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Douglas Danoff

Founder and chief storytelling officer of The Yes Pile, the application-essay coaching service. Writer. Deadlifter.

<strong>Douglas Danoff</strong> is founder and chief storytelling officer of <a href="http://www.theyespile.net/" target="_hplink"><strong>The Yes Pile</strong></a>, a pioneering service in the field of application-essay coaching. Douglas has helped clients crack open the Ivy League, the Rhodes Scholarship, and countless other dream opportunities. <br> <br> As a writer, Douglas has been published by <em>The New York Times</em>, NPR’s <em>On Being</em>, <em>Wine Spectator</em>, <em>Men’s Health</em>, <em>ARTnews</em>, <em>The Jerusalem Post</em>, and <em>McSweeney’s</em>. He is a past winner of the Danahy Fiction Prize. <br> <br> In his free time, Douglas is a competitive deadlifter. <br> <br>For more application-essay news and tips, connect on <a href="https://twitter.com/The_Yes_Pile" target="_hplink">Twitter</a>!