Alexander Auchus
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Alexander Auchus

About

Alex graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania where he studied psychology and chemistry. While at Penn, Alex worked as a college applications consultant and helped multiple students create school lists, craft strong essays, prepare for interviews, and gain acceptance to their top choice schools. Alex subsequently worked as an essay review consultant and gained extensive experience reviewing essays and teaching effective essay writing techniques. Around this time, Alex also published two first-authored papers in peer-reviewed medical journals. In 2021, Alex applied to medical school. After writing over 30 essays for his applications, he was accepted to multiple MD programs at top institutions such as Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and UC San Diego School of Medicine. The experience of applying to medical school has reignited his passion for applications consulting and essay writing, and he is very excited to be back in the college advising space! In his fr...

New York, NY
University of Pennsylvania – BA
Psychology
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Language
Linguistics
Neuroscience
Cognitive Science
Next available sessions
According to your time zone (CUT)

My process

My advising process is based on the needs of the individual client. I am more than happy to provide comprehensive advising from drafting college lists to teaching essay writing to preparing students for interviews. However, I create advising plans that are tailored to the client's goals. For example, if the client only needs assistance with specific tasks such as reviewing essays or completing sections of the Common Application, I am happy to provide individualized services. Above all, my process is client driven.

Advising hours

College admissions advising

$60.00 / 60 min

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


Essay review

Full Review

$37.50 + 6 cents per word
Estimated return time: 20 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

Recent reviews

5.0(3 reviews)

“Thank you so much for your time! "

Mason L.
One-on-one advising
Personalized college counseling
Building a school list. Getting into an Ivy League school. Writing amazing college essays. I can help!
One-on-one advising
Personalized college counseling
Building a school list. Getting into an Ivy League school. Writing amazing college essays. I can help!
New York, NY
University of Pennsylvania – BA
Psychology
Physics
Chemistry
Biology
Language
Linguistics
Neuroscience
Cognitive Science
Next available sessions
According to your time zone (CUT)
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.