Mertina Smart Application Consulting

Are you currently applying to college, graduate school, or scholarships? If so, Mertina Writing Services can help you to up your chances this application season!

Our Mertina Smart Personal Statements will help you to shine in a stack of hundreds of applications by helping you to show your genuine, amazing self to admission committees.

In addition to incredible personal statement support that takes you from the blank page to the final product, you can also choose to enhance your support with 30-minute consultation sessions so that you receive ALL the help you need to be excellent this application season!

All Mertina Smart Personal Statements come with:

  • A fun and friendly 30-minute brainstorming session to identify your “hook” and your message. This session will help you to identify your unique YOU for admission committees!

  • An expert and easy-to-follow Mertina Smart™ outline to jumpstart your writing process.

  • Follow-up 30-minute phone consultation to discuss initial editor feedback and your progress.

  • Continual email feedback and unlimited edits until the personal statement is fully polished and ready for submission.

We also offer a wide variety of 30 minute consultations to provide extra support beyond the personal statement:

  • Writing Sample Brainstorming or Evaluation

  • Recommendation Letter Planning

  • Program Selection

  • Understanding Funding Packages

  • Motivation and Support

  • General Questions

  • Don’t see what you’re looking for? Ask us to create a special consultation just for you!

Regular Price: $50/ session. Save when you bundle with one of our packages!

When you use our application consulting services: 

  • You will have a personal mentor who will guide you throughout your application process by being available to answer your questions via text and email outside of your scheduled phone consultations.

  • You are ensuring that you will have a polished and well-structured personal statement that uniquely portrays who you are beyond your test scores, grades, and resume.

  • You will feel confident in your applications because of our professional and practical services.

I am so touched. I am going to be very honest, I am tearful. Thank you! You were excellent and took so much time to get all the information needed in order to get this very important personal statement written. I am in awe of the turnaround time. I am impressed with the completed personal statement.
— Jacqueline (Master's in Psychology applicant)

Your personal statement can be the difference between a “YES, you’re in!” and a “No, thanks!”

Even if you have a 4.0 and perfect test scores, you’ll still have to compete against others with similar stats and it’s your personal statement that will help you stand out from the crowd. If you have a less than perfect GPA and test scores an amazing personal statement will help an admissions committee to overlook it!

The personal statement is really your time to shine and we want to help you write a great one! And we also help with a lot of other stuff too!

Check out our most popular packages!

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The Little Shebang

✔ Mertina Smart Personal Statement Revision and Consultation

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The Half Shebang

✔ Mertina Smart Personal Statement Revision and Consultation

✔ Resume/CV Revision

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The Whole Shebang

✔ Mertina Smart Personal Statement Revision and Consultation

✔ Resume/CV Revision

✔ One 30 minute consultations of your choosing

(Extra 30 minute consultations can be added for $50 each)

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Yes! Danielle’s work is thorough, concise and smooth. I am impressed with her work and how she is able to maintain my voice throughout the editing process, some folks I have worked with in the past haven’t known how to do that.
— Fabian Romero (U of Washington PhD student)

Our Prices

Our clients have received amazing outcomes from application consulting including clarity and a sense of peace about the process (along with, of course, getting into some really awesome programs!). You can get started today with a totally free 15 minute phone call.

Our Package Prices:

The Little Shebang - $200

The Half Shebang - $290

The Whole Shebang - $340

Our À La Carte Prices:

Personal Statement Revision - $125 (up to 1000 words)

Resume or CV Revision - $90 (up to 2 pages)

Are you interested? You can get started with a free, no obligation 15-minute phone call! Sign up today to learn more!  

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