What to Expect
With Essay Coaching, you’ll receive personal assistance from a friendly, attentive, award-winning writing teacher. You will meet personally with Essay Coach Debbie Merion by zoom or phone. Parents are welcome to sit in on the call with students. As a bonus, you will also receive a free zoom recording of the meeting.
During the creative and fun process of working together, a student’s unique voice emerges from a compelling essay.
Essay Coaching by Debbie Merion by the numbers:
Debbie’s book, Solving the College Admissions Puzzle, is now in over 2000 homes.
Since 2005, Debbie has assisted 1500 students and parents in workshops.
Each year she works with approximately sixty students one-on -one.
Debbie’s helpful answers on Quora have over 148,000 views.
Assistance With Application Essays and More
Essay Coaching reduces the stress of applying to college or graduate school (social work, law school, medical school, business school, advanced science degrees) by empowering students to write their best essay.
Debbie Merion offers friendly, expert assistance to help students understand why colleges want essays and how admissions officers evaluate them.
- Their strongest essay topic
- Low-stress ways to get started
- How to stay on track
- What goes into an excellent essay
- How to edit to a level of excellence
The student does the writing; hence the Essay Coaching motto—”We educate and motivate, you create.”
Assistance Beyond Essays:
Debbie also works with younger and older students and adults who are interested in additional writing assistance on school, personal, or professional writing projects.
Advice from an Award-Winning Journalist and College English Professor
What’s a student’s story? Everyone has one. Debbie’s journalist background helps her quickly uncover a student’s strongest story. Then, her teaching background kicks in to explain clearly how students can write an essay that will make a reader say “WOW!”
Excellence in Finished Products
The completed essays are always an amazing improvement over the original drafts—more compelling, unique, and memorable. Students take away writing skills that help them succeed in college and beyond.
Parents are Welcome
No question ever goes unanswered! One appointment lasts fifty (50) minutes. Students may attend appointments alone or with parents.
Debbie works with students all over the globe by Skype, phone/email, and in her Ann Arbor office. The Essay Coaching office is located at 343 S. Main St., Suite 209-B, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.