Join the CollegeVine team.
CollegeVine was started in a dorm room by three friends in 2013. Our founders had just gone through the college application process and realized that, for such an important life decision, there wasn’t much guidance out there helping families navigate the admissions process. So, they set out to level the playing field of undergraduate admissions.
One of our key insights early on was that talented college students and recent graduates, properly vetted and trained, are actually excellent guidance counselors for high school students. As a CollegeVine consultant who has recently gone through the admissions process firsthand, you’ll be experienced in the admissions process while remaining close enough in age to relate to your mentees on a personal level.
At CollegeVine, we’re adding science to the art of high school guidance and college admissions advising. Each of our consultants is trained in our unique Admissions Curriculum, which is backed by data collected from years of working with students. We also provide our consultants with data-driven decision making tools to help them confidently make smart recommendations to families.
Other private college consultants charge on average $4500+ for their services. Our mission is to level the playing field by providing high quality admissions advising to families of all socioeconomic backgrounds. At CollegeVine, we aim to offer our services at an affordable price. We also operate a pro-bono program that provides unlimited advising to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
We also care a lot about our students' mental health. We understand the admissions process is stressful (after all, we’ve been there!), so we’re proud of the fact that our consultants help to relieve anxiety for the families they work with. Check out our Zen blog to learn more.
The CollegeVine Network is 300 consultants strong and will grow to 1000 by the end of the year.
To attract the best talent possible, we pay our consultants competitively, starting at $20/hr with ample room for growth. We also provide many opportunties to do additional work in product dev, operations, and marketing.
Our strategies work, and you'll have a front seat to watch it all unfold. Throughout your time working together, you'll build a close bond with your students. There's no better feeling than seeing your students reach their dreams.
We're a fast growing startup, so it pays to get involved. Dedicated team members quickly rise through the ranks. Our consultants go on to work at Google, Goldman Sachs, and Space X; others move into social work and education.
"I joined CollegeVine as an apps consultant and quickly found a dynamic work environment that truly cares about each of its clients. Since working here, I’ve expanded my role and became a mentor and curriculum developer. My time at CollegeVine has not only allowed me to mentor students but also reflect on my own HS experience."
“I have been working with CV since the summer of my senior year, and it has been a very rewarding experience. This year, I worked with a student aiming for UMich, but he didn’t think he would get in. When decisions came, he was accepted and it was genuinely a great feeling helping him showcase the best version of himself.”
“Working with CollegeVine has been a wonderful way to connect with current high schoolers and to help them achieve the same college aspirations I had when I was in their place. I’m so glad to be working here today and hope you look to CollegeVine as a viable admissions option this application season.”
"Working at CollegeVine has been one of the most enriching work experiences, not to mention lucrative. It’s a bit of a cliché, but helping students accomplish goals that will shape them for years is indescribably rewarding. I’ve gained incredible perspective from working with people with the talent and drive to be future leaders."
"I joined CollegeVine as an SAT tutor my freshman year. It's been incredible to watch not only the company grow, but also my own responsibilities grow with it. My current managing director role has prepared me more than any other experience or internship for the day-to-day challenges of managing a team in a fast-paced startup."