Tell your UC story
in just the right way
For students who dream of the UCs:
College Torch's "Craft Compelling UC Essays" course
can guide you in your application journey
to create stories just as unique as you are.
Knowing my process could change their entire essay-writing experience.
In my own words, let me tell you why this is an absolutely can't-miss course if your teen wants to attend a UC campus next year.
Craft Compelling Essays to Complete Your UC Application
In this course, your teen is certain to complete their UC essays (PIQs) and feel confident about their work.
In 22 lessons over 6 modules, Robert breaks down the task into essential bites -- with no busy work.
Robert shares techniques that work, including his unique Essay Outlining Elements method.
Your instructor Robert is an experienced college counselor who knows exactly what works best for the PIQ essays.
There are two ways to join this course.
Some students will want to succeed with the DIY course. Others will want Robert's support and feedback along the way.
With 22 straightforward lessons over 6 modules, students will learn the techniques they need to write compelling PIQ essays. Lessons include video instruction, handouts, templates, and brief assignments -- but none of the busy work.
The course also includes two bonuses: (1) "UC Essays that Worked" example essays from Robert's former students, and (2) an extra module just for transfer students.
Price: $795Sign up for the DIY course!
"DIY Plus" Course:
This course includes ALL the benefits of the DIY course, but it also includes three private counseling hours with Robert. Students can get individual essay feedback and final edits directly from Robert.
Students have the option to purchase additional counseling hours if they want more than three hours of one-on-one support.
*To purchase DIY Plus, see the option at to add counseling hours at checkout.
**Have a question for Robert before you sign up? Book a brief call here.Work with Robert in DIY Plus!
Hi, I'm Robert! I'm your
college admissions expert.
Most people finished their college applications years ago and said "never again!" Well, I'm the opposite.
I help teens take on their college apps every year because it's so rewarding to be a part of their journey of growth and success.
Whether you sign up for the DIY course or DIY Plus, your teen is going to be motivated to do their best when they see how invested I am in their success -- and they'll be energized when they see how excited I am to talk to them about college admissions and college essays.
Reach out to me directly with any of your questions: [email protected]
Robert Powers (B.A./M.A. Johns Hopkins)
Founder, College Counselor, College Torch
Member, HECA, NACAC