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Access expert support to improve your application with our exclusive services, available only to active Academy members. With a variety of a la carte services available to you, our team of trained consultants is here to help you succeed. These services are designed for serious applicants who aim for top-tier schools.

Note: You must have an active Academy subscription to purchase these services.

Application Accelerator® clients: You already have access to all of this! Feel free to use the Shop if you want to purchase additional services.

Coaching Call

Pre-Call Preparation Consultants review your submitted form to offer targeted advice during the call. Live Editing Option Choose to have your application materials read and/or edited during the call. Flexible Timing Book one or two consecutive 25-minute slots to suit your needs.

Editing Service

3-Business-Day Turnaround Quick, efficient editing without compromising quality. Comprehensive Edits Beyond grammar and syntax, we ensure your materials align with essay prompts and are cohesive, concise, and compelling. Specialized Expertise Edited by consultants experienced in top policy, business, law, and other applications.

Email Coaching

3-Business-Day Response Expect clear, detailed answers to your specific questions within 3 business days. Context-Sensitive Provide brief background information for more personalized guidance. Tailored Advice From a team of consultants skilled in policy, business, and law applications.

Coaching Call: $350 for 25 minutes

Maximize the impact of your application with our targeted 25-minute Coaching Call, conducted by a member of our highly trained consultant team. Upon booking a time that suits your schedule, you’ll be prompted to complete a form detailing key aspects of your application and the questions you’d like addressed during the call. While our consultants review this form to prepare, they do not pre-review any application materials. However, they are fully equipped to read and live-edit documents during the session. If you need more in-depth guidance, you have the option to book two consecutive 25-minute calls for an extended 50-minute consultation. Priced at $350 per 25-minute segment, this call is an investment in personalized, real-time coaching designed to provide you with actionable insights and immediate value. Secure your slot now for a focused conversation that could be the game-changer your application needs.

Editing Service: starts at $250

Elevate the caliber of your application materials with our premium Editing Service, meticulously designed to meet the high standards of top graduate programs. Your application materials won’t just be reviewed; they’ll be transformed by a consultant expertly trained to elevate your essays, resumes, and letters of recommendation to a level that meets the stringent criteria of top graduate programs in policy, business, law, and more. 

Supervised by Kaneisha Grayson and utilizing Google Docs, our consultant will focus intently on aligning your content with essay prompts, optimizing word count, and ensuring correct and impactful terminology. 

If you’re just slightly over your package’s word limit, our “Just a Bit Over” feature lets you exceed the limit by up to 100 words for a nominal $50 fee. 

Additionally, our Word Limit Guarantee assures that even if your initial submission is up to double the word count, we’ll refine it to meet the required limit—all within a 3-business-day turnaround. Invest in certainty, quality, and a future filled with possibilities.

Standard Editing Rates

Experience timely, reliable service with clear turnaround times.

Submit by 5 pm CT, Monday to Thursday, and get your edited materials back in three business days.
Friday and Weekend submissions? They’re returned by the next Thursday at 5 pm CT.

Words Submitted:
0-500 words
501-1000 words
1001-1500 words
1501-2000 words
2001-2500 words
Price:
$250
$480
$690
$880
$1050

Standard Turnaround for Editing Service & Email Coaching

Experience timely, reliable service with clear turnaround times.

Submit by 5 pm CT, Monday to Thursday, and get your edited materials back in three business days.
Friday and Weekend submissions? They’re returned by the next Thursday at 5 pm CT.

Submit order and materials by 5 pm CT on:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Receive order back by 5 pm CT on:
Thursday
Friday
Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday

Email Coaching: $250 for 3 questions

Gain decisive insights with our Email Coaching service, where you can have up to three specific questions comprehensively addressed by one of our seasoned consultants. 

Once you’ve made your purchase, you’ll be guided to a form where you can submit your questions along with brief background information to provide essential context. Our consultants will then dissect your inquiries and furnish you with detailed, actionable responses. 

Orders for Email Coaching received from Monday to Thursday by 5 pm Central Time will be returned within three business days.

Submission Deadlines During Peak Season

If you miss the deadlines below for submitting your materials under the Standard Rate, you need to use the Rush Service.
Application Deadline:
Submit order and materials by 5 pm CT:
Receive order back by 5 pm CT:
Wed Oct 11

(eg Knight-Hennessy Scholars)
Wed Oct 4
Mon Oct 9
Fri Dec 1

(eg Harvard Kennedy School)
Wed Nov 15
Mon Nov 20
Jan 1 – Jan 7, 2024
Wed Dec 20
Wed Dec 27

Please note the longer turnaround time due to the Christmas holiday.

Rush Service:
50% upcharge on the rates above

Experience unparalleled speed without sacrificing quality with our Rush Service, applicable to both our Editing Service and Email Coaching offerings. For a 50% upcharge on your total order amount (see Standard Turnaround prices above), you’ll receive your edited materials or coaching responses by 5 pm CT the next business day. 

Just ensure your materials are submitted by 5 pm CT between Monday and Thursday, and our expert consultants will diligently work to refine your application materials or answer your coaching questions.

Submit order and materials by 5 pm CT on:
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Receive order back by 5 pm CT on:
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Tuesday
Tuesday
Tuesday

Rush Editing Blackout Dates

We will not be processing Rush Editing orders on these dates:

  • Dec 22 – Dec 26
  • Dec 29 – Jan 7

If you need help on one of these dates, please join The Art of Applying Academy, and do the following:

Rush Service Submission Deadlines During Peak Season

During peak season when we are close to popular school and scholarship deadlines, these are the deadlines you need to submit your materials by for Rush Editing.
Application Deadline:
Submit order and materials by 5 pm CT:
Receive order back by 5 pm CT:
Wed Oct 11

(eg Knight-Hennessy Scholars)
Thur Oct 5
Tue Oct 10
Fri Dec 1

(eg Harvard Kennedy School)
Wed Nov 29
Thur Nov 30
Jan 1 – Jan 7, 2024
Wed Dec 27
Thu Dec 28

⏰ Missed the Rush submission deadlines above?
⚠️ Need your materials edited even more quickly than these timelines?

Book a 1:1 coaching call and have our materials live edited during the call. During a 25-minute coaching call, you will likely be able to get 500-800 words edited.

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