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Many applicants are in search of an in-person tutor, particularly if they have had success with local tutors in the past. Parents are often surprised to learn that unlike calculus and chemistry, application essays do not benefit from the traditional tutoring model.

There is a deeply personal aspect to great admission essays. By working remotely, our students feel less inhibited and write more freely. The Naked Essay tutoring process is the result of 14 years of experience and is backed by a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Why do we believe so strongly in our method?

1. You get a better essay, hands down.

Essays that get students into their dream schools are not skin-deep. The best topics are often emotional, difficult, or involve a personal vulnerability. Imagine being a teenager and having to explore potentially deep subjects with an adult—it’s not easy, especially if that adult is a tutor sitting across from you at Starbucks. Whether students are right down the street from our offices or across the world, we work together exclusively via email, chat, and shared-screen technology (which allows tutor and student to edit collaboratively in a live doc). Thanks to this layer of anonymity and privacy, our students feel more comfortable opening up and are able to produce more thoughtful essays.

2. You get the best technology in the industry.

Our state-of-the-art essay management tool gives college applicants access to the following:

  • Database of 1,000+ merit- and demographic-based scholarship essays by school (none of which are included on the Common App)
  • Instant updates when your colleges release their supplemental essay requirements, often weeks before they appear on the Common App (last year we updated more than 300 colleges’ essay questions before the Common App went live August 1st!)
  • All of your program-specific and optional essays in one place (including the Common App’s infamous stealth essays that frequently result in incomplete applications)
  • A Personalized Essay Writing Plan shows how all of your supplemental essays overlap, optimizing your workload and ensuring the process is successful and efficient.

3. You get 100%.

We’re not your neighborhood tutor. We’re not moonlighters, part-timers, or recent grads. Your essays are our passion and our livelihood. And unlike college counselors and English teachers (though we love them), essays get 100% of our attention.

It’s a leap of faith working with a tutor remotely. Anna Sharp has 14 years of experience working with writers of all abilities, and as a result, Naked Essay is able to offer a money-back guarantee on all of our tutoring. Try us—we are confident you’ll love us.

To receive more information, please use the contact form below, email anna@nakedessay.com, or call

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