Keith Calix
Keith Calix

About

Keith Calix is an experienced and skilled educator who has a proven track record of successfully supporting students and families of all backgrounds through the undergraduate and graduation admissions process. Keith graduated from Stanford University in 2013, where he majored in International Relations and received the Stanford Award of Excellence, designated to the top 10% of each graduating class. Most recently, Keith was admitted to the MPP program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Keith's 9+ years working in education as a high school teacher and advisor, teacher leader, program manager, and chief of staff uniquely position him to provide a targeted, thoughtful and impactful approach to the college admissions process. His range of expertise includes, but is not limited to: creating a targeted and strategic college list; developing a clear application timeline; planning and revising college essays; preparing for college interviews; nav...

Washington, DC and Cambridge, MA
5 years of experience
Business
Economics
Education
History
Political Science
International Relations
Public Policy

My process

My years of experience as an educator and advisor have allowed me to develop a client-centered approach, meaning that I effectively meet clients where they are at. I prioritize centering our work around my clients' specific goals and working to articulate a clear vision and narrative. I have had immense success with clients who have been willing to reflect and who are receptive to my regular, targeted, and actionable feedback.

Advising hours

College admissions advising

$40.01 / 60 min

Set a focus for each session or get help with any aspect of the admissions process.


Essay review

Full Review

$14.00 + 4 cents per word
Estimated return time: 160 hours
  • Review your profile and the information provided
  • Review your essay draft
  • Offer detailed guidance for refining your essay topic and structure
  • Leave in-document feedback and changes
  • Correct grammar and punctuation (if applicable)
  • Provide a set of clear actionable next steps
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Let’s chat
Any questions? Let’s hop on a quick call to learn more about your needs in the admissions process and how I can approach them
Join a quick meeting
Let’s chat
Any questions? Let’s hop on a quick call to learn more about your needs in the admissions process and how I can approach them
Washington, DC and Cambridge, MA
5 years of experience
Business
Economics
Education
History
Political Science
International Relations
Public Policy
Tips for success
1. Prepare for your first session
Plan out the questions and topics you'd like to discuss. If you'd like to work together in the long term, discuss expectations for each other.