Rates until August 31, 2018

College Admissions Essay

Face-to-face, individual consulting in South Orange location: $100/session.  Most sessions run between 60 and 75 minutes.  

Small group workshop (between 4 and 6 participants) in South Orange location: $200/student

  • 3 group sessions in August, each roughly 2 hours (depending on number of  participants)  
  • Includes one round of written line edits/comments from instructor on last draft 
  • Feel weird about a group? Grab three friends you trust and form your own group!

Email or distance consulting: $150 per draft

  • Includes initial 30-minute phone conversation
  • Written, line-by-line suggestions and overall comments on each draft 
  • Submit on paper (double spaced!), in Microsoft Word doc or docx, or in Google docs.

College Writing Readiness (does not include College Admissions Essay)

Face-to-face, individual coaching on student writing assignments/skills: $90/session. Most sessions run between 60 and 75 minutes. 

  • Open to students 10th grade and above
  • Essays in all subject areas
  • Grammar and sentence mechanics instruction (what no one taught them earlier!)
  • Organization, paragraph development, outside sourcing 
  • Prioritizing and timing of important assignments 


Not seeing what you're looking for? Contact me at 973-763-0437 or write to burnstheresam@gmail.com to create a plan for your child's specific needs.