As an undergrad, Thea sought out opportunities to guide younger students in their transition to college life, participating in Haverford’s “Customs” orientation program, tutoring in the Writing Center, peer advising new Comparative Literature majors, and giving campus tours to prospective students.
Beyond the college campus, she has spent nearly a decade teaching English, literature, and writing to all grade levels from K-12 in a variety of settings, both in the US and abroad.
Our Uncommon Essay Approach is a step-by-step process that teaches students to brainstorm, freewrite, sculpt and polish their final drafts to a high shine.
We know it works because we have been using it for over a decade. A stellar essay begins with a strong topic that speaks to who an applicant is at his or her core.
She is passionate about working with high school students to develop their own written voice and gain the confidence to address any written task.
Nina graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tufts University with a BA in English.
Stacey has since spoken at schools around the world on the subject of the college essay and has advised over 1,000 students on their admissions essays.
She is a member of the National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and is on the faculty at nyt Education: The School of The New York Times, teaching students to wrangle their school-specific supplemental essays.
Stacey Brook is an accomplished writer and admissions expert who has spent more than a decade helping students conceptualize, edit and refine their college essays.
During her college years, Stacey discovered she had both a knack for consistently reinventing the creative personal statement and a perverse love of bridging the gap between stressed-out teenagers and their parents.