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College Admissions Consulting

Admissions Consulting Service

College Admissions Consulting

College admission is one of the most important steps to a bright future. Kaplan understands this process can be stressful and frustrating, especially when you are faced with so many nuances in the admissions process. Let our experienced counselors guide you through a customized roadmap for your studies abroad.

Who Should Take This Service?
Students who are applying to U.S. universities / colleges or students who are planning to go U.S. Colleges for undergraduate

Service Coverage

  • Develop a customized and strategic roadmap towards admissions into the top schools
  • Assess your credentials, identify your strengths to highlight and fill in missing gaps in achievements
  • Groom your academic and extracurricular profile
  • Design the standardized testing timeline
  • Plan effective strategies for summer vacations and breaks
  • Recommend colleges / universities that are suited to your background and preferences
  • Clarify which and how many schools you are applying to
  • Advise on applying through early admissions
  • Plan and edit essays for each application by narrowing in on your unique strength that highlight you from the other applicants
  • Administer extensive interview preparation with mock interviews and detailed feedback
  • Develop guidelines for your profile sheet and recommendation letters that should contain the most effective content
  • Conduct a final review of the application before submission

Free 60-Minute Personal Consultation
We understand the importance of establishing a good match. That’s why we encourage you to take advantage of the free 60-minute consultation to get insights into your competitiveness for certain programs while testing out your compatibility with our admissions consultant.



Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)



Key to Success in College Admissions

Admission Factors How Kaplan can help?
GPA & Transcript

Academic Tutoring (e.g. IB, AP, A Level) to improve GPA

SAT/ACT Test Score

Take Kaplan SAT/ACT Test Prep Course to get higher SAT/ACT score


Application review via Kaplan’s full-range of College Admissions Consulting services

Extracurricular Profile

Groom your academic & extracurricular profile with Kaplan’s College Admissions Consulting services

Personal Essays

Provide guidelines to develop and polish your personal essays

Letters of Recommendation

Provide guidelines for obtaining letters of recommendation


Schedule and prepare you for interviews with admissions officers

Service Scope

College Admission Consulting Services




Admission Service Package Gold Premier Platinum
Service Scope
Student’s Profile Analysis
Strategic Action Plan
Interview Training
Personal Essay Coaching
School Selection
Teachers’ Recommendation Guidance
Offer Acceptance / Waitlist Strategy
No. of Application Critique & Review 8 8 10
Common Applications Included 6 4 6
Individual Applications Included 2 4 4
Meeting Hours 28 36 45 (18 months)

*All service is valid from the signup date until March 31 of the next year. 
**Applications can be used for Early Decision (ED), Early Action (EA) and Regular Decision (RD).

Optional Services

  • Top Up Consultation Meeting Hours (min. 10 hours per top-up)
  • Add-on Individual Application
  • Late Application after January 31 

Student Matriculation

Our admissions consultants have helped students get accepted to top U.S. colleges that includes:

  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cornell University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University 
  • Johns Hopkins University 
  • New York University
  • Rice University 
  • Stanford University 
  • The George Washington University 
  • The University of Chicago
  • UC-Berkeley 
  • UCLA 
  • University of South California 
  • Yale University


And more...

Kaplan Admissions Experts


Head of Admissions Consulting Services

Member of NACAC & AEE

MCom (Finance), UNSW 

BCom (Management & Marketing), University of Wollongong


  • Over 10 years of experience in education industry
  • Solid experience helping students with different backgrounds to be more self-aware and how they can shape their futures
  • Strong leadership helping students to set their goals and plan for success
  • Proven track record helping students gain admission to prestigious colleges including Yale University, Stanford University, UC-Berkeley, UCLA, Boston University, New York University





Senior Admissions Counselor

Member of NACAC

M.B.A., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

BSc. In Accounting and Finance, New York University – Stern School of Business


  • A passionate mentor to students
  • Emphasis on understanding and developing her students’ strengths, positioning their potential to admission office in the best possible light
  • Over 10 years of experience in helping students gain admission to top boarding schools and colleges in the U.S.
  • Matriculation includes: Cornell University, University of Michigan, NYU, University of Virginia, UCLA and UC Berkeley





Senior Admissions Counselor

Member of NACAC, Associate Member of IECA


BCom (Finance), University of Sydney


  • Over 6 years of experience in admissions consulting service
  • Had over 75% of his students accepted to a Top 50 U.S. College including Yale University, MIT, Boston University, Rice University, George Washington University, University of Chicago, John Hopkins University
  • Had developed his own college application methodologies and coaching techniques
  • Has passion in helping students to pursue their dream and help them to breakthrough their own limits



Student Success Stories

“While all of the consultants said I have no hope to be admitted by any U.S. colleges, Kaplan has helped me to break this and admitted to No. 1 Aeronautical university in U.S.”
- Yves A., admitted to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

“I gave up the offer from U.S. college a year before and Kaplan has helped me to get an offer for a college that is 150 rank higher. Thank you very much for getting me there!”
- Macro T., admitted to Pennsylvania State University

“Hubert always helped in finding a unique angle to help my essays and made the story more attractive! He is good at nurturing my talents as well!”
- Joey C., admitted to Boston University

“Thank you so much for Hubert’s continuous encouragement to my daughter and helped her to find her confidence during the process. It is a valuable journey for her to learn from you and Kaplan!”
- Parent of Suki C., admitted to New York University

“The admissions officer said the quality of my application is top 10% of the patch this year. Thank you so much for your help!”
- Katherine J., admitted to Georgetown University

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