FAQS

What is BreezeATX?

We are expert writing coaches who help bring your unique story to life to stun college admissions panels with who you are and what you have to offer their university


Our workshops are designed to focus on the college essay. We are also happy to offer support around other admissions materials, including:

  • College essay

  • Resume

  • Personal statement

  • How to ask for strong letters of recommendation

  • A draft of a cover letter


What does the workshop cost?

"Get Going" Workshops and Digital Essay Feedback are $50 each. One-on-one sessions with a writing coach are $85 per hour.


How do I register and pay?

To register, please go to the Book Online tab. We accept personal check (on day of workshop) or Venmo (@Sarahwalker86).

What services do you offer?

  • Get-Going Workshops

Each of our 45 minute small-group “Get-Going” workshops features 30 minutes of interactive prompts, examples, and tips to get you on your way to a great essay, followed by a 15 minute Q&A session where you can ask us anything!

  • ​Get Going: Finding a Great Idea 

Not sure what to write about or where to start?  Learn how to define your story and stand out to admissions boards. Join us to generate several knock-out ideas for your college essays and supplements? We’ll walk you through what makes a good idea good and a not-so-good idea not-so-good. You’ll leave with a list of possible essay ideas and resources for even more! How do I draft it?

  • Get Going: College Essay Style and Sound 

What should a college essay look and sound like? Get a close-up look at how to start your essay, how to structure it, what style to follow, what to include and more. We’ll walk you through an annotated exemplar essay that got a former student into several top-tier universities. Leave with a digital packet of exemplar essays and lots of ideas for how to make your essay just as stand-out!

  • Get Going: Revision

Once you get a draft out, learn revision techniques to feel confident that it’s strong enough to show admissions boards just how amazing you are! Join us to learn what to look for as you perfect your essay. Leave with a revision checklist as well as strategies to apply to your draft, ensuring that you submit your very best work.​

  • Digital Essay Feedback

Get feedback from professional writing coaches who have supported thousands of writers through high school and into college. We know what works and how to help you polish your essay.  Share your college essay draft with us and we will leave careful, targeted feedback. This service includes two reviews-- initial comments, then further feedback after revision.​

  • One-on-One Session with a Writing Coach

Work with one of our writing coaches to develop and perfect your essay! We’ll tailor support to your individual needs. Book a writing coach for an hour-long session and schedule subsequent sessions as-needed to get you to a polished essay that you’ll be proud to send off!


What is the average age of BreezeATX writers?

BreezeATX is designed for students interested in having many of their college admissions materials ready prior to their senior year. Thus, the majority of the participants in the workshop will be rising seniors. Rising juniors are welcome.

Can you tell me a little bit more about yourselves and your approach?

Who we are...

  • Mentors who guide you through the writing process toward an error-free, polished college essay, resume, and personal statement.

  • Mentors who offer writing conferences and personal feedback aimed to grow you as a writer by focusing on ideas, style, structure, and mechanics.


What we aren’t…

  • We are not people who write the essay for you. We push you as a writer to do the work in a meaningful and engaging way, but you are at the helm of your writing process.

 

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