how to get into college

The Secret of Success

When it comes to getting into college, the path is not an easy one. In fact, it is quite the opposite; it is very challenging. You need to have a strong application and be ready to work hard to make yourself stand out. However, there are ways to make this process easier and boost your college admissions chances.

Planning for and applying to college can be an overwhelming and stressful process for high school students but it doesn’t have to be!

essay writing prep

Develop a complete common application essay including brainstorming, three drafts, reminders to stay on track and professional editing for a polished essay that perfectly reflects you and tells your story.

top tier application review

Former admissions officers from top-tier schools review your application and offer an accurate college admission assessment highlighting gaps and opportunities that increase the power of your application.

Why choose our experts?

We’ve reviewed and consulted on hundreds of college applications and we have more than a decade’s worth of experience collectively in admissions consulting.

Pre-submission review

When you or your child are submitting an application to a very selective school, you may not be aware of the pitfalls that can hurt your application. With our expertise, we can offer you a pre-submission review that can increase the power of your application.

pairing with experts

To give you an accurate college admission critique, we pair you with a former admission officer that has worked at your top college or a similar institute. We always offer a direct, unbiased opinion on your application, offering you the best advice on how to strengthen it.

panel of experts

We setup a panel of experts from comparable schools to the one you’re applying to review your application. We offer you some insight on exactly what highly selective schools are looking for in an application.

Meet Judy Young

I enjoy seeing my students discover their potential and chart a course to their right fit college.

Judy Young is a College and MBA Admissions Coach and an Ivy League graduate herself. She has helped students successfully gain admission and full-ride scholarships to top schools in the US and internationally, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, MIT, and Cambridge University for both college and MBA admissions.

Client Testimonials

Dont’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

Judy was great! Great communication and was very helpful throughout the essay writing process. Looked through it thoroughly and left very helpful comments 10/10 recommend!


The application process can be a very stressful time for both the student and parents. Having someone like Ms. Young be there to make the process smoother and more pleasant one was quite helpful. I have referred her to many friends and we plan to use her with our 8th grader very soon.

Diego Galvez

Working with Ms. Young was one of the best decisions my boys and I could have made.


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