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“Jeff was so helpful in guiding my daughter through the college application process. He answered all of our questions, and made this overwhelming task seem easy! Highly recommend!” 


—  Becky

The first thing we tell all of my students, especially the one sitting in front of me with a pained half-smile fixed on her face, is that they will get into college. Multiple colleges. Guaranteed.


College Starter helps students create a balanced list of 6-8 schools that fit both their wants and needs. By following a specific blueprint, students will have multiple colleges to choose from when the dust settles.

Extracurricular Activity Profile

Colleges are looking for unique, thoughtful, civic-minded, enthusiastic learners who can bring diverse personalities, thought-provoking ideas, advocacy, and a sense of empowerment to their campus. They are looking for you!


College Starter provides students with the tools necessary to build out a complete Extracurricular Activity Profile that will help shine a spotlight on their varied and exquisite talents.


Looking for a way to get ahead of your college applications before the summer ends?

Current juniors can begin applying to colleges on August 1; College Starter’s Virtual Academy is for students in the class of 2022, and is tailor-made for them to make perfect use of this time at home by getting a huge jump on their college applications now!

The academy will run cohorts in June, July, and August, 2021. Each monthly cohort will have two section times to choose from: Section 1: 7:00 pm - 8:30pm or Section 2: 8:45pm - 10:15pm.

June 14, 16, 21, 22, 23

July 19, 21, 26, 27, 28

August 23, 25, 30, 31, September 1

Click here to register.

Our five-evening virtual academy is a live, online, instructor-led program for current high school juniors. Every class is recorded, and families will receive a link to review the class after each one.

  • We’ll walk you step-by-step through the entire admissions and application process. 

  • We’ll teach you how to write a killer college essay.

  • You’ll craft an extracurricular activity profile and learn how to properly showcase your accomplishments on your applications.

  • We’ll help you fine-tune your college list.

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  • Expert-led online lessons that can be accessed from anywhere.

  • Expert support on college essay writing, which includes the Common Application essay and the supplemental essay response, “Why This College.”

  • Two full revision, edit, and feedback on the Common Application essay by our essay experts.

  • One full revision, edit, and feedback on the "Why This College" essay by our essay experts.

  • Support with college research and creating a balanced college list. This includes suggestions of additional schools to consider. 

  • Complete step-by-step support for filling out the Common Application.

  • Comprehensive guidance on completing the Extracurricular Activity profile, a major component of the Common Application.

  • Downloadable tools and resources to help support the college admissions and application process during and after the academy is completed.

  • Personalized help: The course comes with a 30 minute, one-one Zoom meeting for parents and students to review progress and discuss next steps.

Here’s what students will receive with enrollment:

Enroll in College Starter Virtual Academy for $449. Register by May 30 using the code CSVIRTUAL and take $50 off. 

College Starter 20/21 Internship Experience

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Gain real-world work experience, explore career interests, and build critical life skills.


The College Starter 20/21 Internship Experience is designed for current high school juniors, graduating high school seniors, and current college students who are seeking an authentic and meaningful work experience for the summer and 2020-2021 school year.


Students work with a College Starter advisor to build a compelling internship profile and resume before matching each student with local businesses in a wide variety of industries.

Click here to begin your internship experience!



Or message us below with any questions regarding individualized services, workshops, or simply to ask a question. We're here to help.




Phone: 646.239.6864 

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