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myEssayReview offers a dedicated, personalized, and affordable consulting service to B-School applicants. With three decades of experience in India and the US, Poonam Tandon, myEssayReview owner, founded this venture in 2011. Since then, Poonam has helped hundreds of students get accepted into their dream schools in the US ( Kellogg, Booth, Darden, Wharton, Haas, Duke, Columbia, Kelley, Emory, Tuck, Yale, Rice, UCLA), in Europe (LBS, HEC, INSEAD, IESE, Oxford, Cambridge, IE, Imperial etc.), and in Asia (ISB, HKUS, NUS).

Poonam has also helped many students get accepted into undergraduate programs, specialized Master's programs and Ph.D. programs. Overall, Poonam has reviewed over 9,000 essays written by students from all over the world. Also, her students have won over $12,536,800 in scholarships.

No matter where you are located, myEssayReview can help you create a stellar application that will earn you admission into your dream school. Learn more about myEssayReview.

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     By MBA2019Admit 0 0
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

Last year, I decided to do a second MBA as I realized I needed the extra push to further my career. Given the complicated nature of applications and the additional emphasis needed to convince admission committees on "why" I wanted to pursue a second MBA, I signed up for MER services for my essays.

At the end of the day, that was the best decision I made. Her one-hour session on skype was very productive, and I learnt a significant amount on how to best present my resume and essays. During this session, we developed an action plan for the essays which was helpful when I started drafting them.

Poonam gave me very good advice on presenting content to effectively answer the questions asked. One specific recommendation that was very helpful was on the ‘failure’ essay. I had a ‘weak’ failure and Poonam encouraged me to think deeper and present a different one. From a structure perspective, I really liked how my ECA essay was revamped from being reverse chronological to chronological. I think it brought out different aspects of my personality really well.

Her editing skills are impeccable. English is not my native language, so I sometimes get confused on grammar rules. Poonam, in addition to being super helpful in her reviews, went out of her way to explain certain subject verb agreement issues . Impeccable and detailed.

Poonam is a stickler of turnaround timelines and sticks to her schedule of 24-48 hr turnaround time. This turned out to be very helpful in maintaining timelines.

Poonam is a pro at MBA essays! My overall experience working with her was great as explained !! Yes, I got accepted into CEIBS with ~40% scholarship!!! I sure will recommend her to prospective candidates known to me.

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     By bogrady4343 0 0
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

I don’t consider my ability to write essays as a personal strength. I wanted someone with extensive knowledge and experience with the MBA process to be able to help guide and trim down my essays. I stumbled upon MER while searching for a Consultant. After reading the reviews, I decided to go with Poonam of MER.

I thought the 1- hour skype session was really informative. I liked that Poonam had reviewed two of my essays prior to the skype session, so she already had an idea of where I wanted to go with the stories prior to us having our conversation. I also liked how she walked me through her thought process as she reviewed essays during the conversation. Poonam had a pretty thorough understanding of my profile and really helped me position my leadership experience from the military throughout my essays. She was aware of pretty much everything I had put on the questionnaire and was able to guide me during our skype session.

Flow was one of the main reasons I wanted to use her services. As she edited my essays, I definitely believed the story became clearer. I struggled with flow in essays, and I believe each final essay draft told a great story. Poonam did a great job of pruning down the word count without sacrificing the main pieces of the story that I wanted to convey. No problem with the sentence structure, grammar, or punctuation used. Zero issues with the final copies I received. Hats off to her!!! I could not have asked for anything better. She answered all my queries within 24 hours and adhered to 48-hour turnaround time on every edit. I appreciated her quick response and turnaround time.

I really enjoyed going through this process with Poonam. I liked how she made suggestions regarding content that she felt might be beneficial but never pushed me to make the changes. At the end of the day ,the essays and content remained mine. I would definitely recommend her services.

Thank you, Poonam. I got accepted to all the three schools you assisted me with- Duke, CMU, and Cornell! I’m extremely excited to pick between the three.

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     By Rishirajchauhan 7 2
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

The main reason to sign up for MER services was to get personalized advice from an experienced professional. MER being a one-person company, all the clients are handled by Poonam and Poonam alone. The 1-hour skype session was very productive and helpful in finalizing essays’ content. Poonam, after 1-hour skype session, had a very good understanding of where my strengths and weaknesses are. I feel, after editing, my essays were totally revamped- better in organization and coherent in communicating the main idea.

She has excellent editing skills, especially reducing words without omitting critical information from the essays. Also, I found her very proactive in replying to my queries, as I had many since I was applying for first time. She is stickler of timelines and always responded with in the agreed timeline/ deadline.

I had a very pleasant experience working with her.

I have been admitted to Said Oxford. Thank you so much for your diligent support and guidance along the way. I really appreciate the efforts you put in making my candidacy stronger for Said Business School. I shall most definitely recommend Poonam services to other prospective applicants.

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     By UTAustin001 0 0
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

Reason I used a service: I decided late in the cycle and wanted to put my best foot. So there was a time crunch for my situation.
Format: Skype/email/phone. Poonam was available in all 3 formats and that helped me as I was travelling at the time.

Biggest Strength: Organizing & structuring my thoughts flow to the specific questions asked in Essay. This helped me focus well on how to flow the essays/resume. Poonam was happy to review it multiple times, to get the best out of you.

Poonam was very quick in providing the feedback as I was in time crunch and replying to my queries.

For example, I was struggling at a time to reduce my resume length as it was over flowing more than 2 pages. Helping put a concise, yet powerful message within a page.

I highly recommend her for anyone looking to refine their essays/resumes for school admissions.

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Essay and Resume Review
December 12 | 2018
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     By Hanonymous 0 0
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

Writing an effective essay for an MBA program is not an easy task. It takes not only good writing skills but also good knowledge of how Universities want to hear your history. The limited word count makes it even more challenging.

After doing my homework and reading several reviews online, I identified Poonam as the best resource to help me. Her pricing is competitive, and her clients are satisfied. After my first 30min conversation with her, I confirmed that she was the one. The one-hour counselling session was very comprehensive where Poonam helped me identify what stories I should share in my essays. Poonam was very good at understanding my profile . Without her support, I wouldn’t have been able to organize my story. Poonam gave me the structure/pointers I should follow, and she also demonstrated with examples where I failed to address the content properly.

Poonam’s editing skills are excellent. I liked her editing system; it makes it easier on both of us. Whenever I had any queries/concerns, she quickly provided me very straightforward and objective responses. Regarding timelines, Poonam followed the established timelines that we both had agreed upon before enrolling for her services.

Poonam, you were instrumental to my success. I couldn't have done it without you! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

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Accepted at IMD MBA
August 17 | 2018
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     By acosta 2 1
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

IMD is very selective and only asks for 1 essay so I knew that my essay had to be perfect to get in. Accordingly , I decided to invest in essay review services to increase my chances. After quite a lot of research, reading reviews, etc. I came across "myEssayReview" and started talking with Poonam. Poonam knows what she is doing and is always very helpful. One thing that I really liked about her services is that she helps you and corrects the grammar of your essays but she does not do the job for you. As a result you will end up with an essay that is truly yours, that reflects your character and values and that has your ideas and writing style. For all of these reasons I would strongly recommend the services of "myEssayReview". Good luck for your applications

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     By Cuross 0 0
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

I got accepted into USC's Leventhal MAcc program. I believe my essay played a significant role in getting my foot in the door.

GMATclub has been one of the major sources that I used to prepare for the GMAT. Since GMATclub seemed credible to me, I decided to rely on their ratings and reviews for myEssayReview.

Once I paid for my essay review package, I was given a 1-hour skype session where Poonam would go over my essay and ask questions. This session allowed her to get to know me. She also suggested what to include and not to include in the essay in terms of content.

From what I saw and experienced, Poonam knows how to create a compelling story. She knows how to arrange the details in my draft in a way that would enliven the story and flow nicely.

The grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure are all covered. She would find the best alternative to cut down excessive words to meet the page limit or word count while still maintaining the story's essence.

Overall, I would recommend anyone applying for a grad school check her out at http://myessayreview.com/
The price is reasonable and the turnaround time is 48 hours (she expects you to do the same).
She also tries to answer all your inquiries to the best of her abilities through email.

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     By SFeMBA 1 1
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

I decided to sign up with myessayreview after reading the great reviews on gmatclub. I needed someone to work with me on an aggressive schedule (I needed 6 essays in about 2weeks) and shape my stories. I setup a quick chat to understand how she worked and was impressed with her diligence and attention to detail. She took the time to understand my profile and the programs I was applying to. She also did not overcommit to work on all 6 essays and emphasized on providing the time needed for each essay and my commitment on the turnaround. Given the timeline I decided to take up the 3essay package.

Poonam had reviewed my resume and essays before the 1hr Skype call and we had a great discussion on my profile and what aspects of the applications needed to be highlighted. We setup a framework for the essays and setup a timeline for the draft reviews. Although I wasn't signed up for a resume review, Poonam provided some valuable edits to it as well.

Poonam helped me work on the structure and the messaging in each of the essays and had valuable inputs on them. I was also impressed with her turnaround time with her feedback. Her language skill are exemplary and she managed to magically fit every essay exactly into the word limit without compromising any content or impact. I was thrilled with how the final versions of the essays turned out and was happy I chose to work with her. I would recommend Poonam to anyone looking to get the best versions of their applications out there..

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     By REOASUSUAL 0 0
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

I first signed up only for Poonam’s resume review, but after working with her on my resume, I knew I could trust her with working on my three essays. I liked how I could choose individual services, and the pricing was very reasonable and the plans were flexible. I read all the others’ testimonials
and their experiences working with Poonam, and I got a good feeling that I could make a convincing essay that told my story well. With a low GMAT score, I knew I had to give my application an edge.

Poonam greatly cared about me as a person and an applicant, and was able to extract the points that were effective in my essays. At times when my content was insufficient, she pushed me to think harder in my past and get the material out on text. It was precisely this kind of help that made my
essays have a differentiating factor and a coherent story. Not only did her advice make the writing better, it also crystalized what I wanted to convey in the first place.

In addition to understanding me and my strengths, Poonam nicely picked up points in my story that I didn't think were so significant. She arranged them and crafted them elegantly without losing my original intent. I was truly satisfied with the final essays.

Although the deadlines for the schools that I was applying to were approaching fast, Poonam’s response time was SUPER fast and never late - I don’t know how she does it, but it was truly magical and assuring to have feedback on time when I was racing against the clock.

My overall experience of working with Poonam was GOLD STAR EXCELLENT. After her consultation and essay reviews, I got accepted from Aalto University with 100% full tuition scholarship, Illinois Institute of Technology with $45K scholarship, and also Central St. Martins. I chose to attend Aalto
University. I would definitely recommend her services to anybody who needs and wants a consultant who puts in the time and care into your applications.

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     By arjunbardhan 18 20
This review is for: myEssayReview Essay Review
Consultant: Poonam Tandon

Hi,

I would like to share my experience of working with Poonam Tandon (My Essay Review) as a part of my admission process. After I gave my GMAT, I opted for the 1 hour free consultation with Poonam. I was surprised to see how much knowledge I gained during my interaction with her during that one hour. She was very thorough explaining the admission process, my chances of getting into various schools after evaluating my profile and in-depth discussion on the essays, LOR and resume.
I decided to choose the Essay Review for 2 essays for Oxford Said. The payment was pretty simple and I did through the website. She informed me promptly that she received the payment. She had already mentioned to me during the 1 hour consultation that she needs a draft version of my essays before she can start working on them. After I gave her a few options on the essay topics, she helped me to finalize a couple. So, I basically wrote two versions for each essay and she was kind enough to review them and gave me a feedback on which version works better. In her first review, she had indicated which portions of the essays need modifications. I made the changes accordingly and we were done after her second review. The whole process took less than 2 weeks. She had been extremely professional and every time I submitted a response I heard back from her in less than 3 days. She never wrote my essays, but she empowered me to right better. I strongly recommend her.

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