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ALAN GELB is a college essay coach and professional writer whose clients include colleges and universities across the country. He is the author of The Complete Student, A Survival Guide for Professionals, Most Likely to Succeed, and more. Alan lives with his family in East Chatham, New York.

Books by Alan Gelb

Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Third Edition

The definitive guide to writing an amazing essay and mastering the college applications process.

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Having the Last Say: Capturing Your Legacy in One Small Story

Having the Last Say takes life review out of the realm of memoir writing and journaling—making the rich and timeless tradition of authentic storytelling accessible to those who have never considered themselves 'writers.'

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