Question: What is EssayDog?
Short Answer: EssayDog is easy-to-use software that helps students write better (potentially great!) college application essays.
Long Answer: Based on proven Hollywood storytelling techniques, EssayDog teaches students how to identify a great story: the essence of a compelling college application essay.
If you can write four sentences, you can find your story and write an essay that tells the admissions team who you really are – beyond your GPA, grades, and extracurriculars. Here’s how it works:
Log in and watch the short training videos that guide you through the stress-free process of brainstorming and building an essay, one step at a time.
Complete the short writing exercise following each video. EssayDog will help you:
• Identify your story by writing just four sentences
• Extract the message and theme of your story
• Link your essay to the application’s essay prompt
Track your progress through each of EssayDog’s steps, and when you’re done, click “Create Essay” to see your first draft, ready to export into your favorite word processing program for spell-checking and editing and/or proofreading. Relax and pat yourself on the back: you did it!