We help you write
exceptional essays

We provide professional essay reviews and interactive brainstorm tools to level up your college application. We take the stress away and make you stand out.


Trusted by students and parents alike.

With experience helping students get into:

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"I'm so grateful! [My consultant] Kelsey's feedback elevated my essay in ways I hadn't even thought about before. I don't know what I would've done without her."
Amelia Y.
Student from California, accepted to Princeton University

Frequently Asked Questions

What does an essay review look like?

When you request a review, you'll receive a grade out of 100 on our detailed rubric, feedback on improving your essay strategy, and specific line edits. Click here to read more about Kelsey, your professional essay consultant.

How much does it cost?

Our professional essay reviews are $20-$50 per essay with Early Bird pricing. Our transparent pricing is as follows: fewer than 300 words ➡️ $20. 300-600 words ➡️ $40. 601-800 words ➡️ $50.

When does Early Bird pricing end?

Early Bird pricing ends in late July. Our prices go up due to increased demand (to $100-$300 in peak season), so we encourage you to finish your first drafts and request a review as soon as possible.

What are the online tools like?

Our tools guide you through the essay strategy we've perfected through years of experience, and are customized to you through AI. Brainstorm an idea, outline, or hook instantly. Try it for free! Additional AI credits can be purchased for $5/month.

Is there a free trial?

Yes, we offer a free trial of our online tools with limited credits. The free trial begins automatically when you sign up — no credit card required. Once you sign up, you can cancel at any time.

What if I can't afford it?

We are happy to offer Essay Cafe for free to students in need of financial support. Apply here.

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