Editing Services

editing your application draft

After you’ve written a draft…

Maxx Associates can provide you with a thorough evaluation of your completed draft. This edit, covering both the biographical sections and essay(s), focuses on the content, style and presentation of your application.

Your comprehensive review will include the following elements:

  • Suggestions for improving and enhancing your draft
  • Alternatives for problematic responses
  • A paragraph-by-paragraph critique of your essay(s)
  • A full set of notes for your reference
  • A rationale for the editing criteria used

The strength of a Maxx Associates edit is the Admissions Read, an examination of your application from the admissions officer’s point of view. The Admissions Read addresses the totality and continuity of your application, as well as subtle problems and hidden opportunities.

While Maxx Associates will be happy to help you with as many applications as you like, the underlying goal of its Editing Service is to teach you how to be your own editor. As Maxxedits one application (usually your toughest or most problematic), she’ll also be giving you insight into editing strategies so that you can apply these techniques to other applications you might write.

Please note: Maxx Associates will not write your application for you. Maxx will advise you how to edit your own application so that you tell your “story” in the most powerful and persuasive way possible.