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Who We Are

  • The Secret to Writing

    We are a writing services company

  • The Secret to Writing

    We help people communicate through writing

What We Do

  • The Secret to Writing

    Tutoring assistance on writing assignments

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    Coaching on admissions applications

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    Editing support on written documents

  • The Secret to Writing

    Classes to improve your writing and study skills

Who We Serve

The Secret to Writing

Students

Students

Make better grades on writing assignments.

The Secret to Writing

Applicants for Admissions

Applicants for Admissions

Write winning admissions essays for colleges, graduate schools, or professional schools (business, law, medical).

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Business Professionals

Business Professionals

Communicate clearly and effectively in written documents such as proposals, résumés, website content, and presentations.

7 Reasons Why Writing Skills Are Important

  • 1

    According to a Geiser and Studley (2001) study, writing is a core skill required in high school and college classes ranging from language arts to the sciences. A student’s ability to write and, in particular, to compose an extended text, is one of the best predictors of success in course work during the first year of college.

  • 2

    Students who develop their writing skills in middle school and high school perform better in the classroom and on standardized tests, such as the SAT and ACT.

  • 3

    Writing is a valued skill in the workplace. Most professionals spend more than 50% of their time communicating in some fashion, such as through emails, written presentations, speeches, or memorandums.

  • 4

    Writing communicates your thought processes, professionalism, and credibility. Your ability to communicate effectively and clearly in writing is critical to your success in high school, college, and the workplace.

  • 5

    Employees who receive training on writing perform better on the job and are more loyal to an organization. Costly mistakes and missed opportunities decrease. Employee retention and productivity increase.

  • 6

    A highly trained workforce with an ability to communicate orally and in writing improves operational efficiency, creates a competitive advantage, and increases both financial and non-financial returns.

  • 7

    In today’s highly connected, technological world, writing continues to be an increasingly important lifelong skill, enabling individuals to communicate and build relationships with people around the world.

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Released August 2022

Upcoming Classes and Events

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Expanding College Opportunity: The Path from Middle School to College

Expanding College Opportunity® Speaker Series
Starts: August 31, 2021

College Admissions Essay Boot Camp

(Rising high school seniors)
Starts: August 3, 2021

Stan's How to Study Class Online

(6th-12th Grades; College Students)
Starts: August 9, 2021

 

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