Set Yourself Apart

Helping high school and transfer students shine in their college applications with an essay that truly reflects their character and integrity.


A Warm Introduction

As a high school counselor for more than 20 years in the Michigan Whitmore Lake public school system, it has become my passion to help high school juniors and seniors craft well-rounded and compelling college essays for their applications. I welcome the opportunity to chat with you to help you write strong essays for your college applications. Read my full story here.

Elizabeth B. Levy
Founder, Essay Help for Colleges



Together we’ll brainstorm ideas for your college essay topic.


First Draft

You’ll submit the initial draft of your college essay via email.



Submit up to three rewrites and receive feedback for each.



Submit your college essay to schools with confidence.


Thank you, Elizabeth as I did not know how to start my personal essay statement for Michigan State University. I was having trouble coming up with a topic however; once I met with Elizabeth a few times was able to take ownership in my essay. I highly recommend essay help for colleges as you receive a lot of one on one guidance while working through the required essay process with confidence and insight for meeting regular decision deadline.

Lilly W. // Class of 2022

Parent reached out to receive guidance on solidifying her son’s personal essay statement for admittance to Oregon State University fall of 2022. After meeting with Elizabeth a few times,  Cooper was able to write a narative essay connecting each of the events in a concise manner. I highly recommend essayhelpforcolleges as Elizabeth gave him confidence in writing a personal essay statement.

Alison S. // Parent

Elizabeth helped me navigate the college scholarship in a concise manner. Her guidance aligned my ideas toward the scholarship requirements during our zoom session. I am confident I will receive the scholarship because of Elizabeth’s suggestions and support. Thank you again, Elizabeth. I will definately recommend you to others as you are a very valuable resource.

Legacy P. // Student

Elizabeth helped me organize my essay with solid idioms while utilizing figurative language and metaphors in a very concise manner. My essay flows well, aligns with the central theme, and is very engaging. I am confident I will be admitted to the LSA program at the University of Michigan in the fall of 2021 because my personal essay stands out from others after receiving Elizabeth’s guidance.

Elizabeth M. // Student

I am just beginning to think about my personal essay statement as a junior in high school. Elizabeth’s suggestions for breaking the writing ideas into small sequential steps were so helpful. She made this process so much easier once I was able to connect the hook to the goals of my essay.

Donna D. // Class of 2022

We engaged Elizabeth to help our eldest son in navigating his college essays. She is an amazing college essay coach that not only takes the time to get to know your child, but she also guides them through the writing process in a  simplified manner. I highly recommend Elizabeth as she helps keep your child focused and self-disciplined during this important essay planning process.

Pioneer High Class of 2021 Rising Senior

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I’m excited to learn about your post-secondary goals, answer any questions you may have about my services, and find out if we’re a good fit to work together.

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