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1-on-1 tutoring and college counseling

tailored to your specific learning needs. 

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 7x winner Best Tutoring Service
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Readers' Choice Awards

We teach the way  
your kid needs to learn

Is your kid struggling with feeling overwhelmed, lost, or burnt out by school and college applications?  We can help.

We offer families a comprehensive solution that helps kids improve their grades, achieve high test scores, and get into elite colleges by connecting them to the right people who understand their needs. 

By taking time to understand each student, where they are, their learning style, and what they struggle with, we can craft an entire ecosystem of personalized support that scaffolds their success, fosters their self-confidence, and teaches them skills they'll use throughout their life. 

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How to start

finding your perfect college prep mentor

Book a consultation

with one of our educational experts to discuss how our customized student support and tutoring can help your kid achieve their goals.  

by filling out a quick 5-minute questionnaire that helps us understand your unique situation and what you need. 

Tell us what you're looking for

Create an actionable plan

filled with specific strategies that cater to your kid's learning style (and workload) during your consultation.

Personalized support

for better grades, high SAT and ACT scores, and admission into elite colleges

College Applications

Stand out with undergraduate, graduate, and transfer admissions experts.

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Online only

SAT and ACT Prep

Prepare with experts in SAT, ACT, GRE, ISEE, HSPT, CBEST, and GED.

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Online and in-person

Academic Tutoring

Master K-12 & college-level classes with academic coaches and tutors.

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Online and in-person

Metrics that change
students' lives

We've empowered hundreds to reach their goals and get into elite colleges with less stress (and better results). 


Average scholarship awarded to each college counseling student


Greater SAT and ACT score improvement than competing test prep companies.