The Essay Expert

  • "I saw an immediate and dramatic improvement in the quantity and the quality of inquiries and invitations to interview after re-launching my LI profile, and I accepted an offer as VP of Global Marketing after just 2 months. Worth every dime."

    - S.I., Marketing Executive, Chicago, IL

  • "I'm landing more interviews and getting more job offers than I feel is even fair!"

    - M.V., Public Affairs Manager, Washington, DC

  • "I just accepted a position as a Senior Market Researcher with a well-known policy research non-profit. I just wanted to thank you, again, for all your help."

    - I.F., Market & Competitive Intelligence Professional, Los Angeles, CA

  • "I was accepted into UCLA (which I am attending now), Syracuse University, NYU and Columbia. Thank you again for helping me with my grad school essays!"

    - N.A., Masters Student in Afro-American Studies, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

  • "I worked with The Essay Expert on my applications to undergraduate business programs at some of the top universities in California: UC San Diego, Santa Barbara, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, and Berkeley (Haas). My essays went from good to GREAT and I was accepted EVERYWHERE I applied! I'm grateful to have met Brenda, and honestly don’t know if I would be going to Haas next fall if it hadn’t been for The Essay Expert’s outstanding service."

    - M.S., Haas School of Business, Berkeley, CA

  • Specialties

    Executive Resumes, Resume Writing Services, LinkedIn Profile Writing Services, College Application Essays, College Admission Essays, Cover Letters, LinkedIn Profiles, Professional Bios


    Established in 2000.

    Began as a college essay coaching business and has expanded in recent years into resume and LinkedIn coaching.

    Meet the Business Owner

    Brenda Bernstein, founder and senior editor of The Essay Expert LLC, is an award-winning resume writer who has been coaching professionals and students on their writing projects for over 12 years. Her team works closely with clients to create effective written expressions of who they are and what they have accomplished. The Essay Expert's customers reliably attain sought-after job interviews and offers of admission to top schools.  

    Brenda holds an English degree from Yale and a law degree from NYU, and has been trained as a life coach by the Coaches Training Institute.



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