Hello there! I'm Kristina Barile. I'm based in New York but am currently on long-term travel in Panama. I am a specialist in developmental editing, line editing, and copy...Read moreHello there! I'm Kristina Barile. I'm based in New York but am currently on long-term travel in Panama. I am a specialist in developmental editing, line editing, and copy editing. I am a graduate of Harvard University (Bachelors) and MIT (Masters). I spent three years after graduate school as an Aerospace Engineer and became a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the young age of 25. Having always been an engaging, skilled, and creative writer, I switched careers several years ago to freelance editing and proofreading. If you are looking for someone with a critical eye who can improve your work while maintaining your unique voice, then we would be a great match!
I own a private College Application Editing business, specializing in crafting stand-out essays for Top-Tier schools. I know what it takes, because I have done it, and I have helped many students reach their dream schools. I have edited essays (proofreading, structure, flow, ideas) by students accepted into Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, and others.
Here is a review by one of my students: "Kristina not only went above and beyond to edit my Statement of Purpose but provided critical and invaluable critique for improving my paper with each edit. I’ve hired editors before, but Kristina’s passion, talent, skill, experience, and insights are unmatched. If you’re looking to improve your papers or have a shot at your dream school, she is an absolutely invaluable writer and consultant to have."
Telling a story in an intriguing, concise way, without any mistakes, is critical to a college essay's success, and I incorporate the same creativity and precision in my freelance work. I have extensive experience in writing, editing, and proofreading in the technical field as well as marketing, applications, non-native English naturalization, coursework materials, cover letters, business plans, performance reviews, fictional writing, and nonfiction writing.
I have impeccable grammar, spelling, and punctuation and can properly craft a document for syntax, structure, and intuitive flow. I love to work out the fine details, helping to bring YOUR vision to life. I will offer my diligence, focus, enthusiasm, and patience along with my skill set.
In addition, I have a passion for nature, wellness, off-grid living, holistic health, nutrition, and applied science. I also truly enjoy cooking, herbalism, mindfulness practices, and genuine human connection. I have a special interest in editing work pertaining to these topics!
I would be honored to work with you! Hoping to connect and create.