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One of my friends, however, took him up on his offer. In the middle of July, after hearing her talk about how much she enjoyed it, I asked her if she thought I would be able to join. After we spent a little bit talking about it, she asked if I wanted to go with her and see what it was like. I agreed, and I loved it...
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Ryan C.

Good phrasing. However, this next sentence needs some work; it comes across repetitive. Consider shortening it as per my edits and moving this sentence to the end of 2nd paragraph.

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Personal Statement

Personal Statement Essays

Also known as your Common App essay, statement of purpose (SOP), or personal essay. Convey your authentic voice and make your essay both insightful and enjoyable to read.

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UC Personal Insight Question

UC Personal Insight Questions

Since dropping SAT/ACT test scores, University of California admissions relies more on your essays. We'll help you craft interesting and UC-fitting essays.

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Personal Statement

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Common App essay, statement of purpose (SOP), personal essay

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Content feedbackYes
Line-by-line editingYes
Organizational editsYes
Word choice and phrasingYes
ProofreadingYes
Action planYes
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Words Included650-750 words
Turnaround Time24-48 hr
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UC Personal Insight Question

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University of California prompts #1-8

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Organizational editsYes
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Action planYes
Order Details
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Words Included350-450 words
Turnaround Time24-48 hr
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Email communicationUnlimited
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Phone8am-6pm PST
Video calls$120/hr

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Specific to individual colleges or programs

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Word choice and phrasingYes
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Action planYes
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Words IncludedAny words
Turnaround Time24-48 hr
Support
FeatureIncluded
Email communicationUnlimited
Live Chat8am-6pm PST
Phone8am-6pm PST
Video calls$120/hr
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