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Hi. I'm the College Essay Guy, and I'm here to make counselors' lives easier, relieve parents' worry and help students write amazing college essays. How? I offer free resources, one-on-one essay sessions, online webinars, and in-person workshops. 

But more than anything I'm hoping that we can become friends and make some extraordinary discoveries along the way.


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Honestly, Ethan, you are the best. And your essay guide is the best I've ever read. Thanks for making your wisdom available to the rest of us!
– J.T. Gheer, Independent Counselor

YOU ARE AWESOME! The kids won’t stop talking about your workshop.
– Amy Sisson, Temple City High School Counselor

The @CollegeEssayGuy's website helped me write an essay I had been struggling with for several months in one night.
– @geraldOC_, Student (Class of 2015)

Your Tumblr and website are the best and most informative
college admissions essay sites on the web.

– Drake R., Student (Class of 2015)

Here's what students have said about working with me one-on-one.


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