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We offer high school students and transfer students many ways to work with us.

Comprehensive and hourly packages tailored to your needs.

Through thoughtful discussions (and a lot of questions) we uncover who you are, what makes you tick, and the environment in which you’ll thrive.  

  • Personality and interest inventory

  • High school class selection

  • Standardized test planning

  • College research / visits

  • Extracurricular activity / summer planning

  • Creation of a balanced list of colleges

  • Application strategy and planning

  • Essay strategy and planning session

  • The Personal Statement (Common App essay)

  • Interview prep

  • College selection


I need help navigating the entire college process.

  • Essay strategy and planning session

  • The Personal Statement (for the Common Application or Coalition Application)

  • Supplemental essays

  • Short answers


College applications include only one place for you to highlight your personality — the essays. It's here that you bring to life the meaningful stories and events of your life — with richness, vulnerability, and passion.

I need help telling my personal stories.

Blocks of ten or twenty hours to use, any way you choose (includes meetings and outside work).

We also accept hourly clients on a space-available basis. 


I need help with only certain parts of the process.



We are located in Marin County, California and work with students in any location either in person or via video chat and Google docs.

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