Robotics/Mechanical Engineering Major with 100K in Scholarships

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Anjedu Review

Three Key Takeaways:

  • Anja Education Consultants' personalized approach to college selection helps students find the best fit for their interests and strengths.
  • Open communication and expert guidance from Anja Education Consultants make the college admissions process more manageable and successful.
  • The support and essay writing assistance provided by Anja Education Consultants can lead to multiple college acceptances and significant scholarship offers.

Personalized College Selection

Jeffrey's mom appreciated the customized approach Anja Education Consultants took in helping her son identify the right college for him. They discussed important factors such as campus life, majors, and the overall fit, rather than just applying to prestigious schools for their reputation. She felt this personalized approach was crucial in ensuring that Jeffrey's final college choice was well-researched and suitable for his needs.

Assessments and Admissions Insights

Anja Education Consultants provided valuable information about the admissions process, ensuring that Jeffrey and his family understood that it wasn't a personal reflection on him. They also used personality tests to help Jeffrey find the best fit for his interests and strengths. As a result, Jeffrey was accepted into seven out of the ten schools he applied to, with several scholarship offers.

Effective Communication and Guidance

For Jeffrey, the most helpful aspect of working with Anja Education Consultants was the ease of communication with his consultant. He found the process confusing, but Anjali’s team prompt responses to his messages made it much more manageable. Jeffrey's mom also appreciated the open lines of communication, allowing her to trust the process and let Jeffrey take the lead in his college journey.

Essay Writing Assistance

Jeffrey benefitted from the expert feedback he received on his essays, which helped him refine his voice and make his writing more focused. He believes that the assistance he received with his essays played a significant role in his college acceptances.

Empowering Students to Take Charge

Jeffrey's mom praised Anja Education Consultants for empowering her son to lead the process, allowing it to be his own journey. She felt confident that they were guiding him in the right direction and appreciated that she and her husband could take a step back and let Jeffrey make his own decisions.

Recommending Anja Education Consultants

Both Jeffrey and his mom highly recommend Anja Education Consultants for students who feel lost or need help navigating the complex college admissions process. They credit the guidance and support they received for Jeffrey's successful college applications and scholarships.

Discover Success with Anja Education Consultants

Anja Education Consultants provides students with a competitive edge in the college admissions process, supporting them in identifying and growing their academic and extracurricular talents. By offering personalized guidance, effective communication, and expert assistance with essays and admissions, they help students transform the college admissions process into a journey of self-discovery.

Video Transcription

Jeffrey's mom:

We had our first meeting and you talked about what makes a good school for a person and you talked about all the things that are important, you know, like the campus life and how they feel there and what their major is and that it's not you don't just apply to Stanford because it's Stanford.

You know, so I thought that was really, really important because it made us feel like when he got down to choices, we knew he researched it a lot, especially when you had him take some of the personality tests or the testing that you did with him.

And we thought that was really important. And then all the information about the admissions process and that it's not a personal reflection on him and what that is like. So it really made us very comfortable to say, okay, you go, you do this, and it felt like whatever he chose or however he went through the process would be good. Plus he got into some really good schools.

So, you know, I think out of the 10 he applied for he got into seven. So, and eight if you count the waitlist, but, you know, so I think those are really good odds. So, and he got good scholarship offers.

Jeffrey:

What I found the most helpful personally is the whole process was very, very confusing. There's a lot going on. And frankly, some of the college websites are very lackluster and difficult to navigate.

So I really liked having the ability to send messages back and forth with Mr. Andy very easily, because I was able to send a message almost like a text message and then get a response back and pretty quickly.

And that really helped me with my whole admissions process and cut down the time a bit. I ramble on quite a bit when I write so I think I really enjoyed getting a lot of the feedback that I got because I was able to really cut down and focus on

my voice and each of the essays with the help. So I think that was really helpful.

Jeffrey's mom:

I think it was really good. We didn't end up needing to have a lot of communication, you know, because Andy and Jeffrey worked really well together and I was able to say are you on this and he would say yes, you know, and it was.

He's also motivated, so that helps.

But the communication was good. There's lots of times where you checked in and if I emailed you all. I got a response right away.

Jeff, we tried to let Jeffrey lead for the most part though and let it be his process.

Jeffrey:

If you're feeling lost, and you're feeling like you almost don't know what to do.

Because for example for me what I ended up the reason why we ended up hiring you guys was because I knew I needed to get this done but I wasn't quite sure where to start and even when I was looking stuff up it was kind of difficult.

And so I would say to that person if you're really struggling and you think you really need the help with that, then I would definitely recommend it.

Jeffrey's mom:

The fact that after we had our first meeting, Scott and I both felt real comfortable that you all knew what you were doing and that you were going to take him down a good path, and we stepped out of it and we let it be for the most part his decision and his process.

Jeffrey:

I probably owe quite a few of the colleges I did get into because of all the help with the essays and all the questions.

And at the end of the day to it really just helped scheduling wise to see exactly what my goals were and I was going to be reaching towards by a certain amount of time or a date.

Anjali Maazel

Anjali Maazel

Founder and CEO of Anja Education Consultants

At Anja Education Consultants, we pride ourselves on the exceptional expertise of our Founder and CEO, Anjali Maazel. With over 15 years of experience as an alumna interviewer for Princeton University, our team, led by Anjali, brings a wealth of knowledge in college admissions. Our interdisciplinary approach, which melds arts, international education, and public relations, allows us to provide unparalleled guidance in college planning. The cornerstone of our success is the proprietary Talent Development 3D Process™, a unique strategy that has achieved a remarkable 100% success rate in securing admissions for our clients to at least one of their top three preferred schools. As a respected Ted Talk speaker and a sought-after authority in college admissions, we are frequently invited by high schools across the globe to share our insights and strategies, empowering students to reach their full potential in the competitive world of college admissions.
 
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