Frequently Asked Questions
Our Education Consultants meet with students and parents to shape the student’s academic future and answer any questions or concerns regarding school admissions or university applications. Our Education Consultants are fully trained and have expert knowledge and experience with the admissions process, and are committed to helping each student reach their goals. Read about our consultants here.
This can depend on the student's needs, goals, and Consulting Package. Usually for Strategy Consulting, we meet with the student bimonthly or monthly, although the student still sends biweekly progress updates to the consultant. For Application Packaging, the consultant usually meets biweekly, and then more frequently as the deadline approaches. The student will also have an essay specialist working with him/her on a weekly basis. Once with the consultant, students and parents can discuss options and organize a schedule for meetings. Learn more about the details.
Some of our locations currently have waitlists for new students. Because our consultants only mentor a select number of students per year to ensure individual attention, we are usually booked by April. Please contact us as soon as possible to set up your initial consulting session and plan accordingly. In the event that we have already started a waitlist, please contact us to join.
This depends on what services you are looking for. If your child is interested in attending a private elementary or high school, you can join our Full Application service to prepare for the next school year. If you are looking for consulting help for a university, we offer students Grades 8 to 11 the option to join our Strategy Consulting program. We also offer Application Help for students in Grade 12.
It can be very beneficial for both the parents and the student to be present at the meetings to ask their questions and share more information, but it is not mandatory.
We offer our consulting services in Silicon Valley, New York City, and Westchester County, although many of our students receive consulting online through Skype.
Although we generally work with students in grades 8-12, we have also worked with younger students. Because we customize each student's program specifically to their needs and goals, we can work with students of all levels.
Yes, it is, but unfortunately high school counselors are spread too thin, usually juggling hundreds of students at once (the average high school guidance counselor is responsible for 700 students). With such a large volume, these counselors can't match level of personal service that we provide.
We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have. For this reason, we a FREE initial consulting session to determine if this is the right program for you.
Upon request, we are happy to put you in touch with past clients who have offered to speak to incoming students. On our results page, you can also see quoted feedback from former clients as well as our admissions track record.
To set up your first session, please give us a call at 1-800-470-2995, and we would be happy to get you started!
We provide services for students with all types of goals and educational backgrounds. Every student is a unique individual, and every student has something to set them apart for their top choice.
Our consultants have encountered every possible application. We embrace the individuality of each student and understand the difficulty of conveying that personality through a stressful application. Together, we ensure students prepare unique applications among a sea of candidates. We inspect every detail of each student's strategy. We understand that the student's school trajectory comprises a fundamental portion of admissions' consideration. As a team of student, parents, and consultant, we devise a roadmap for the student's educational development and cater specifically to their strengths and goals.