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Choosing the Best Topics for Your Personal Insight Answers

Fall 2017 UC applicants were presented with a new application essay system, the first change in 10 years. The transfer Personal Insights include four essay answers (one required question, 3 chosen from a list). My initial observations after this first year with the new Insight system is that they are harder that the earlier two Personal Statement essays.  My services include extensive brainstorming to bring out talent, skill, leadership ideas you might not have thought of, ultimately steering you to the best topics per answer and the best focus to ideally cover what the UCs look for.

I also work with freshman applicants, same price points.

Lindy really assisted me in choosing the right words, topics and focus in making the very best personal statements. I don't think I would have finished them, or they would not have been as strong if it wasn't for her…read more

Lindy was extremely helpful in developing ideas that I had trouble even thinking of. I definitely recommend her to students who want help in transferring.

I am excited to share with you the result of my UC application. My application to all 5 UCs, especially UCLA and UC Berkeley, was accepted for Fall 2018. Thank you very much on behalf…read more

I can't even begin to thank you enough for this. I knew my essay needed a lot of work but I was just so incredibly stressed about the situation I couldn't even think properly. Thank you…read more

My daughter came into this very nervous because being a CSU to UC transfer she knew the admit rate is already low; however with Mrs. King's expertise not only with the essays but the whole process, my daughter now feels…read more

I got accepted into Haas and UCLA!! I will be going to Berkeley but I just want to take the time to thank you for all of your help. This would not have happened without…read more

Thanks to your help I got into UC Berkeley (Economics) and UCLA (Economics) along with all the other UCs. I have decided to attend Berkeley and appreciate your help the last two years.Your guidance was…read more

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Our most popular service offers intensive support for all 4 Personal Insight answers, from initial brainstorming through every draft to completed essay. Includes consultation (Skype, FaceTime or phone), email, plus unlimited rewrites and guidance. A superb value.

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One read-through with detailed edits of all four answers. No brainstorming or idea suggestions. Based on essay word count, minus the prompt, or any extra wording.

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up to 250 words = $35
up to 650 words = $65
up to 1000 words = $90
up to 1500 words = $105

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