Your Best Edit


Kirsten Rohrs Schmitt, Founder and Director of Your Best Edit

Kirsten Rohrs Schmitt,
Founder and Director of Your Best Edit


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Kirsten Rohrs Schmitt, founder and director of Your Best Edit, is an accomplished academic and college admissions essay tutor, writer, and editor, with three decades of experience. She assists students, crafts winning resumes, writes content for business owners, print, and digital platforms, as well as academia, and nonprofits.

Kirsten founded Your Best Edit in 2016. Her results-oriented and personalized approach with students, graduates, and business owners helps them to reach their greatest potential through the written word. She has crafted content for W, Reader’s Digest, Colonial Homes, and Love of Quilting, and edited text at dozens of publications, including Condé Nast Traveler, Town & Country, Glamour, Vanity Fair, and Vogue.

In her diversified career, Kirsten has produced marketing and editorial materials for Adelphi University, The New York Open Center, and numerous medical books and articles. She has a BFA from Temple University, an MA from Parsons School of Design, and is a Brooklyn native who currently lives in the Greater New York area.

“Kirsten Rohrs Schmitt, founder of Your Best Edit, has worked for me at the New York Open Center as a writer, researcher, and editor. She’s not only creative, intelligent, and articulate, but also a delight to work with as a collaborator. Her ideas and insights are invaluable, and I always welcome her tough edits, sharp wit, and infectious enthusiasm. Kirsten has a real gift for bringing out the best in everyone around her.”
-John Sirabella, Marketing & Communications Director, The Open Center, New York, NY