Tell Your Story. Meet Your Goals.
About Write Strong Consulting
Write Strong Consulting is a full-service writing consultancy specializing in the art of the personal narrative — in other words, writing that’s directly about YOUR life experience. Your consultant, Rachel B. Levin, can expertly guide you in writing distinctive admissions essays, bios of yourself or your business, personal essays, book-length memoirs, and much more. She can also help you learn how to use journaling for personal growth and strategic life management.
About Your Consultant, Rachel B. Levin
Rachel B. Levin has been a writing teacher, coach, and consultant for over two decades and has helped hundreds of clients tell their stories. She’s an honors graduate of Stanford University in Psychology and earned master’s degrees in both English and Creative Nonfiction Writing at the University of Southern California (USC). She’s taught writing courses at USC, California State University Los Angeles, and Los Angeles City College and is also an accomplished journalist.
– Umberto Eco
“I worked with Rachel on my personal statement for medical school and found her work to be impeccable. She helped me craft a powerful, cohesive narrative that captured my uniqueness. I gained admission and was so pleased that I later requested her help with my statement for residencies in dermatology — and, again, was extremely satisfied with the results. Her thoughtful and personalized work earns my highest recommendation.”
“Rachel is a great listener who really understood my story. She took time and effort to understand my life as a whole while finding my story’s central theme and turning it into the best written work possible. She was very responsive and caring which, during stressful times, can be a great relief. I gained admission to my first-choice school, U.C. Berkeley, and was so satisfied with her services that I will continue to use them when I apply to graduate school.”
“Rachel is an empathetic listener and a great storyteller who understands how to connect with her audiences. The short bio she prepared for my online portfolio made a huge difference. I highly recommend her services to anyone looking to convey their career journey to potential employers.”
“Rachel is absolutely just terrific. She is versatile, meticulous, and caring. I worked with Rachel on law school and business school personal statements and applications and was extremely happy with the final product. I highly recommend Rachel for any project involving writing as she truly is determined to deliver results to her clients.”
“I worked with Rachel on editing my memoir. She’s a superb proofreader with an eagle eye for errors, but Rachel also went above and beyond to smooth over rough patches in the narrative, offer keen suggestions for punching up thematic connections, and give valuable ideas for a stronger finish to the entire book. I recommend her services highly to anyone yearning to get their book out into the world.”
“I absolutely loved working with Rachel on my undergraduate application essays and again on my applications to master’s programs in speech-language pathology. She was a great listener, gave me insightful tips, and was very resourceful if I had any questions. She was very encouraging every step of the way and made the daunting process of writing application essays an enjoyable one. Best of all, I was accepted to my top-choice schools!”
— Emily S.
Write Strong Consulting offers one-on-one consultations both in person in the Los Angeles area and remotely via email, phone, and Skype. Whether you need a quick copyedit of a document or in-depth guidance on a longer narrative, Write Strong Consulting’s rates and packages are designed to fit every project and budget.
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