Meet the Team
Our stringent hiring and extensive training processes ensure that your essays are reviewed by the most qualified and experienced team in the industry. We take campus leaders and academic superstars that happen to be talented writers and skilled mentors and provide comprehensive training using our industry-leading experience.
We only hire from the 99th percentile of our job applicants.
This ensures we start with the best writers and advisors at the programs you want to attend.
We build on the individual strengths of our reviewers by providing comprehensive training to ensure each reviewer is not only an expert in grammar and syntax but also in college and graduate school admissions.
The Narrative Applications team has worked with over 5,000 students and reviewed over 11,000 essays.
We work with more students and review more essays in one application cycle than most high school guidance counselors or independent educational consultants will over a 40-year career.
Michael completed his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, and Cultural Anthropology at Duke and is currently a medical student at the University of Southern California.
Michael Kim, Founder
Arianna completed her undergraduate degree in Philosophy & Fine Arts at Tulane. A Fulbright alum and a returned Peace Corps volunteer, she is pursuing a doctorate in urban studies and anthropology at Tulane.
Arianna J. K.
Grace is pursuing her undergraduate degree in Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and History of Science, Medicine & Public Health at Yale. She is a nationally ranked synchronized swimmer.
Shayal completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience & Creative Writing at Duke and is pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Alexa completed her undergraduate degree in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale and is pursuing a Master's in Playwrighting at Brown.
Caroline completed her undergraduate degree in Comparitive Literature & Society at Columbia. She has extensive experience as an editor for academic papers and news media outlets and as an Arabic translator.
Lukas completed his undergraduate degree in Biology and Computer Science at Yale and is pursuing a Master's in Biology at Yale. He has interned at the NIH and leading biotech firms.
Arielle completed her undergraduate degree in Economics & Linguistics at the University of Chicago and is currently a law student at the University of Chicago.
Drashti completed her undergraduate degree in International Relations at Brown and is pursuing a Master's in Urban and Social Policy at Columbia. She speaks five languages.
Rashmi is pursuing her undergraduate degree in Public Policy Studies & Neuroscience at Vanderbilt. An accomplished dancer, she is training in three forms and plans to attend medical school.
Sumi is pursuing her undergraduate degree in Writing Seminars & Environmental Studies at Johns Hopkins University, where she captains the varsity crew team and works in the admissions office.