'Application/Resume/Bio or Platform Essay Crafting and Development Consultation' vs. 'Application Suggestions'
What is the difference?
This is a commonly asked question when making a decision on whether
to purchase the Application, Resume, Bio or Platform Essay Crafting and
Every Application/Resume/Bio/ or Platform Essay Crafting and Development Consultation involves working together, in person, over the phone, or through e-mail - reviewing everything required on the application, resume or platform essay - line by line, item by item to determine what to include, where it should go and how to best present your information to showcase your personality, achievements, honors, activities, awards, volunteer service and leadership roles within the format of your individual pageant system.
This is time consuming and depending on the pageant system, specific criteria is required to assemble the Application, Resume, Bio or Platform Essay, and will take me a minimum of 2 to 3 days to work up a first draft for you after I have all of your information components. It will take numerous days of back and forth discussions for maximum impact or to receive the most points for your application/resume/bio or platform essay.
I am very determined to have your application, resume, bio or platform essay stand out above the rest. This process takes time to ensure the best results!
To understand what is necessary to fully craft your paperwork, please read the following example:
Time - Frame for an Application/Resume/Bio or Platform Essay Crafting and Development Consultation
– Overall Minimum Time involved to Complete - 15 hours:
• General Information Form is sent for you to complete and return to
Once I receive this form I will determine where to best showcase your information into your application/resume/bio in the appropriate sections. (Minimum time involved - 3 to 5 hours )
• This information will be put into the application verbatim as you have sent it. Then, an extensive list of questions on your information will be created and sent to you to clarify information, ask for more information and additional details. (Minimum Time - 3 hours)
• Once answers are received - Details, clarifications and additional information will be inserted into application/resume/bio – (Minimum time involved – 3 hours)
• Possible additional back and forth questions on various details of information to be included on the application/resume – (Minimum time involved – 2 hours)
• Overview of all information, phrasing of all content for maximum points and impression, rephrasing of information, putting items in specific positions for impact, listed either chronologically or of importance depending on the pageant system – (Minimum time involved – 3 hours)
• First Draft of completed application/resume/bio sent to client
Possible additional adjustments or arrangements if needed. (Minimum time involved – 1 to 2 hours)
• Final Application/Resume/Bio is
sent to client.
This Application/Resume/Bio or Platform Essay Crafting and Development
Consultation is essential for pageants
where the application/resume/bio or platform essay is evaluated and will
be part of the total score or for the system in which the
application/resume or platform essay is given to the judges for use in
The fee varies depending on the requirements for your specific pageant system and the time involved completing your application, resume or platform essay. The fee for this essential component of any pageant system is very reasonably priced for the time involved.
**Please call for more specific details concerning your specific pageant system. Each system has specific requirements and every system requires different amounts of time to complete for maximum results.
For Application Suggestions, you will bring a first draft or copy of your application/resume/bio or platform essay with you and we will schedule 30 minutes to an hour reviewing what you have done and suggestions will be verbally given on adjustments. You will make the needed changes to the original. This will be part of the one-on-one consultation and does not have an additional fee.
This is not recommended for systems where this component is part of the overall score.
I will not make suggestions by phone or email for any Application, Resume or Platform Essay - that is considered a full consultation.
***Please contact me a minimum of 3 weeks BEFORE the paperwork
due date if you would like an Application/Resume/Bio or Platform
Essay Crafting and Development Consultation. If you require my
services any later than that time frame, this will require an additional
‘Rush Fee’ of $100.