How much does your service cost?
For clients requiring assistance with application package, our fee ranges from $1,500 – $5,000. Our comprehensive (year-round) service fee covers an in-depth resume building and application assistance bundle for high school students starting the Fall term of the junior year (grade 11). The fee depends upon the length of service and the package, ranging from $675 – $1000/month.
Which cities do you serve?
Most of our clients live within a 35-mile radius of Cupertino, including San Jose, Fremont, Milpitas, Palo Alto, Mountain View, and Santa Clara. We have had some clients as far as Redwood City, Burlingame, Pleasanton, San Ramon, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Concord, and Benicia. All meetings occur at the Cupertino office unless Zoom meetings are arranged.
What is your track record? Which colleges do most of your clients gain admission into?
Please refer to the College Placement Page to see a thorough list of the colleges our clients have gained admission into.
What is your demographics?
The majority of my clients are software engineers or are small business owners, are from diverse ethnic backgrounds, and 50% are Indian. Most live in the South and East Bay.
Do you provide in-home service?
The majority of meetings occur at the Cupertino office because it is the most convenient location to conduct back-to-back meetings especially during the peak application Fall season. Zoom meetings are conducted for clients living beyond the South Bay including Fremont, Pleasanton, San Ramon, and nearby areas. No in-home meetings provided beyond 2021.
How long have you been working as a college counselor?
Our team have been working as independent college counselors ranging from 4 – 12 years of experience per counselor.
How long is typical consulting session?
Each session ranges from 45 – 60 minutes depending on the type of package. Application assistance packages included multiple 45-minute sessions while resume building service for grades 9, 10, and 11 includes multiple 60-minute sessions.
How many clients do you normally have? Are you accepting new clients?
Each counselor has a maximum of 15 clients from grade 12 during each Fall application season. There is currently no limit for clients from other grade levels, however, each counselor may decide to not take on new clients when appropriate.