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Meet Your Dream Team of College Application Specialists and Expert Essay Editors

We know what the nation's top universities are looking for in their incoming class. With our expertise, we will work one-on-one with you to craft a unique story that highlights your accomplishments and sets you apart from the competition.

Kristina Barile Senior Editor
10 years as expert application editor for Top-tier schools
Master's degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Aeronautical Engineering
Bachelor's degree from Harvard College in Engineering Sciences
Specialization in guiding STEM students through the creative writing process
Former Aerospace Engineer and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Andrea Schiralli Senior Editor
Master's – Harvard University
B.A. – Cornell University
Professor of English – Jiangxi, China
Worked with several Chinese companies
Published SAT/GRE books
Based in NYC
Gregg Prigerson Senior Admissions Counselor
Former admissions counselor – Stanford University
22+ years of college admissions experience
Former director of college counseling for a prestigious boarding school
Reviewed thousands of applications
Based on East Coast
Anna Marie Smith Senior Admissions Counselor
Former admissions counselor – Rice University
Former admissions evaluator – NYU
10+ years of college admissions experience
Former director of admissions for a large consulting firm in NYC
Reviewed thousands of applications
Based in Asia
Marie Arlen Senior Editor
Former admissions counselor – Columbia University
14+ years of college admissions experience
Former director of admissions for a consulting firm
Reviewed thousands of applications
Based in NYC
Robert Clyne Senior Admissions Consultant
PhD – Yale University
B.A. – Stanford University
Phillips Exeter Boarding School
Former admissions reader at Yale
18+ years of international admissions consulting experience
NGO expert
Based in Asia
Justina Chen Career Coach
M.Eng- Cornell University
B.S.- Cornell University
Career Coaching Expert
Brian Stewart Senior Admissions Consultant
Author of best-selling Barron's ACT, Barron's SAT, and Barron's PSAT/NMSQT
Provides custom test preparation plans for clients
Worked with thousands of students around the world on the ACT, SAT, and PSAT
Princeton graduate
Natalie Lundsteen Senior Admissions Consultant
DPhil – Oxford University
Career Counselor – MIT
Career Counselor – Stanford
Admissions consultant for Kaplan Test Prep, London
Taught at American Embassy School in New Delhi
20+ years admissions experience
Based in Dallas
Stephen AllanSenior Admissions Consultant
Worked with over a thousand students
Duke University
Published Author for Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels
Edited work for writers at the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and The Atlantic
Zachary Mazur Editor
PhD- Yale University
MA and MPhil- Yale University
Teaching position at Yale University and the University of Management and Finance in Warsaw
Brian Giroux Founder/CEO Of IvySummit
Professional Member of IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association)
International Student Designation – IECA
Four-year scholarship student-athlete
15+ years college admissions experience
Visited 500+ Colleges/Universities and 150+ Boarding Schools/Day Schools
Tours 40+ Colleges/Universities every year with international clients
Based in Washington, DC

Our Experts Will Help You Tell Your Story and Achieve Your Dreams

Let our team use our experience in the college admissions process to create the perfect college application package that gets you notices and gets you accepted. We are here to guide you every step of the way.

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