Admissions Counseling

Galin Education’s college counseling programs provide students and families with support navigating through high school and the college admissions process. We work one-on-one with a student and the family to develop an individualized plan for applying and getting into college. Through these services, we walk the student and family through the entire college admissions process and provide support at all points along the way. The service topics are below, along with how we help.

Comprehensive College Admissions Counseling

A Galin Education College Counselor will work one-on-one with your family to develop an individualized plan for applying to college. The Counselor will guide you through the entire college admissions process and provide support at all points along the way. Our programs should enhance your child’s chances for admission to college by addressing the following topics:

Timeline and organization;
College matching;
Standardized test planning;
Application strategy;
Extracurricular activities resume;
College visit prep & debrief;
Interview coaching;
Common application;
School-specific applications;
Personal and supplemental essays;
Continuous support.

We expect this process to include the following in-person or virtual meetings:

(approx. 35-45 meetings; 80-120 counseling and editing hours)

Junior Year
Monthly through March
Bi-Weekly April – June

Senior Year
Bi-Weekly July & August
Weekly September & October
Bi-Weekly November & December
Monthly Jan – June


Our students have been accepted to one or more of the following colleges/universities:
American University
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Arizona State University
Skidmore College
Augustana College
St. Olaf College
Bard College
Stanford University
Bates College
SUNY at Binghamton
Beloit College
Syracuse University
Boston College
The University of Alabama
Boston University
The University of Tampa
Bowdoin College
The University of Texas at Austin
Brandeis University
Tufts University
Butler University
Tulane University of Louisiana
Carleton College
Union College
Carnegie Mellon University
University of California-Berkeley
Colgate University
University of California-Los Angeles
College of William and Mary
University of California-Santa Barbara
Colorado College
University of California-Santa Cruz
Columbia University in the City of New York
University of Chicago
Cornell University
University of Colorado Boulder
Creighton University
University of Connecticut
Dartmouth College
University of Delaware
DePaul University
University of Denver
Dickinson College
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Drake University
University of Iowa
Duke University
University of Maryland-College Park
Earlham College
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Emory University
University of Miami
Fordham University
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
George Washington University
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Grinnell College
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Harvey Mudd College
University of Notre Dame
Indiana University-Bloomington
University of Pennsylvania
Ithaca College
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Johns Hopkins University
University of Rhode Island
Kalamazoo College
University of Southern California
Kenyon College
University of St Thomas
Lawrence University
University of Vermont
Le Moyne College
University of Virginia-Main Campus
Lewis & Clark College
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Loyola University Chicago
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Macalester College
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Marquette University
Vanderbilt University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vassar College
Miami University-Oxford
Wake Forest University
Michigan State University
Washington and Lee University
Middlebury College
Washington University in St Louis
Muhlenberg College
Wellesley College
New York University
Wesleyan University
Northeastern University
Whitman College
Northwestern University
Williams College
Ohio State University-Main Campus
Xavier University
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Yale University
Pomona College
Purdue University-Main Campus