Kick start the application process withgot college?  We help public school students in Silicon Valley find the right fit for success:  a college where you’ll thrive.  Stay organized, meet deadlines, and ease stress.  As independent college counselors, we advise San Jose, Los Gatos, Saratoga, and Campbell students in the college admissions process, including:

Productive searches

Each student is unique.  Students discover what’s important to them and how to search effectively for best-fitting colleges.

Apply Lists that maximize options

One of our main goals is for our students to have college options to choose from come spring.  We offer you realistic advice about college options, and at the same time, encourage you to reach for your dreams.

Strong applications

Present academic records and extra-curricular activities to your best advantage.  We'll advise you on what to include, what to eliminate, and how to effectively detail each application section.

Essays that standout

Admissions essays are considerably different than typical high school essays.  We'll show you how and why. Stand out with with relevant content and your all-important and unique student voice.  Plus we'll guide you in avoiding "red flag" topics.

Informed decisions

Make confident decisions using expert guidance.

Wherever you are in the process, we can help:

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