Thank you, Vanessa! I have submitted my two applications that were due this week. You've been a tremendous help!

-Accepted Client

Consultant Profile: Vanessa Febo


Why Work with Vanessa?

  • More than ten years of experience teaching academic and professional writing at UCLA, with a special certification in teaching writing techniques
  • Has coached UCLA students through the application process for graduate programs, major grants, fellowships, and scholarships, including the Fulbright, Stanford Knight-Hennessy, and Ford Foundation Fellowships
  • Extensive experience successfully guiding clients through applications for a diverse range of programs, including those in business, humanities, social sciences, and STEM
  • Uses a client-focused, organized, compassionate, and positive working style to guide applicants through the admissions process, demystify the system, and help them clearly communicate their strengths, passions, and goals

Vanessa’s Stats

  • BA in English from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • MA in English from the University of California, Los Angeles
  • CPhil in English from the University of California, Los Angeles 

What Vanessa Has to Say

“My #1 goal for all my clients is for them to successfully navigate the admissions process so they can achieve their career goals. To have a successful application, clients, regardless of program, need to understand why they want a degree from that specific university program and what their goals are for the future. With more than seven years consulting experience and more than ten years teaching effective writing, I can help you to communicate your research, experiences, and career goals in a compelling story that will give admissions a clear picture of why you are an excellent fit.”

What Else You Should Know about Vanessa

  • Located in Los Angeles, CA
  • Loves karaoke and once won a karaoke contest
  • Currently taking a course in the Python programming language