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The College Admissions Essay Expert began from a desire to help students effectively showcase their backgrounds when applying to college and thereby achieve success in the admissions process, ultimately gaining an acceptance to the college of their choice. Many brilliant and talented students who have worked hard to achieve the best grades and test scores, and have spent years creating impressive resumes, unfortunately aren’t always able to successfully convey their stellar backgrounds to the admissions committee. As a result, they aren’t accepted to a top school that they deserve to attend.


We level the playing field by providing expert college essay help. We assist our students present their amazing backgrounds in a way that makes them shine and stand out from the rest of the application pool.


Over the past decade, we’ve helped thousands of students put together spectacular and impactful essays. We have keen insights into the admissions process, know what admissions officers look for, and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help each of our students create a unique presentation based on the specifics of their particular background.



At the heart of our organization is a dedicated team committed to guiding students through the demanding college admissions process. Our carefully curated team brings together a wealth of experience in education and admissions consulting along with a genuine passion for empowering students to reach their full potential.


  • Expertise: Each advisor on our team has a deep understanding of the college admissions process, ensuring that students receive guidance rooted in industry knowledge.

  • Personalized Approach: We recognize that every student is unique. Our advisors tailor their approach to meet individual needs, crafting personalized strategies for success.

  • Commitment to Excellence: In every step of the admissions journey, from essay crafting to overall application strategy, we strive for nothing short of the best.

  • Accessible Support: Our advisors are here to answer questions, provide insights, and offer encouragement throughout the admissions process.

                      Steve                               Maria                                Joseph                                  Ivan

    University of Pennsylvania     Wellesley College           Columbia University        University of Chicago

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                 Cheryl                                Sean                                 Rachel                           Jonathan

      Harvard University          Princeton University           Stanford University         Cornell University

                 Susan                              William                              Megan                               Neha

      New York University                   M.I.T.                       Harvard University           Yale University



Dennis Vidach is the visionary founder, leader, and chief advisor of The College Admissions Essay Expert. He is an internationally recognized college admissions guru and sought-after public speaker. His passion, drive, and business acumen have propelled the company to a leadership position in the crowded college preparation field, and have enabled it to symbolize nothing less than unqualified success in college admissions.

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Dennis graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was later accepted into the MBA program at Columbia University’s Graduate Business School. He spent the early part of his career working in technology, and later for top-tier Wall Street firms. He then pursued his entrepreneurial ambitions and created a thriving real estate investment company based in New York City. Given his long-standing interest in education and his passion for working with students, he then entered the educational field, where he quickly rose to his current status as one of the top educational consultants in the world. To give back, Dennis serves on the board of several non-profits that help economically disadvantaged youth obtain the resources they need to tackle the admissions process and successfully apply to college.


Through his experience with the Office of Admissions at MIT, coupled with his mastery of writing and lifelong love of the written word, he developed an unrivaled expertise in the area of college admissions essays. He can quickly discern which elements of a student’s background would most effectively represent them, and he is able to provide exceptional insights into the best narrative for each particular student. He believes there is no one-size-fits-all approach – each and every essay must be uniquely tailored. Dennis has written two books in which he shares his insights and expertise for crafting compelling essays that enables students to stand out from the crowd. During each admissions cycle, Dennis works privately with a select number of students one-on-one to provide the college essay help that they need.


"My mission at this stage in my life is helping students reach their full potential. I want them to receive the quality education that they deserve and have access to opportunities that will allow them to fulfill their true destiny. I believe that by accomplishing all of the wonderful and amazing things that we are able to, we add meaning, purpose, and happiness to our lives." 


"As the son of Italian immigrant parents whose education did not extend beyond elementary school, the value and importance of education has always been front and center in my life. I vividly recall the stress and apprehension I personally experienced when applying to college (and later graduate school). I felt like my entire future depended on the decision of the various admissions officers. I found success, and now I want to provide college essay help to my students so that they can do the same."


"I’ve reached the pinnacle in the fields of technology, finance, and business, and while it certainly took hard work, dedication, and perseverance, education was the key ingredient, the passport to so many doors that would have remained closed otherwise."


"I have a strong conviction about the value of a quality education and a profound passion for helping aspiring students achieve their educational goals. I feel it's important for students to attend a college that sparks genuine excitement. By imparting my knowledge and experience, my aim is to assist my amazing students gain admission to the most preeminent colleges and universities in the country, where they can build a solid foundation for lifelong prosperity and success."



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