Category: Testimonials

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From Vanderbilt University

I am a very private person, and at first, reluctant to have a personal essay coach. But Nan was happy to talk to me 1:1 about my concerns, and adapted her program to suit my needs. We brainstormed together, but Nan was very careful to listen to how I wanted to present myself and always allowed me to take the lead. Over the process, … Read More From Vanderbilt University

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Current Long-Term Writing Instruction Client

I have always been strong in the math and sciences, but never as confident in my writing abilities, especially in first person. Before working with Nan, I thought of writing as a chore, not an activity that could be both enjoyable and interesting. Nan made sure to understand my interests, and recommended movies and stories that she knew I would enjoy. Her prompts for … Read More Current Long-Term Writing Instruction Client

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Current Admissions Strategy Client

From Chuck Xie & Jenny Huang, parents of a rising 10th grader at the prestigious Mountain Lakes High School in New Jersey Goal School: Stanford University Our bright 9th grader has always been academically excellent, but we as first-generation parents were looking for more guidance on how he should structure his high school career. Since we’ve engaged Nan as a long-term writing & admissions … Read More Current Admissions Strategy Client

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From Princeton University

Writing has never been my strong suit; although I could always manage to write a decent essay, I consistently struggled with fully conveying my thoughts and messages in words. While I was applying to colleges, the Common App essay was definitely challenging to write; there was a huge pressure of making everything perfect, for it could ultimately affect my life path. I had gone … Read More From Princeton University

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From Phillips Academy Andover

When applying to elite prep schools, there is no better option that Nan. Not only did she help me finish the thoughts in my head, she translated my voice into the perfect English I wish I spoke. I felt like Nan helped me express my personality and show admissions officers the most unique part of my passions. In addition, my family and I both … Read More From Phillips Academy Andover