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Your worries are my worries; your concerns are my concerns; your triumphs are my triumphs; together we'll help you to achieve your potential. With me (Keli), maintaining a balance between academics, college applications, and a social life (i.e. netflix marathons) never looked so easy.
Milagros believes that the best mentors are the ones who go beyond their duties as a mentor and extend their friendship to the mentees they support. She strives to not only be a mentor to her mentees but also provide emotional support and create a friendship with her mentees that extend beyond their senior year of high school.
My mentor always told me that story telling is an important part of college application. After the college application process, I think my mentor is absolutely correct. I believe that success in college application is determined by what stories you chose to tell and how well you tell it.
We are all shaped by our experiences and passions. Every life tells a unique story that can be expressed beautifully, even in a matter of 650 words or less. As a mentor, Jina can help you discover and craft that personality into a solid application.
You can choose results or excuses! But not both. This has been my philosophy in motivating kids to work and study.
You need to be unique, and just being good at something doesn't make you special. I , John, can help bring out your potentials as a student and make your best qualities shine.
University of Michigan
There are no foolish questions and no man becomes a fool until he has stopped asking questions.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
As the delicate balance of mentoring is giving mentees the opportunity to create themselves, I'll show you how I created myself so you can create yourself in your own ways.
University of Chicago
It-s not just about being the best anymore, it-s about how you sell and portray yourself so that others will want to have you in their classroom, as a mentee, or in their organizations. I can-t write or define your story, but I can guide you through the college application process and push you to be creative and interesting so that you craft the best possible narrative.
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"Applying to colleges is a deeply personal process that shouldn't be defined by what colleges want from you, but rather what you want out of college and ultimately, out of life. I can go on that journey with you."
For his own college applications, Derek demonstrated an intellectual, exploratory vitality coupled with strong technical abilities. Now familiar with the college application system, he wishes to help others show their best side to selective colleges.
University of Pennsylvania
"Working with Alice makes me realize that I have more potential than I thought, that I am a much more valuable individual than my grades are, as important as my academics are, my state of being is the real hurdle that I had to overcome. Once I became happier and more confident, everything came easy." - Previous Student
I'm not going to reinvent your personality to make colleges think you're a perfect applicant: I'm going to help you show them how great you already are.
University of Michigan
Everyone has a story. I will actively listen and go on a journey with you to find your story. Additionally, I can help you navigate through the pressures of choosing the "right" school, and studying the "right" subjects.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The key to acceptance is standing out - Catherine can help formulate an application which highlights your individuality.
Jen can help you create an application that will be truly memorable and unique and help schedule out a timeline to help you keep on track during this stressful process!
Johns Hopkins University
It's not enough to just take action; you need to reflect and find meaning in it, too. Amy can help you think beyond the mindset of a resume and turn everything into insightful chapters documenting your journey in your life story.
Being a mentor is about making a commitment to my students and building a meaningful friendship. Once we're partnered as mentor-mentee, I'm on your team for life! I'm excited to guide you through the college application process but also to be a friend you can rely on as you face the many challenges of being a college student. I might not know everything but I'll help you find the answers to anything you need to know!
Grades and standardized test scores are important, but in order to be accepted by the top universities, a high standardized test score is only one qualification that colleges consider. I can help ensure that you will both score well on standardized tests and write essays that demonstrate the unique qualities and experiences that you can bring to the university.
Anyone can write an essay to meet a minimum word requirement; the hard part is staying below a maximum word cap and Brandon will help you decide what words are worth keeping.
It's about being genuine - finding something about yourself that makes you stand out while staying true to who you are and what makes you different.
Inspiration is a tool and a trap. If you're going to be inspired by anyone, be inspired by people who have been exactly where you are now. As someone who has been through very similar experiences to these high school students, I believe I can form the deepest connections and be a great mentor and friend to these students.
University of Pennsylvania
"Never give up" - I sensed this one day while making my own startup and it really resonated in me. You don't know how valuable this advice is until you go through failure.
Otto helps you tap into your own life and frame your own experiences in order to maximize your strengths. Along the way, Otto will help you inquire into your beliefs for better understanding of how to go through any difficulty.