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Byrnes Essay 

Unlock Your College Potential with Byrnes Essay Consulting

My Story

Carol Byrnes, MA, English Language and Literature, University of Michigan is a 32-year English teacher, specializing in writing the College Application Essay, Supplementals, and UC Personal Insight Questions responses. An AVID teacher for 30 years, she’s assisted over 1,200 students in making their college dreams come true. She assists students with the prewriting, composing, editing, and submission process. 

We Offer Group Rates and Packages

The 90-minute fee is $250, and for individuals who would like to package

the Common Application Essay and Supplementals, the fee is $1,250 for one student.

Group Rates

We work with groups: Bring 3 to 4 of your friends to share costs. Common Application Essay 5 Working Sessions: $1,000/per student for two students (savings of $250) $875/per student for three students (savings of $375) $750/per student for four students (savings of $500)

UC Personal
Insight Questions

We specialize in University of California Personal Insight Questions. Personal insight questions are just that — personal. The important thing is expressing who you are, what matters to you and what you want to share with UC. 

Common Application Essay & Supplementals

The Common Application will require an essay, many colleges also include school-specific essays, known as writing supplements. Supplemental essays allow admissions officers to get to know students and are excellent indicators of demonstrated interest.


With essay scholarships, especially, you should begin early and allow yourself plenty of time to develop an effective strategy and write a stellar entry. Follow the instructions carefully and go through the entire writing process, from brainstorming to outlining to editing.


Gabby G. UCSD

Carol Byrnes is incredibly helpful with improving the content of my essays to make a stronger piece. Thanks to her guidance I felt confident and prepared to continue my writing skills into college and beyond. Thanks, Carol!


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