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Questions about college admissions in the United States? We’re here to offer answers that are informed by our years of experience working as private consultants for students who want to study at an American University. Our students come to us from both the United States and abroad. If you’d like personalized, private guidance on your college admissions process, please write to us at [email protected].

How to Write College Supplemental Essays

September 7th, 2021|

College supplemental essays are upon us! First-round applications are due in less than two months. If you haven't already, it's time to get started on the supplemental essays for your college list. Why start so early? It's important that you give yourself enough time to get organized and process your [...]

Common Application 2021-2022: What’s New and What to Do.

August 3rd, 2021|

The new Common Application (2021-2022) was released on Sunday. What does that mean for your college admissions process? Is there anything you should be doing now? Were there any changes to the application? Let's go over answers to all of these questions so you can move forward with confidence. Changes [...]

Letters of Recommendation for College Admissions

July 7th, 2021|

Today, we'll be talking about letters of recommendation for college admissions. If you're wondering what they are and how to get them, you're in the right place. What is a letter of recommendation for college admissions? Letters of recommendation are letters written by your teachers, coaches, advisors, bosses, or anybody [...]

How to Write📝 Your College Resume

May 10th, 2021|

Today, we'll be going over high school resumes. What are they, why are they useful, and how do you craft one? What is a high school resume and why is it useful? High school resumes are a powerful tool that give universities a snapshot of your awards, volunteering, and extracurricular [...]

How to Write📝 Your Personal Statement (New Common App Essay Prompts)

April 18th, 2021|

The 2021-2022 Common App Essay prompts are available for students to begin reviewing. In today's post, we will go over some tips for crafting the perfect personal statement. First, let's see the prompts! Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application [...]

What is CLEP?

May 4th, 2019|

Are you interested in learning more about a program through which your student can begin earning college-credit while still in High School? If so, take a quick read at our overview of CLEP, or the College-Level Examination Program. CLEP is a program created by the College Board (creators of [...]

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