Want Ethan and the College Essay Guy Team to come to you?

 

Each year, Ethan and his team of expert essay coaches hold presentations and workshops in schools, organizations, and conferences around the globe.

Ethan’s workshops are critically acclaimed and have been held in every major US conference on college counseling.

Whether your class size is three or three-hundred, College Essay Guy has you covered.

 
 
“You provided me with the most useful advice I've received in this entire whirlwind process of college admissions.”
–Elsa, Student
 

Discover What Matters

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The College Essay Guy methodology helps students take an in-depth look at what matters most and bring it to life.

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDANCE

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The workshops provide step-by-step instructions on how to brainstorm, structure, and revise their essays.

INSPIRED + CONFIDENT

Students finish their essays knowing that their showing colleges a clear picture of who you are and what you stand for.


I'm all booked for 2018!

Feel free to fill out the form if you're interested in a workshop for 2019.


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1-2 Hour Workshops
Using the Secrets of Screenwriting to Write Your Personal Statement

3 Hour Workshops:
A Step-by-step Guide to Writing an Amazing Personal Statement

Full Day Workshops
A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing an Amazing College Essay

Multi-Day Workshops
3-day and 4-day workshop options (consecutive or over several weeks)

&

Workshops for the Rest of the Application
How to Write Amazing Supplemental Essays


What people are saying . . .

From “I have no idea what to write about”
to “My essay is done!”

MEET YOUR TEAM

Sandy is an independent college consultant and former school counselor with a background in family therapy, having worked her entire career with teenagers and families. She graduated UW-Madison with a BS in psychology, received a MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University and came back to UW-Madison for her doctoral work in Human Development and Family Studies.

As a Narrative Family Therapist, she has helped hundreds of people story their lives to reach their highest potential and has used this unique skill as an expert in helping high school students find their voice and tell their most powerful stories in their college essays.

As a member of the Independent Educational Consulting Association (IECA) and the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) she visits college campuses throughout the year and attends national admissions conferences annually staying well-versed on college admissions practices and policies.

  University of Wisconsin -   Madison   (BS)  Psychology  Seattle Pacific University - Masters,  Marriage and Family Therapy  Northern Illinois University -  School Counseling Certificate  University of Wisconsin - Madison,  Doctorate ABD Human Development and Family Studies Works with students via Skype, email and Google Docs.

University of Wisconsin - Madison (BS) Psychology
Seattle Pacific University - Masters, Marriage and Family Therapy
Northern Illinois University - School Counseling Certificate
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Doctorate ABD Human Development and Family Studies
Works with students via Skype, email and Google Docs.

 
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Ethan Sawyer AKA College Essay Guy is a nationally recognized college essay expert and sought-after speaker. Each year he helps thousands of students and counselors through his online courses, workshops, articles, products, and books, and works privately with a small number of students.  


Ethan also:

  • Graduated from Northwestern University and holds an MFA from UC Irvine.

  • Has 12+ Years experience as a teacher, curriculum writer, community organizer, voice actor, and truck driver (true story.)

  • Wrote the #1 best-selling book College Essay Essentials

  • Is a certified Myers-Briggs® specialist.

  • Has a certification in hypnotherapy

  • Completed two counseling certificate programs, including one in College Counseling at UC Irvine and another through the Interchange Counseling Institute.


 


Want to know more?

Download the Media Kit for details, booking information, and bio’s of the team.

 

“Ethan Sawyer is an essay guru. His approach to essay work is insightful, inspirational, and fun. He helps students find their own unique voice and knows what colleges are looking for. Ethan is my number one choice for essay help.”
—Dr. Steven R. Antonoff, former Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, U of Denver, author of College Match and College Finder

Speaking Events

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College Essay Counseling Presentations

  • Five College Essay Questions Every Counselor Should Be Able to Answer (aka 118 College Essay Resources)

  • College Essay Guy’s (Abridged) Guide to the Supplemental Essays

  • How to Lead a Life-Changing College Essay Workshop

As seen in NACAC, WACAC, and Counseling Conferences Across the United States.

 
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Keynote Speaking

The Hero’s Journey To College

1 hr. keynote address

Using Joseph Campbell’s monomyth as a framework, this keynote begins in 9th grade with “Take the hardest classes possible!” and finishes in 12th grade with “Develop a message box for your interview!” In 50 minutes, students, parents and counselors will discover 50 actionable tips that will serve students on their journey to college.


Your students can continue their work with me online.
CONSIDER PARTNERING WITH COLLEGE ESSAY GUY

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College Essay Guy Partners pay an annual licensing fee and register their students for my courses at an extremely discounted rate. It's the easiest, pain-free process for getting all of your students registered in one batch. 

I'll walk your students through the process of learning how to write and revise their personal statement and most popular supplemental essays while you focus on completing their applications. 

 

Have questions or want to know more? Feel free to reach out to [email protected] and we will get you taken care of.