the lives of these teens."
My Passion Is Helping Your Teen Stand Out Above The Crowd


  • How do I know that my son/daughter will get the level of help they need in this program?

    Your son/daughter will receive an even higher level of help in this online program because the lessons are available to them 24/7. This way they can revisit lessons and live support calls to digest the information at their pace.

    There are twice weekly live support video calls where the participants interact with Amy, so there is a lot of opportunity to ask questions and get the 1:1 support they need to complete this program and write their college admissions essay.

  • To what extent will my son/daughter receive personalized writing feedback?

    Individualized feedback is provided by a writing expert for each draft he/she submits.

    Improved writing is encouraged through asking your son/daughter questions, providing examples, and unlimited email support throughout the program.

  • How does the scheduling work?

    The live calls are pre-scheduled and you'll find the twice weekly live call schedule for this program intake within the course once you enroll.

    Generally, live video calls take place Tuesday and Thursday evenings around 7:30pm EST.

    Just as if your teen participated in a tutoring session or in-person class, your teen will be able to participate in the live sessions as frequently as he/she needs in order to complete the program and essay.

    He/she can join calls, and access the program lessons, from his/her desktop, laptop, or any mobile device.

  • How will you get to know my son/daughter well enough to learn his/her writing style?

    At the beginning of the program there are several short, but effective, introductory activities to allow me to get to know your teen.

    Through the live sessions and feedback, Amy continues to learn more about your son/daughter to allow to her cater to their strengths, skills, and special interests in order to best help them write an outstanding college admissions essay.

  • How involved do I have to be as the parent?

    You can be as involved as you'd like to be but, rest assured, your teen is in good hands with Amy who is an established, respected tutor, as well as her team of writing experts.

  • Do you guarantee that my son/daughter will complete their essay using your program?

    We cannot guarantee that your son/daughter will complete the essay. The program will guide your teen through the process, provide real-time feedback, and help them through with live support. Ultimately, it is up to your son/daughter to write the essay in the three week time period of the course.

  • What if I still have questions?

    If you still have questions you can book a 15 minute call with Amy to discuss your concerns and ask any other questions you may have. You can contact Amy at

  • Where can I learn more about the instructor, Amy Haskell?

    Click on "ABOUT AMY" at the top of this page.