Kim Lifton

Kim Lifton

Kim Lifton is President and Co-founder of Wow Writing Workshop, a strategic communication and training company that follows three principles: process, plan, and schedule. Wow also specializes in professional development for consultants, teachers, and high school counselors who work with students applying to college or grad school and teaches college and grad school applicants how to write effective personal statements and supplemental, fellowship, and scholarship essays. Since 2009, Wow has been leading the college admissions industry with our unique approach to the college application essay. We work with students and professionals around the world and are staffed by a small team of experts who understand the writing process inside and out.


Now Is the Time to Start Your College Essay

It's smart to start your college application essay as soon as possible because planning it can be harder than actually writing it. Here's some advice!read more

The Best Transfer Essay Advice From Admission Insiders

Your transfer college application essay is just as important as it was the first time around. Learn how to write a winning essay with this expert more

Top College Essay Tips From Admission Insiders

The college essay can help your application, or it can hurt it. You want to stand out in a good way...and these admission experts know how you can do just more

How to Read a College Application Essay Prompt

To write a good application essay, you need to know how to read your college essay prompts so you truly understand them. Here's more

What Are Some Cornerstones of a Good College Application Essay?

Knowing exactly what makes a good application essay is key to knocking yours out of the park. Here's some advice to get you started!read more

Answer One Question to Stand Out in Your Common App Essay

Before you start writing the Common App essay (or any other personal statement), ask yourself: What do I want colleges to know about me that is not apparent from the rest of my application?read more

Need Money for College? You Need to Knock Your Scholarship Essays Out of the Park!

A strong scholarship essay can make all the difference between getting those dollars and paying for college more

Who Can Help Me Write My College Application Essay?

You can get guidance, but make sure it is the right kind of help. Learn more

How to Stand Out With Your College Essay

We're bringing you the top five tips for standing out in your college essay, straight from admissions officers! Get the college application tips on CX now. read more

How to Write the "Why This College?" Essay

Many colleges and universities offer up a "why us?" prompt for required application essays. Do you know the best way to approach it? Find out on CX now!read more