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Personal Statements Made Fast, Easy and Affordable

Join the 9/10 of College Essay Unlocked students who get into one or more of their targets schools.


Personal Statements Made Fast, Easy and Affordable

Join the thousands of College Essay Unlocked students who got accepted to top colleges and universities.

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No Longer Only for the Elite

Due to its high cost, college essay tutoring has historically been out of reach for all but the most affluent students. Our online course gives you the techniques and templates that the most privileged students use to craft highly compelling personal statements – for a fraction of the cost. 


Write a polished, submission-ready essay in as little as a week.


Designed to be easy to complete – without sacrificing results.


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Our thousands of students have been accepted to hundreds of top colleges, from state schools to the Ivy League.

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Get personalized advice on how to approach your college essay, including which of our templates we think will work best for you.

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Meet Your Instructor

Hi, I'm Cole, the founder of College Essay Unlocked. I graduated from Columbia University in 2000, spent 10 years as a high school English Teacher and became a full-time essay coach in 2012. I've helped thousands of students craft compelling personal statements to achieve their college admission dreams and would love to do the same for you. 

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