Award-winning journalist Joyce Pellino Crane.

Award-winning journalist Joyce Pellino Crane.

Joyce Pellino Crane, award winning journalist and essay columnist, is the College Essay Confidante.

Let her check your college application essay for grammatical and typographical errors, organizational problems, and story composition issues.

She teaches twice yearly workshops for high school juniors and seniors seeking assistance with their college application essays. Ask your high school guidance counselor to invite Joyce to your school.

Joyce is a former Boston Globe correspondent and the current news director of Westford Community Access Television. She is the former editor of the Westford Eagle and Littleton Independent, newspapers for two communities located northwest of Boston. Crane is the recipient of an editorial award by the 2015 Best of GateHouse and a 2015 first prize award for commentary presented by the New England Newspaper and Press Association. Between 2011 and 2015 Joyce won six  additional NENPA awards for newswriting and reporting.

Email her at winningcollegeessay@gmail.com.