UNIVERSITY LECTURER, PUBLISHED AUTHOR, COLLEGE ESSAY EXPERT
In addition to her responsibilities as Chief Essay Officer (CEO) of Write Your Acceptance, Dr. Josie Urbistondo is a faculty member at the University of Miami where she teaches writing and literature. Also, she supervises the Dual-Enrollment program for Florida International University's literature courses and mentors high school English teachers.
Dr. Josie has over 10 years of experience teaching at the college level. She has taught composition, literature and political science writing at various institutions including University of Miami, Florida International University, Barry University and City College of San Francisco. Throughout her teaching career, she has tutored students on their application essays to gain entrance into undergraduate and graduate programs. Her techniques prompt students to deliver clear, focused, compelling texts that showcase their best self.
Dr. Josie completed her Ph. D. in English Literature at the University of Miami after receiving her M.A. from New York University and B.A. from Florida International University. She has published a number of academic and professional articles. Her work can be found in The Miami New Times, Reader's Digest Selecciones, Anthurium, ARC The Magazine and Hispanet.
Working with Josie...
"Working with Josie was a blast. She made the most stressful time of senior year less stressful! Josie really understood how to put my thoughts onto paper when I couldn't find the right words and I'm looking forward to working with her in the future!!"
(Christian D., Student)
"It was such a pleasure to work with Josie on my personal statement! She helped shape my essay so that all my ideas flowed smoothly and concretely. Her opinions, suggestions and corrections have been valuable in my professional life beyond my application. Thank you always, Dr. Josie!!!"
(Edna G., Student)
"Josie taught my daughter how to write a proper thesis and organize thoughts for writing an essay. Josie is very detail oriented and thorough. She is knowledgeable, patient and uses time efficiently. Pleasant and professional."
(Marta C., Parent)
"Josie has helped me improve my writing skills in countless ways. She administered perceptive feedback while inspiring me to develop my own dynamic identity throughout my essay. When I encountered an issue, rather than resolve my problem for me she knew how to push me in the right direction while eagerly anticipating my newfound results."
(Aracelis J., Student)