Triumph over the college application and set a foundation for a successful career.
Apply with confidence
Calm your anxiety by learning every aspect of the college application process and how to excel at navigating it – from essays to interviews to resume writing.
Know the best strategies
Excel at the most challenging essays – from Ivy League essays to the University of California PIQs to the “Why This College” essay, and more.
Find the right fit
It all comes down to where you apply. But don’t worry. We offer ongoing, unlimited consulting to address every question and concern you encounter.
Jumpstart your career
Practice the fundamentals of professional success and walk away with great career assets. Write a resume, craft an elevator pitch, and practice interviewing.
Build your brand
Compete for the best opportunities right when you get to college. We’ll help you stand out from the crowd by giving you the keys to making a lasting impression.
Join our mission
We give a portion of our profits to Year Up, which supports the academic and career ambitions of underserved students.
Read our guide:
How to Succeed in College: A Life Away From Home
How Our College and Career Guidance Works
Get the best of both worlds. This boot camp offers college and career guidance for high school students in a holistic framework. Your mentor will provide college and career tools and resources that get results. Your boot camp experience is facilitated online at your convenience.
Get paired with a college mentor who knows what it takes to ace the admissions application. We’ll start by evaluating your college ambitions, career goals, extracurricular activities, GPA, test scores, and other critical aspects of your application profile. With this information, we’ll have everything we need to provide you with the very best college and career help.
During a multi-hour session, we’ll discuss your values, struggles, and lessons learned. We’ll find themes and stories. This will set the foundation for your future application essays.
After we’ve discovered content and key themes, we need to package it strategically. This means establishing the right structure, fine-tuning the narrative, and proofreading. You’ll be ready to ace any essay—from the Common App to supplemental essays to the University of California essays.
Review college application
Are you presenting your extracurriculars and other experiences in the best light? We’ll thoroughly review your college admissions application to ensure you’ve positioned your application to stand out.
Prepare for college interviews
The schools you apply to may require an interview to get to know you a little bit better. It’s common to feel nervous if that’s the case. We’ll help you develop your narrative and compose interview scripts to put your best foot forward.
Write resume and cover letter
Compose resumes and cover letters for the college application process, internship search, and other aspects of college and career success. We know what hiring managers look for—we’ll provide you a template that gets results.
Form elevator pitch
An elevator pitch is a short overview of who you are and what value you offer. Create a brief, persuasive script that will help you network with professionals and confidently answer the “tell me about yourself” question.
Review networking essentials
You need to know people in the industry you want to work. Don’t slack on networking. We’ll help you explore the keys to making valuable connections, including building a personal brand and conducting yourself in a professional manner.
Practice internship interview
Discover how to answer common interview questions—and the not-so-common ones. We’ll help you get prepared and confident in any scenario. We’ll conclude with a mock interview.
Learn about scheduling and managing time in college
It’s easy to become overcommitted in college with classes, work, and extracurriculars. Uncover platforms, applications, and best practices to manage time and reduce stress.
Discuss general college and career guidance
Need more college and career guidance? No problem. Your mentor is available for ongoing consultations on the college admissions and career development processes.
Meet Your New College and Career Mentor
Our mentors offer superior college and career guidance. We’re with you every step of the way!
An experienced college application coach and former career ambassador at the George Washington University
An English teacher who was the Asheville Teacher of the Year nominee and National Education Association’s “Outstanding Statewide Student Leader”
A public affairs professional published in The Hill, Washington Examiner, U.S. News & World Report, and other publications.
Choose Your Package
Never pay hourly. Transparent pricing, always. Solve your problems and get guidance to completion.