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Laura G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 31, 2011

Laura G.

Academic/Professional/Creative Writing Services
   United States
  |   Long Grove, IL

Overview

As a graduate of Duke University and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, I founded Get It Write Consulting to provide comprehensive professional writing services. I am an experienced writer with professional training, and I have a background in copywriting, marketing, advertising, and public relations. I specialize in editing and strengthening college and graduate school application essays and personal statements; writing effective resumes, executive bios, and cover letters; editing and wordsmithing academic papers...

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Service Description

I am the founder and sole proprietor of Get It Write Consulting. I graduated with a BA in Psychology from Duke University in 1994 and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in 1999. I worked in advertising and brand management prior to starting my own artwork marketing firm. I founded Get It Write Consulting in 2006 to offer academic, professsional, and creative writing and editing services.

During my career I have served as a copywriter and account executive at an small multicultural advertising agency, an assistant brand manager at Kimberly Clark, the retail marketing manager at Saputo, founder of UniBEARsity. I also served as a member of the Admissions Committee during my two years as a full-time student at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. As a member of the Admissions Committee I read and evaluated hundreds of applications and discussed them with the admissions officers at the school. I am, therefore, very well trained in knowing how to craft excellent essays, resumes, and cover letters and put together solid applications. During my time at Kellogg, I also studied Entrepreneurship and wrote a business plan that received top marks from a panel of mock VC judges. I have also written business plans for my own businesses as well as for clients' start-ups.

I am also a creative writer, and I have ghost written articles for many clients on a variety of topics. I also served as a creative director and wrote several scripts for Special...

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Employment

Inside MBA Admissions
Senior Consultant
2009 - Present
Get It Write Consulting
Founder
2006 - Present
UniBEARsity
Founder
2002 - 2005
Saputo
Marketing Manager
2000 - 2002
Kimberly-Clark
Assistant Brand Manager
1999 - 2001
Burks/Butler
Account Manager/Copywriter
1995 - 1997

Education

Kellogg School of Management
Master of Business Administration
1997 - 1999
Duke University
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
1990 - 1994

Keywords

applications
newsletters
academic
editing
creative writing
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