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for 12th Graders

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We assist rising and current seniors with all aspects of the applications process to help them reach their college admissions goals.

We work closely with students as they develop unique essays and compelling application materials to position themselves in the best possible light. We also provide strategic advice on applying to college early, a careful timeline for the process, college interview preparation, and other resources to make the experience of applying to college as stress-free and seamless as it can be.

12th Grade Services

Spark Admissions college consultants take the lead to eliminate admissions guesswork, ensure students meet deadlines, and help them achieve their admissions goals.

Students working with us senior year can expect:

  • A clear timeline for completion of all admissions-related tasks;
  • Suggestions to fill any remaining academic or extracurricular weaknesses in their resumes;
  • A college list reflective of their academic and personal goals;
  • Guidance on college visits, including advice on what to look for at each school;
  • Help identifying strengths to highlight in their applications;
  • Preparation for college admissions interviews through mock sessions and extensive feedback;
  • Review of the Common Application to ensure it is completed flawlessly;
  • Management of applications materials, timelines, and deadlines for all applications.
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The Spark Advantage

In addition to our grade-specific services, all students who work with Spark Admissions college consultants receive:

  • Clear goals and a roadmap for getting into their top-choice colleges;
  • A personalized, multi-year strategy for maximizing their admissions potential;
  • Help honing academic and extracurricular strengths;
  • Advice on intellectual enrichment, study skills, and academic improvement;
  • Guidance on application and essay development to ultimately submit stellar college applications;
  • A long-term relationship with a counselor who is dedicated to helping students meet their fullest potential and is readily available to answer questions.
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Flexible pricing to fit your needs

We offer four comprehensive college preparation and application packages for 12th-grade families. We’ll recommend the package that’s right for you during our initial consultation, and then we’ll work together to determine how to use your hours to help your child achieve their goals.

Success Stories

Our college counselors help high school seniors craft and submit excellent college applications.


David came to Spark Admissions with a B+ average and actively involved in his boarding school. However, he did not know where to apply or how to demonstrate his achievements.

As he entered senior year, David’s family turned to us for help showcasing his unique strengths, managing the application process, and helping him complete exceptional applications.

We understand what college admissions officers seek in applicants, and we put that knowledge to work helping David hone his personal narrative, build his leadership profile, and become a strong applicant.

What We Did

David’s Spark Admissions counselor:

  • Helped him evaluate his diverse interests and determine an intended college major;
  • Suggested ways to create a richer academic profile;
  • Helped him start a new club at his high school to develop his leadership profile;
  • Scheduled weekly check-in meetings to make consistent progress on application essays;
  • Managed application timelines and deadlines and ensured application materials were completed to perfection.

Admissions Result

David was accepted to the University of Southern California, his top-choice school, among other colleges and universities.

*Student’s name changed for privacy


Nicole was an exceptional college candidate with a strong academic track record and an accomplished resume.

Her family hired Spark Admissions to help Nicole’s full potential shine in her college essays and application materials.

What We Did

Nicole’s Spark Admissions counselor:

  • Worked with her to develop a crisp, compelling narrative in her admissions essays;
  • Helped her focus her writing to ensure it clearly, effectively communicated her key points;
  • Assisted her with brainstorming, essay development and refinement of the introspective and numerous school-specific essays required for admission to top-ranked colleges;
  • Provided guidance on all questions about and aspects of the college admissions process;
  • Managed Nicole’s application materials, timelines, and deadlines for all schools.

Admissions Result

Nicole was accepted to Harvard University, Stanford University, Yale University and Princeton University.

*Student’s name changed for privacy

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