Feeling overwhelmed by college admission essays? Want an expert to brainstorm ideas with you and analyze every paragraph you write? We're here to help.

We'll guide you through all aspects of your personal statements, from choosing a memorable topic to finding the right voice, so you can stay calm and enjoy the process. Along the way, you'll learn more about yourself and also how to communicate effectively.

We're a boutique college admission consulting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area that specializes in application essays. Founder Alice Chen, MSJ, is a Stanford graduate and professional journalist who loves encouraging people and helping them tell their best stories.  

*Please note: Currently, Brightstory is not accepting students until August 1, 2018. If you're interested in our services, please email alice.c.chen [at] stanfordalumni.org and Alice will contact you as spaces become available.