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Class of 2025 Programs

Individualized College Admissions: Starter Program

For students who want individualized support in applying to UW-Madison, UMinn, and UW System colleges

The Starter Program is designed specifically to support students on an individual basis who are focused on UW-Madison, University of Minnesota, and/or UW System schools. Each student (family) is matched with one of our expert College Admissions Counselors to work through all of the strategies to build an excellent application to maximize chances of admission to these schools.

  • Individualized monthly meetings through Junior year
  • Course selection
  • Summer planning
  • Resume building / extracurriculars
  • Volunteer / community service ideas
  • College list building
  • Common Application (or UW System application)
  • Personal statement essay
  • Supplemental essays, including UW-Madison, UW-System and/or University of Minnesota

Starter Package Sign-Up - $2950
Use the links below to sign up and pay; we will follow up shortly therefter to get everything started!

Some official terms:
  • Includes up to one meeting per month through August prior to senior year and all workshops
  • Essay and application support for UW System, UW Madison, and University of Minnesota applications
  • Additional colleges apps, essays & meetings billed at the counselor’s hourly rate in 15-min increments
  • Program ends August 31 leading into senior year or sending applications, whichever is first
  • Appointment Changes and Cancellations: Appointments may be rescheduled with at least 48 hours notice. There is no refund or rescheduling
    for lessons cancelled in less than 48 hours.
  • Guarantee: While we work our best to work closely with students to achieve their goals, we do not guarantee a admission to any particular
    college or any particular outcome.
  • Student work: Students are expected to do their own work. We will not write essays or produce any original work as if we are the student.
  • Submission: Students are responsible for submitting their own applications by the deadlines published. We will not submit applications without a
    parent’s permission.
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  • Photo Release: I grant permission to Galin Education to take and use pictures of my child to use in print and digital publications and for marketing
    purposes (we do not identify the students by name). To opt-out of the photo release, please email info@galined.com
  • Late Payments: Please help us by updating your payment information if it changes! Payments that are more than 30 days late are subject to a
    $50 late fee per month.

Group Summer College Application Camp

For students who want a 4-day, get-it-done, small group workshop led by our expert advisors and essay coaches

Summer Application Camp Click Here

During App Camp, students will:

  • Gain an understanding of the college admissions process and how admissions officers evaluate applications.
  • Brainstorm, write, and edit a personal statement essay that can be used with a variety of applications.
  • Learn how to research colleges and assess chances of admission using College Planner Pro software and other resources.
  • Work one-on-one and in small groups to complete the main sections of the Common Application.
  • Complete an activity sheet that highlights high school awards, extracurricular activities, and leadership positions.
  • Learn how to approach, brainstorm, and write common supplemental essays.
          Four options:

          June 10 – June 13th
          June 24 – June 27th
          July 15 – July 18th
          August 5 – August 8th


          • Early Bird Pricing (until January 1, 2024): $1450
          • Discounted Pricing (January 1 – March 1, 2024): $1750
          • Full Price (after March 1, 2024): $1950

          *Optional Add-On: Four hours of 1:1 college advising with a Galin College Counselor to support your student in building their list of colleges and developing an individualized plan for the App Camp. $800

          Register here!
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