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Help your child get accepted to the school of their dreams!

We Guide You Through Every Step of the College Application

Let's face it: the college admissions process is overwhelming for any parent. An estimated 21 million students apply to college every year. Many students will make costly mistakes on their applications and end up in the rejection pile. Universities such as Harvard, Yale, and Princeton have an acceptance rate of less than 9%. With nearly 5,000 colleges, private universities, and Ivy League establishments to choose from, the simple act of narrowing down your choices can be daunting.

We understand how college admissions officers tick. We know what they look for. With our support, your budding student's application will stand out from the crowd, in all the right ways. Our expert college admission consultants are available via phone, Skype, Facetime, or email to assist you during the college admission process. College Mentoring consultants will give your child's application the individual attention that it deserves to achieve the results that you want.


Our college admissions experts will give you strategies and advice on how to improve your child's odds of being admitted to Ivy League and ultra-selective schools.

How we can help you

For $175 we provide personalized, one-on-one sessions that will help guide you and your child through the admissions process. We will help answer questions like:

  • What colleges should I be applying to?
  • Which ones should I be visiting?
  • Which ones will be worth my time?
  • Should my child be taking the SATs?
  • Which letters of recommendation are best to use?
  • Does my child's personal statement need improvement?
  • What happens if my child ends up on the waitlist?
  • What kind of questions will the admissions officer ask during an interview?
  • Which clubs and extracurricular activities should my child be enrolled in?
  • What summer activities would be beneficial for a college application?

In addition, your student can speak with up to 3 students (from our database of over 2,700), already attending the schools that they're interested in. It's a powerful way to learn the realities of college life -- and make a smarter decision. Our college student mentors gives you inside information that you won't find anywhere else!

Affordable admissions consulting

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We work with students all over the United States and around the world.

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  • "You did an awesome job helping our daughter find the right schools to apply to and giving insightful tips on how she can improve her application. She got into her ideal choice and we can attribute her success to College Mentoring!"

    • Oliva T. Columbus, OH
  • "College mentoring helped my daughter better express herself on her application to showcase her unique talents. With that she was able to get admitted to all of her reach colleges. I could not be more thrilled with the outcome."

    • Jessica K. Las Vegas, NV
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Here's Why People Prefer us to Our Competitors:

  • When you work with us, your child is assigned one of our carefully selected expert consultants to take them through every step of the college admissions process.
  • Our consultants have many years of experience in helping students get admitted to ultra-selective schools.
  • Many of our consultants have degrees from Ivy League schools.
  • Several of our college coaches have worked within the actual admission departments of top universities.
  • Our consultants will be available for you by cell phone, Skype, FaceTime or email.
  • You have access to our network of +2700 college students to give you insider information about their school.
  • 100% satisfaction GUARANTEED!
  • So what are you waiting for, start helping your child get admitted into their dream school of choice today.

Get the help you need crafting the perfect college application for your child

Meet your college admission consultants

Adnan Iqbal

Formerly at Admission Committees of:
Johns Hopkins University
George Washington University
Georgetown Law School

Adnan has worked for three different admissions committees: Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown Law School (as a consultant) and George Washington University. He has coached countless students on college essays, admissions strategies, college selection, resumes, college applications, letters of recommendation, mock interviews, and financial aid. More recently, he was interviewed by CBS Senior Reporter Kimberly Suiters regarding the college essay and application process as an expert.

Over his twenty years in Washington, DC and New York, he has also worked for The White House Press Office, US Senate Finance and Judiciary Committees, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, OSCE (as Advisor to the Chief of Mission for the 2012 US presidential elections) and served as Chief Operating Officer of a bilateral development initiative inaugurated by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with General Colin Powell as Honorary Chair. Currently, he works with the US Department of State.

Lisa Kok

Lisa has served as a high school college admissions counselor, an admissions ambassador and college fair representative for a major university, as an adjunct professor of writing, and as a writing consultant with expertise in crafting the college application essay. She is a graduate of Cornell University and Columbia University, and a member of the New York State Association for College Admission Counseling. She espouses the "sane" approach to college admissions and believes time spent discerning the best college fit for an applicant will result in a more successful, and happier, outcome.

Deirdre Goss

As a professional in the field of education for more than two decades Deirdre has a variety of experience in both secondary and post-secondary levels. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology. She has worked on admissions committees at Marymount Manhattan College, Polytechnic Institute of NYU and Columbia University. She has most recently worked as the Director of Guidance at a private high school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. There she helped high school students and their parents/guardians navigate the college admissions process including but not limited to college/career searches, resumes, essays, recommendation letters, testing strategies, interviews, tours and financial aid. Deirdre is always educating herself on new admissions trends and FAFSA policies. She takes great pride in being able to convey information and educate students and their parents throughout the college application process.

Liz Davis

Liz has spent nearly a decade working in higher education, specifically college and university admissions. While the majority of my career was spent serving in a traditional setting at a competitive, private school in the Northeast, she also has experienced college admissions from different roles and perspectives including college marketing and one-on-one private consulting. It's safe to say that she knows what colleges are looking for and what it will take for your child to stand out in a pile of applications - trust her being that she has read nearly 10,000 to date (and personal statements too)! She knows that when it comes to applying to and getting accepted to college, there are countless nuances, tricks-of-the-trade, and unknown rules that can work to an applicant's advantage.

Alicia Booker

Alicia is a College Admissions Consultant, and she will provide you with personalized guidance through the college selection process. With 20 years of professional experience, Coaching Certification, a Master's Degree in Counseling, a Bachelor's Degree in English, and several years of corporate experience. Her experience includes working at both community and four year colleges providing students support and preparation in admissions, academic advisement, and graduation

Judith Arden

Judith is a seasoned marketing executive with an MBA in Economics from NYU Stern School of Business and a BA in Mathematics and Statistics from SUNY at Buffalo. Her extensive involvement with the academic process includes serving on the board of the NYU Alumni Association, being an NYU Torchbearer, and fulfilling her role as the Chair of the 25th Reunion for her MBA class at NYU Stern.

Scott Carlin

Educational Background Bachelors of Arts - University of Notre Dame, 1997 Masters of Education - University of Notre Dame, 2003 Ph.D. in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy - Michigan State University, 2010 Professional Experience 10 years of teaching experience at secondary and university levels 15 years of professional ACT/SAT Prep experience. Former Academic Advisor to student athletes at The University of Notre Dame Provided test preparation services to thousands of students and hundreds of teachers throughout the country in a variety of formats: in-person courses, individual tutoring, school sponsored seminars, and teacher professional development College Consultant and Expert Essay Advisor and Editor

Melanie S. Espeland

She is a former luxury fashion industry professional specializing in global supply chain and design operations. At Cornell University, she completed her undergraduate degree in 3 years with multiple awards including Dean's List honors. She is currently pursuing my MBA at Columbia University, while consulting for McKinsey & Company and StyleSage. She has prior experience guiding both graduate and undergraduates on admissions, essays, resumes, and careers. In her free time, she enjoys art museums, live music, and exploring lesser known areas of New York City.

Jasmine Chang

Jasmine has graduated with a Masters in the Teaching of English from Columbia University. For her undergraduate studies, she has attended University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. She has received two Bachelors in English and History and a minor in Chinese, as well as a 3.95 GPA. Although she was born in California, she has lived as a US expatriate in Asia during her adolescent years. This amazing international experience connected me with a multitude of cultures. As a result, today she has been able to build relationships with people from all backgrounds, especially since I am half-Taiwanese and half-Caucasian! With her nine years of experience working in education, including tutoring privately for personal statements, helping families with college admissions is something that she feels confident about.