Dyllen’s College Essay Advice


Roles: CEO, College Admissions Consultant, Project Manager, Product Designer, Operations Manager

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Dyllen’s College Essay Advice empowers students to discover their sense of self and effectively communicate their personal values, experiences, and potential in well-crafted college essays. We offer college essay editing, private coaching, educational videos, and an award-winning, comprehensive online course to craft a successful college essay. We believe in creating results in less time, with more ease. Our system places emphasis on self-reflection, structure, and storytelling techniques to build a cohesive narrative and competitive application. Our students come from around the globe and have been accepted to Stanford, Harvard, UPenn, Cornell, UCLA, UC Berkeley, USC, and many more.

Dyllen Nellis College Apps

The college application process isn’t just about getting into college, it is about understanding who you are as a person and using specific strategies to effectively convey your values, experiences, and potential to colleges.



Course Curriculum: Created an award-winning, comprehensive online college essay course to guide students step-by-step to craft every type of college admissions essay. My course places emphasis on self-reflection and personal development to showcase one’s intellectual vitality and emotional intelligence. Launched a scholarship program for low-income and first-generation students to receive the course free of cost. Partnered with Title 1 schools and organizations across the country.

College Admissions Coaching: One-on-one coaching over Zoom to advise on college applications and essays. I work with students to flesh out their story and emotions to then create detailed outlines for their essays. Collaborative discussion & live feedback.

Project Management + Operations Management: Essay editing services to strengthen storytelling, cohesion, clarity, structure, and sentence phrasing. Train and manage a team of 14 essay editors from top-ranked universities.

Marketing: Built and automated an evergreen sales funnel. Gained a YouTube and Tiktok following through educational videos. I write, direct, and edit each of my videos. Partnered with other ed-tech startups and companies. Manage email marketing with a list of 4.5k subscribers.

Business Process Automation: Increase efficiency by engineering cross-platform automations for our services, management, and marketing funnels.

Product Design: Designed website, branding, course materials, and marketing materials.


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Public Speaking & Publicity:

Interviews & Podcasts: The Carlos Watson Show, Clearing Up College Admissions (Video Interview), College Scoops (Podcast), Power2LeadHER (Podcast), Her Journey (Podcast), The Academic Addict, Virtual Reality by LoginLA (Podcast), Breaking Book Barriers, Today is Her Story, The Stanford Daily

Webinars: Girl Genius Magazine, Jan(A+)e Tutoring SAT/ACT Master Class, Superposition, The LEAD Summit with Coach Tony Le, San Franscisco Public Library’s Writers Sprint, GoED International College Fair, STEAM Days w/ Phoenix College, InternNet, Afro Puff Chronicles, Fed Up Youth Empowerment Summit, Young Minds Global Mentorship Community, Keystone Mentorship, Grand Arts High School

Instagram Takeovers: Generation She, Today is Her Story, The Amal Foundation, We Can, Vietsteaminist

Dyllen Nellis speaking to schools about college applications
Dyllen Nellis speaking to schools about college applications

OZY Genius Award Winner – Sponsored by Chevrolet

“The Ultimate Guide to Craft Your Story” college essay course is 1 of 10 projects chosen out of thousands of applicants to receive $10,000 in funding and mentorship from industry experts. I am using this funding to donate my course to thousands of first-generation, low-income students across the nation. Click on my article featured on OZY Media below!

Dyllen Nellis Ozy Genius Awards

Finding All The Rights Words:
OGA Winner Dyllen Nellis

by Sarah Brown

Getting into a good college or university takes more than good grades in high school. You have to know how to make your application jump out in the pile with a killer college essay. That’s no easy task. Writing is hard, and hiring a private editor can be expensive. OZY Genius Award-winner Dyllen Nellis didn’t want that to be a barrier for students to get into college, so she did something about it.