College Advising

Elaina Loveland provides a wide range of college advising services for college-bound students.

Researching College Programs
College Counseling (from deciding where to apply to making the final choice)
Scholarship Searching Assistance
Writing Coaching and Advisement for Admissions Essays
Specialized Counseling for Artistic Students

Elaina has a unique blend of experience in higher education as a professional writer, editor, and college English instructor. Plus, with a substantial background in the arts, Elaina also has specialized knowledge of the college admission process for students who want to study art, acting, dance, music or writing at the college level.

Career Advising

Elaina Loveland works with college students, recent graduates, and career switchers to help plan a successful career.

  • Selecting the Right Internship
  • Conducting a First Job Search
  • Career Counseling on Planning a Career, Graduate School Options, or Switching Careers
  • Advising on Self-Employment (for Writers in Particular)

She specializes in working with people who are seeking creative fulfillment. For nearly fifteen yeas, she has worked in Washington, D.C. and has written extensively and the arts, education, and careers.

Elaina offers consultation on an hourly basis. Consultations can be done with students from anywhere via phone and e-mail.

Essay Assistance

Writing a college admission essay, artistic statement, or a statement of purpose for graduate school, business school, or medical school can be daunting. Fortunately, editing can help shape an essay into the best final piece of writing possible. Grades and standardized tests only allow admissions officers at colleges and universities to assess a student quantitatively while essays provide the only way for them to envision the unique characteristics of an applicant as an individual. Essays can weigh heavily in favor or against possible admission, which is why it’s so important to make essays stand out.

As an author, editor, and college English instructor, Elaina Loveland offers a critical eye in editing essays of all kinds. Essay editing is done after an essay is written (this service does not provide writing, which would be unethical in the admissions process). Essay editing involves the following:

* Review of grammar, organization, tone, clarity, and style
* Suggestions for changing portions of the essay or the angle it is written in
* Suggestions to improve writing in general


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