Services

SAT/ACT TEST PREP & TUTORING

 

 

 

Handpicked and trained Princeton University and other Ivy League tutors matched to each student for test prep including ACT, SAT, SAT subject tests,  AP tests, TOEFL, GRE, as well as academic tutoring and study skills training.  Tutors obtained high scores, have extensive experience, and help students significantly improve scores/grades.

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APPLICATION PACKAGES for 11th + 12th GRADE STUDENTS
I.COMPREHENSIVE COLLEGE PACKAGE

 

In addition to full guidance and support for the college planning and application process in the US and abroad, students gain lifelong communication skills, showcase their talents, and align their major and career goals with their strengths, passions, and values.  All the moving parts of the applications are addressed for maximum impact. The result? Competitive edge and excitement about the future:

 

  • Weekly Meetings in 11th grade spring and summer before 12th. Monthly at all other times.

  • Cutting Edge Strengths and Interests Assessments: the most in-depth tests available

  • Beyond the Basics: transcripts, tutoring recommendations, curriculum, and course selection

  • Elegant Extracurriculars: outside the box summer + school year activities

  • Life Skills Bootcamp: resume, interview prep, email and phone strategies, social media course (6 hours/interactive curriculum including the creation of a LinkedIn profile)

  • Best Fit College List: based on preferences, profile + admission trends data 

  • Smart Testing Plan: SAT vs.  ACT diagnostic, SAT/ACT and SAT Subject Test Planning

  • College Applications: includes all aspects, up to 10 colleges

  • Outstanding College Essays: application essays for all college applications including honors essays as well as summer programs, competitions, and internships

  • Advanced Application Strategies: waitlist and scholarship negotiation

  • Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout

​   → Can be customized

II. Basic COLLEGE Package

 

For students intending to apply to 5 or fewer colleges and able to work more independently. Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout. Weekly meetings in August before senior year, and monthly at all other times.

 

  • The Basics: transcript, extracurricular analysis, and strategy

  • Best Fit College List: based on preferences, profile + admission trends data

  • College Applications: up to 5 (essays, activities list, and filling in the forms)

  • Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout

   →Add-ons: resume, interview prep,  ACT vs. SAT diagnostic, and more (see a la carte list below).

III. COLLEGE CONSULTATION Package

For students who have completed their applications and would like feedback before submitting them or need minimal support. Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout.  A total of 4 meetings:

 

• Transcript and Extracurricular Analysis/Strategy Meeting — 90 minutes

• College List Meeting: reviewing + adjusting the student’s college list—90 minutes

• College Essays Meeting: 90 minutes
•Application Proofing Meeting: 90 minutes

IV. Hourly Consulting

 

 

Anything on your mind regarding your children’s education? We will answer your questions on specific aspects of high school, college and graduate school planning, including essay editing, application proofing, SAT/ACT testing recommendations, study abroad, and gap years. 

 

V. A la Carte Services

 

 

 

Can be purchased separately or as add-ons to any package (Comprehensive Package includes all services below except third party scholarships and college applications above 10):

  • Strengths and Interests Assessment and 2 Results Meeting

  • Best Fit College List

  • Extracurricular and Summer Planning Based on Assessment Results

  • Summer Program/Internship Applications

  • Dedicated Test Prep, Writing and Math Coaching, or Tutoring in any Subject

  • Designing Personal Projects, including Non-profit Initiatives, Personal Websites, and other Extracurricular Projects/Showcasing: hourly

  • College Visit Advising and Planning

  • Life Skills Bootcamp (includes Social Media Course, Oversight on all Emails, Phone Calls, Correspondence with Admissions Reps and Professors in Intended Major, and Resume and Interview Prep with a separate mock interview for each college)

  • Third Party Scholarship Applications

  • Advanced Application Strategies (including waitlist management and merit scholarship negotiation)

  • ACT vs. SAT Diagnostic

  • Additional College Applications (beyond those included in each package)

  • Arts Supplements: talent development, artist statements, showcasing through portfolio

  • Sports Recruitment: contact with coaches, showcasing results

COLLEGE PLANNING PACKAGES - 6th-10th GRADE STUDENTS

Our mission is to guide students through the 3D’s of our proprietary Talent Development 3D™ Process from as early as middle school—Discovering, Developing, and Demonstrating student gifts not only to enhance college scholarships and admissions but also for personal fulfillment. The determining factors are genuine passion, mastery, originality, dedication, and impact, all of which we strive to support.  We also make use of growth mindset and a focus on life purpose.

I. Talent Development 3D™ Package

  1. Initial Interview, Interest/Strengths Assessment, and Talent

  2. Talent Development 3D™  Protocol: Discovering, Developing, and Demonstrating talent through mentor pairing, summer, and extracurricular/internship planning

  3. Consistent Documentation: building a portfolio, one event at a time—including Cirkled In, personal websites, and social media as tools for self-reflection and resume building

  4. Guidance in and Proofing of all Extracurricular, Competition, and Internship Applications: creating a winning application including all essays, resume, and interview prep

  5. Transcript Review, Tutoring Recommendations, Course Selection for School

  6. Personalized High School Timeline

  7. Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout

II. Talent 3D™Assessment Package

 

  1. Initial Interview, Personality/Skill Assessment, and Talent Portfolio Review.

  2. Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout.

  3. Includes initial meeting, assessment, and results meeting. Can be applied one time towards the yearly package as an introductory offer.

 

 

III. High School Search and Application Package - 8th Grade Students

 

  1. Initial Interview, including Transcript and Activities Review

  2. List of Best Fit Schools

  3. Application Guidance, Including all Essays

  4. Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout

IV. Premium Package for 4 Years of High School

 

 

 

Students are guided and supported in planning for admission to the most selective programs in the US and abroad. From dedicated writing and math coaches to a long term, strategic timeline that includes unparalleled summer internships and design of non-profits or other student-led initiatives, all aspects of students profiles are optimized in the context of well-being and long term student success. Includes all a la carte services above except 3rd party scholarships.

 

  • Meetings scheduled as needed (unlimited)

  • Dedicated Writing and Math Coaches throughout HS: for excellence in writing and math

  • Smart Testing Plan: SAT vs.  ACT diagnostic, SAT/ACT and SAT Subject Test Planning

  • Full Test Prep Package: SAT or ACT and all other prep included

  • Cutting Edge Strengths and Interests Assessments: the most in-depth tests available

  • Beyond the Basics: transcripts, tutoring recommendations, curriculum, and course selection.

  • Excellent Extracurriculars: outside the box summer + school year activities, including designing personal projects and creating personal websites.  All summer essays and apps included.

  • Life Skills Bootcamp: resume, interview prep, email and phone strategies, LinkedIn profile, social media course (6 hours/interactive curriculum)

  • Best Fit College List: based on preferences, profile + admission trends data 

  • College Applications: includes all aspects, up to 15

  • Outstanding College Essays: application essays for all college applications including honors essays as well as summer programs, competitions, and internships

  • Purposeful College Visits: strategies and tips on making the most of your college visits to maximize admissions and personal research

  • Advanced Application Strategies: waitlist and scholarship negotiation

  • Use of Growth Mindset and Focus on Purpose throughout

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V. Hourly Consulting

additional Services

FINANCIAL AID GUIDANCE

How is Financial Aid for College Awarded? What are Merit and Need Based Aid? Learn more:

Your financial profile, which determines need based aid, is not static: by making early, wise decisions, and by understanding the weighting of each component of the profile, it is possible in some cases to save significantly on college tuition.

GAP YEAR pLanning

Gap Years are Trending--and for Good Reason. Here’s Why:

Research shows that students who have taken time between high school and college outperform students who have not on their GPA by at least .5 points. This is a result of greater focus and maturity, so taking time between high school and college can save time on major and career selection. We are proud to have a gap year expert on our team, so the year is well planned, rewarding, and pertinent.

Visual, literary & Performing Arts

Highly Creative Students often Feel Constrained by the College Application Process. There is a Solution:

Nurturing talent includes selecting the right teachers and mentors, helping students balance their artistic and academic goals, building on strengths and bridging gaps, and showcasing the talent to its best advantage. Anjali has the training, the experience and the instinct to help bring young talent to fruition both to enhance admissions and merit scholarships.

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