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Senior Essay Editor 🔥

We're looking for a talented writer to assist in reviewing and editing college admissions essays. We have a strict code of conduct, so you won't be authoring essays from scratch, but you will be providing targeted feedback and suggested edits to help improve student essays.

This is a very special gig: it's fully remote, so you can work from anywhere; you can make your own schedule and work whenever you please; it's roughly a 6-month stint, from July 2022 until January 2023 (start/end dates flexible), with a possible salary as high as $45,000 for that period (or roughly $90,000 yearly). Given the competitive pay, we're looking for someone bright, motivated, and extremely competent. We also want someone who absolutely loves writing/literature and understands how to craft a fantastic essay.

As part of the editing process, you will meet with students, get to know them, review their activities and accomplishments, and ultimately use this information to help you make smart, strategic recommendations regarding their essays. You will work with a set cohort of students, reviewing and revising essays for all, while prioritizing those essays based on due date. You will also handle a handful of miscellaneous administrative tasks along with your essay work. So long as you allow enough time for multiple rounds of essay revisions and are able to hit your due dates, there's actually quite a lot of flexibility in terms of when you work and what hours you keep. Altogether, there are few jobs that offer this amount of flexibility combined with such a competitive salary.

Because this is a 6-month gig, it's fantastic for those who may have other passions or commitments. For example, if you happen to be a budding professional writer, this is a great way to save up some money while freeing you up to spend half the year doing whatever you want. Better still, you don't need numerous years of experience to do this job. See below for qualifications.

Qualified candidates will:

  • Love literature
  • Have a demonstrated knack for writing/editing
  • Possess a hardcore work ethic
  • Appreciate higher education
  • Understand the college admissions process
  • Have some exposure to top-tier universities
  • Enjoy working with high school students

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Pay: $90,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

This job is completely remote, so COVID won't be an issue.

Application Question(s):

  • What's the best thing you've ever written and why?


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

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