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Four Weeks to an Effective, Authentic Narrative Essay

In four weeks, you will:

  • Discover your values, character strengths, and the most important things you want to communicate in your application.
  • Identify your writing voice, so your essay sounds authentic and original.
  • Understand the CommonApp and Coalition Application essay prompts, so you can respond to the questions they ask.
  • Brainstorm themes and stories that communicate those themes.
  • Get expert help selecting a theme and the story that explores it so you can create a great first draft.
  • Create your first draft focused on content.
  • Receive feedback on openings, closings, and areas that need more detail.
  • Revise and update your essay with expert help. Two full reviews of your essay are included in the course price.

“LifeLaunchr helped my daughter highlight her achievements, and worked with her on a multitude of essays. She got into multiple computer science programs and ended up choosing one of the top programs in the country.”

Suchitra B., Parent, Illinois

Step By Step Overview

WEek One

  • Do the self-discovery course (included in the price of this course).
  • Find Your writing voice.
  • Understand the prompt.
  • Brainstorm ideas.
  • Meet with Your counselor to get feedback and choose a theme and story for your essay.

Week TwO

  • Choose and develop your theme.
  • Free write.
  • Create your first draft focused on content.
  • Get detailed written feedback to add new details and answer questions.

Week Three

  • Expand key detail areas.
  • Review your openings and closings.
  • Create your second draft.
  • Meet with your counselor to get feedback on your second draft and review the content and structure.

Week Four

  • Revise and update your essay.
  • Create a third draft with content, structure, and flow.
  • Get detailed written feedback from your counselor.
  • Create your near-final draft.
  • Get feedback on polish, grammar, and writing rules.
  • Finalize your essay.

Expert Coaching

Three 30-Minute Consultations

The course includes three 30-minute consultations with your LifeLaunchr coach. The three sessions will help you to

  • Discuss your self-discovery results and get started on your essay.
  • Discuss your brainstorming ideas and select a theme to explore.
  • Review your second draft and discuss content, structure, beginnings, endings, and polish.

Detailed Written Feedback

You’ll also get detailed written feedback on three other revisions. At every step, we will guide you step-by-step using a precise and detailed method that teaches you to write effectively in your authentic voice.


“We have used LifeLaunchr for two of our children, and any words of praise and satisfaction would be an understatement. We have been continuously satisfied and continue to be so. We have referred friends to LifeLaunchr and will continue to do so.”

Joseph F., Parent, Texas

“After every meeting, I would get a clear & concise report of progress made and next steps. The team also provided constructive feedback on my son’s draft essays. My son got accepted into the college of his choice.”

Kedar N., Parent, Texas

“With the help of LifeLaunchr’s expertise and detailed knowledge of the system, my son got accepted in his dream college and a few other very reputed colleges such as WashU, UW, etc.”

Neeraj J., Parent, California

“LifeLaunchr’s team possesses key insights in the admissions process that undoubtedly helped my applications, along with great essay editing services. I will be attending my first choice college next term, and that would not have been possible without LifeLaunchr’s help!”

Vansh P., Student, Ohio

“The advising I got with my essays was very clear and helped me develop more interesting and in-depth final results.”

Annelisa F., Student, California

“LifeLaunchr provided great help throughout the entire college process. Since I am the first of my family to go to a US University, LifeLaunchr explained to me the fine details needed to make an application stronger.”

Smayan G., Student, Florida

“LifeLaunchr was reasonably priced and an excellent resource for my daughter. LifeLaunchr made the process clear and easy to understand and broke everything down into a series of weekly tasks so that the workload was never overwhelming. With his help, I’m proud to say that my daughter received a full-ride scholarship to her top-choice college!”

John A., Parent, Arizona


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