College Essay

Roadmap to College Essay Success

Conquer the College Admissions Essay with confidence.

For almost 10 years, the mission of Write the World has been to create a global community of teen writers and supportive educators. With the pandemic shifting the entire college admissions landscape, our small group, virtual workshops give teens an opportunity to authentically navigate every step of the writing process. Through interactive exercises, thoughtful discussions, and engaging writing prompts, our Roadmap leads to standout essays that rise above the rest.


Jumpstart Your College Essay Workshop

For 9th-11th Graders – Virtual Spring-Summer Sessions

March through July 2021

It’s never too early to jumpstart your college application and become acclimated with the college admissions process. In this robust, 2-hour workshop, our Expert Advisors will help you unlock your key ingredient, learn about the “Essay Success Formula”, and zero in on the crucial components admissions officers look for. By the end, students will receive a customized, multi-page Action Plan, as well as financial and college readiness tools to tackle next steps.

Complete Your College Essay Workshop

For 11th-12th Graders – Virtual Summer Sessions

July through August 2021

Ready to start AND finish your Personal Statement? Take this week-long workshop and brainstorm, explore, and reflect on YOUR story, in YOUR own words. Conquer the college essay with a team of dedicated Advisors and fellow peers around the globe, as you journey through 6+ hours of live guidance and multiple rounds of comprehensive edits. You’ll walk away with your fully drafted, stand-out Personal Statement in hand, as well as a plethora of writing resources for college and beyond.

College Essay Review Services

For 11th-12th Graders – Coming Soon

Fall-Winter 2021

With Write the World’s College Essay Review, students have a college essay editor on their side – anytime, anywhere. Submit drafts to our team of Advisors for review, and receive fully personalized, multi-page reports within 48 hours. Our detailed feedback includes everything from an examination on style, voice, and structure, to in-line edits on grammar and mechanics.

Services are available for purchase in advance.

About Us

Our College Essay Program was incubated at Harvard University and is run by an expert team dedicated to helping students navigate the essay writing process. Our ivy-league educated instructors have 20+ years of combined experience guiding teenagers to write and write well. 

We also run, a free online writing community for teens ages 13–19 from around the world. Since our founding in 2012, we’ve been drawing in 30,000 young writers with monthly genre competitions, thought-provoking prompts, and the thrill of interacting with other students globally and publishing one’s own work.

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