College Applications Guidance

Need help with your college applications? Work with your very own Applications Consultant and receive the guidance you need to succeed in the admissions process.

Our College Application Program Has Helped Thousands of Students

We’ve spent the last five years working with over 6,000 students on their college admissions journeys. Our College Application Program helps students navigate the complex college admissions process from creating a school list to producing stand-out college application essays.

Students and families have access to our easy-to-use online platform that allows them to track important admissions milestones, generate a school list based on their real chances and preferences, and work 1 on 1 with their Admissions Consultant.

Our Students See Real Results

  • 70 Percent accepted to IVY league

    We are experienced in getting applicants accepted to the best schools in the nation.

  • 3.9X
    Our hit rate at HYPSM relative to market

    We increase our student's chances of getting into the most competitive schools by about 4x.

  • 73 Percent accepted to top 20 schools

    Our students are accepted by the toughest admissions committees in the world.

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Comprehensive College Application Help

The college application process can be stressful for parents and students alike. We've helped over 6,000 students navigate the college admissions process, so we know what it takes to put together a successful application while making the process less stressful.

School List Based on Your Chances & Fit

We know that the college search process is one of the most overwhelming steps of the college application process. That’s why we developed our innovative Chancing Engine and School List Generator. We use an algorithm backed by over 100,000 data points to develop a school list based on your real admissions chances and preferences.

College Application Strategy

Because admissions officers are reviewing tons of applications at a time, you need to stand out. The most effective way to do this is to develop a strong narrative that will tie together each component of your application. Your Admissions Consultant will help you discover and develop your personal admissions theme to create a memorable application.

Tracking All Application Deadlines

Applying to college comes with an overwhelming number of deadlines that are extremely important to stay on top of. Our platform automatically organizes each deadline associated with the schools that you’re applying to and provides an easy way to track your progress.

Crafting a Strong College Essay

Your essays can help boost your applications significantly. We’re experts at the college essay, having helped thousands of students craft compelling essays that stand out during the admissions process. We guide students through the entire college essay process.

Common App Guidance

The Common App requires more than just filling out basic information — you need to be strategic when it comes to the Common App in order to highlight your extracurricular and academic achievements successfully. We’ll help you navigate the application so that your accomplishments shine through.

Prep for Your College Interviews

After you’ve submitted your applications, you still might have another step to go before you’re done applying to college: the interview. Your consultant will meet with you to go over the most common interview questions, analyze your responses and suggest improvements, and conduct full mock interviews so you feel comfortable during the real ones.

Financial Aid and Scholarship Help

College is one of the most important financial decisions that families will make, and CollegeVine has spent years understanding and analyzing the financial aid process to make college as affordable as possible. Our applications program includes school-based scholarship and financial aid support.

Admissions Decisions Assistance

While the majority of the stress in applying to college is over after you’ve hit “Submit,” you might have a lot of questions when it comes to understanding your admissions decisions and choosing the best college for you. Your consultant will be ready to help you dissect each acceptance and financial aid offer, weigh the pros and cons of every school, and matriculate at the college that will be the best fit.

A Team to Rely On

You’ll be paired with an Admissions Consultant that will guide you through the process, and you’ll get the benefit of your progress being monitored by a Program Manager. Our Quality Assurance team will also assess your application so that you can feel confident you’re submitting the best possible application.

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Your Own College Admissions Team

Work with an Expert Team

Our Admissions Consultants are from the top schools in the country and are rigorously trained in our data-driven curriculum that has successfully helped over 6,000 students apply to college.


1 on 1 sessions

Every student's situation is different. That's why all of our sessions are 1 on 1, allowing for each session to meet your specific needs.


Near-Peer Mentorship

The admissions process can get stressful, so it's important to have someone to rely on. All of our Admissions Consultants are from the most competitive schools in the country and were recently successful in the college admissions process. Trained in CollegeVine's proven application method, your Admissions Consultant will guide you through the application process while making it much less stressful.

A School List Based on Your Real Chances and Preferences

Our Chancing Engine

The CollegeVine Chancing Engine uses over 100,000 data points to create a list of reach, target, and safety schools that match your unique preferences. Using years of admissions data and your profile information, we will provide your realistic admissions chances for schools you’re interested in.

Your School List

Your Admissions Consultant will match your profile and preferences with our database of universities to develop a list of schools that you can apply to in the fall. Your School List will be broken into Safety, Target, and Reach categories and will include information about each school’s characteristics and admissions milestones to help you with your applications.

All Your College Application Materials in One Place

Track All Your Application Deadlines

Applying to college means managing numerous deadlines and to-do's, including submitting SAT and ACT scores, getting recommendation letters, sending school transcripts, submitting essays, and much more! Multiply that by each application and you have a lot to manage. When you sign up with CollegeVine, you'll get access to our online platform that helps you manage all of your to-do's, and you'll have regular meetings with your Admissions Consultant to keep you on track.


Milestones for Financial Aid and Scholarships

We also easily track school-based scholarship and financial aid deadlines to help streamline the admissions process.


Easy Platform to Monitor Progress

Parents and students are easily able to monitor their progress on each part of the application. Your Program Manager and Admissions Consultant will also track your progress to make sure you are on track and not in a rush to complete your applications!

The Best College Essay Editing Program

We Know What Makes a Strong Essay

We've worked with thousands of students on their essays, so we know what a successful essay looks like and the common pitfalls to avoid.


Crafting an Admissions Theme

We help students create a compelling narrative that threads their entire application together. This is an important way to help your application and essays stand out.


A Comprehensive Essay Process

Our essay process has helped thousands of students get into their dream schools. We work with students during every phase of the process: brainstorming, drafting, editing, and putting together a final draft. Learn more about what sets our Essay Editing Program apart.

One of our students got into 7 Ivy League schools. Business Insider spoke to him about his experience working with CollegeVine on his essay. Read his essay at Business Insider

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