Admissions Consulting

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Applying to universities and boarding schools is notoriously difficult. Each university or boarding school typically have different requirements, writing supplements, and specific expectations towards applicants. At AREA, we have extensive experience with helping students with these applications. We help our students define their educational goals, coach them in order to make informed decisions, and facilitate the search for a school that best fits their individual needs.

Our head consultant has a plethora of teaching, coaching and mentoring experience including working as an adjunct professor in the State and City University of New York systems, working as a graduate teaching assistant at Columbia University, as an instructor at the W.E.B. DuBois Institute (Princeton University). He has served as a convenor of the Yale Alumni Association’s Mentoring Committee where he advised students considering application to highly competitive universities and as an interviewer for the Yale Alumni Schools Committee. In addition to this service, he has advised students who have successfully applied to various U.S. universities including Columbia, Dartmouth, Duke, Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, and Yale. He also is a graduate of Yale College and Columbia University.

University Consulting Specialist - Mr. H (Head Consultant)

  • Previously worked as a Consultant for McKinsey & Co.
  • Undergraduate degree from Yale University
  • Masters Degree from Columbia University, New York
  • Perfect SAT, ACT, GRE/V, GRE/Q; LSAT 178; GMAT 770
  • His twelve years of teaching, coaching and mentoring include training from a major test prep company, six years as a graduate teaching assistant at Columbia University, work as an instructor at W.E.B. DuBois Scholars Institute (at Princeton University), lecturer at The City University of New York and lecturer at the State University of New York
  • Has successfully provided consulting services which led to acceptances at top tier universities including Columbia, Duke, Princeton and Yale
  • Has prepared clients and colleagues for interviews with elite universities and firms including Google and all of the US Ivy League Universities
  • Excellent track record

Our admissions consulting process is as specified below:

Essay Edits and Interview Preparation - (Hourly - $800 per hour/10-hour package - $6800)

Top scores are only the starting point in the holistic admissions practices of elite universities and boarding schools. Improve your chance of success by ensuring that your personal statement and essay deliver a compelling and cogent message. Get help to make this message as strong and as clear. Get help preparing to deliver this message in writing through personal statements and essays and in person through interviews.

Personal Statements and Essay Edits: Sometimes, students find it difficult to express themselves fully in writing. Our editing staff have a vast amount of experience co-editing and brainstorming ideas to help students.

Interview Preparation: Essay applications are just the first step. Most top universities require applicants to come in for an interview – this can be an extremely intimidating experience for many. We make sure to prepare students for this daunting experience through providing and preparing for all possible interview scenarios.

Complete US University Consulting Package - $ 50000

The journey to elite colleges and boarding schools begins in your sophomore/senior year. Our one of a kind complete US University Consulting package guarantees entry into a top rated university. We take pride in our consultant’s ability to deliver results and will offer a full money back guarantee should the student fail to get into a university of their choice.*

Learn how to leverage your interests and opportunities to make sure that you are a competitive candidate come application time. Get guidance on innovative ways to help your application stand out from other students. Reduce the stress and hassle of last minute efforts by taking the first step early.

There are over 2500 U.S. bachelor-degree granting colleges and universities in the United States. Selective universities have as many eight pieces to the application, three different forms and three different deadlines. Get help cutting through this complexity to find the schools that are a good fit for your needs, interests and qualifications. Get help selecting and staying on top of your target, reach and safety schools. Also includes help with personal statements, essays and interview preparation.

Consultation: The application process is widely known to be complicated. Knowing this, we constantly consult with our students and parents to ensure that we can help them achieve their academic goals.

Personal Statements and Essay Edits: Sometimes, students find it difficult to express themselves fully in writing. Our editing staff have a vast amount of experience co-editing and brainstorming ideas to help students.

Interview Preparation: Essay applications are just the first step. Most top universities require applicants to come in for an interview – this can be an extremely intimidating experience for many. We make sure to prepare students for this daunting experience through providing and preparing for all possible interview scenarios.

Customized College List: Student-specific college lists are created by our specialists as suggestions, based on individual needs, interests, and our students’ personal qualifications and achievements.

Application Schedule: Tailored to ensure that the student meets deadlines, stays on track, and remains organized throughout the hectic year

Application Strategy and Positioning: Support leveraging of strengths, unique attributes, and background information within the college application

Capture Red Flags: Identify and remove red flags from applications

Personality Exam: Determines college-specific social and extracurricular fits

Leadership/ Extracurricular Development: Provides insights and advice for development of highly selective university desirables

After-Application Waitlist/Deferral/School Selection Support

* Terms and Conditions Apply – For more details please drop us an email at tuition@allround-edu.com or give us a call today on +852 27244240!