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Write an Outstanding College Essay With 1-On-1 Coaching (30 Minutes)

Melissa Amaral, M.Ed.
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I help students express their strengths, experiences, and goals so that they can craft authentic and impactful personal and supplemental essays for the Common App, UC, and more. (Former Ivy League admissions reader/interviewer.)

Class Experience

US Grade 10 - 12
I have over a decade of experience working in a variety of roles in higher education. Most relevant is the three years I spent working in admissions at an Ivy League university. I have also volunteered as an alumni admissions interviewer for my alma mater, Brown University. Other roles include academic advising, academic coaching, and teaching.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Frequency: included
Feedback: included
Details: Students will be expected to write outside of class hours.
The learner will provide a draft of the college essay (if applicable) and/or college essay prompts to work on.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students may choose to share their work through a Google Doc, which would require a Google account. Alternatively, they may attach pdf files of their work in the classroom or share their screen during class.
Joined March, 2021
Teacher expertise and credentials

My name is Melissa. I help you define and achieve your dreams.


The most important thing I do is ask questions and listen. I ask the questions that promote self-reflection and self-awareness. I ask the questions that challenge you to... 


1-on-1 Tutoring


per session
Meets on demand
30 min

Completed by 78 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 15-18

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