College Essays

Candy mentors high school juniors and seniors on their Common Application essay and application process, using an innovative approach that retains the student's voice and makes a distinctive impression. She also works with applicants for graduate school.


Her students have been accepted to a wide range of colleges, including Columbia University, Princeton, Swarthmore, Georgetown, Wesleyan, Tufts, and Boston College. In today's top colleges, 85% of applicants are admissible, but often only less than 10% can be accepted. A convincing, polished essay can sway an acceptance decision from "maybe" to "yes."