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for you—and get in
Learn about our Roadmap Planning Session ›› Guidance in researching colleges
with focus on the best fit

Personalized College Admissions Counseling

We offer comprehensive, personalized college admissions counseling services to students locally, around the country, and
 around the world. We guide our students as they navigate the college and university search and application process.
Then, we help get them accepted to the school that is right for them.

Students and their families can join us on this journey at any age
and at any point along the way. We help you craft the package of services
that provides just the right amount of help at the right price.

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Students helped.

$3.8 million

Total merit aid for the class of 2019.


Students accepted to one or more of their top three choices.

3x to 10x

Higher than average admissions rates.


Focused on our individual students.

We divide our college admissions counseling process into distinct modules that can be mixed and matched to provide you with the customized advice you need to map your own college journey.

Our all-inclusive packages ensure you won’t miss a thing along the road to college.


From Our Blog

Malaysian student says Great College Advice has been “the highlight of my college application journey”

Zi is a Malaysian student who will attend Vanderbilt University. Zi worked with Mark Montgomery and the team at Great College Advice, and shared his experiences in the video below.
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Families continue to ask on a daily basis how Covid-19 will affect the admissions process.  The answers are numerous and complex.  But the bottom line is that it will become

Expert Advice Matters for Admission to Top Universities

Every time I want to tamp down the pressure on high school students who are aiming for top tier colleges in the US, out pops another level-headed analysis proving that

College Essay About Academic Interests

How do you write a college essay about academic interests for the Common Application or the Coalition application? Get expert tips to write the essay that college admissions officers want to read.

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