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Jennifer Brookover

DIRECTOR OF COLLEGE ESSAY WRITING PROGRAM

Jen has spent 12 years as a school counselor in both Philadelphia, PA and in California, which provides her insight and experience with both East and West Coast colleges and universities.

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Gail Collins

Essay Coach

Gail's mantra is to "Help students succeed, one dream at a time." Originally from Michigan, she has traveled to every state, except Alaska. As a first generation college student at California State University in Long Beach, she was heavily involved in campus activities and truly enjoyed her undergraduate experience.

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Dr. Leni M. Silverstein

Essay Coach

Leni is an international consultant with more than 20 years experience as an anthropologist, educator, professor, grantmaker, program evaluator, writer and editor in the US and overseas, particularly Brazil. She has read and evaluated grant applications and programs for major international foundations and multilateral organizations.

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Chris Nielsen

Essay Coach

Chris Nielsen has been an English teacher for sixteen years, working with students from grades eighth through twelfth.

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Carmen Livingston

Essay Coach

Experienced college educator, counseled and prepared first generation students for college admissions, knowledgeable about personal essay writing.

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Cynthia Darling

Essay Coach

Cynthia Darling has been a high school English Teacher in independent schools for the past twenty years. During that time, her treasured role has been guiding high school seniors in writing their college personal statements and supplemental college essays.