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Consulting Packages

These packages are no longer available for the class of 2021. They will re-open in May 2021 for the class of 2022. In the meantime, please explore our comprehensive college consulting packages.

Exceptional essays are the core of outstanding college applications. The secrets to success: a clear understanding of what admissions officers seek and a narrative that stands out from the crowd.

As former admissions team members of some of the nation’s most selective colleges and universities, we know what helps students shine. We have guided hundreds of students as they gain admission to their top-choice schools.

Spark Admissions college essay consultants work with students to present themselves and their experiences in the most unique, compelling way possible. We help students develop clear stories that draw admissions offers in and demonstrate how special they are.

Common Application Essay

Fee: $4,995

Common Application Essay

Fee: $4,995

Common Application Package

Fee: $6,995

Common Application Package

Fee: $6,995

Common Application Plus 3 School Applications Package

Fee: $8,995*

Common Application Plus 3 School Applications Package

Fee: $8,995*

Common Application Plus 5 School Applications Package

Fee: $10,995*

Common Application Plus 5 School Applications Package

Fee: $10,995*

Hourly Advice

Fee: $595

Hourly Advice

Fee: $595

More 12th Grade Services

From à la carte services to comprehensive consulting, we offer a variety of packages to fit your needs.

Success Stories

We’ve guided hundreds of students through crafting flawless, authentic essays and application materials to achieve their admissions goals.

Mia*

Mia came to Spark Admissions the summer before her senior year to receive support on her college applications.

Mia had achieved strong grades and test scores while building an outstanding resume, but she struggled with how to best express the many facets of her personality and interests in a way that would truly stand out.

Spark Admissions counselors understand the crucial role essays play in the college admissions process, and we have firsthand knowledge of what admissions committees seek when evaluating top applicants.

What We Did

Mia’s Spark Admissions counselor:

  • Helped her brainstorm and outline her Common Application essay and supplemental essays, which allowed her to craft a strong, compelling narrative;
  • Guided her to showcase her personal attributes including leadership, community involvement, and her fun-loving side within her supplemental essays;
  • Provided detailed feedback on successive drafts of each essay to help her revise until every essay was truly outstanding;
  • Helped her identify her best-fit colleges based on her academic interests and career goals;
  • Worked with her to develop an early application strategy based on her objectives.

Admissions Result

Mia was accepted to Harvard University, Stanford University, Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Dartmouth College.

*Student’s name changed for privacy

Jacob*

Jacob came to Spark Admissions the summer before his senior year of high school in need of expert guidance for his college essays and applications.

He was a strong student but struggled with standardized tests, so we knew his application materials needed to be exceptional for him to gain admission to the highly selective schools on his college list.

In addition, Jacob had changed schools between his sophomore and junior years, and he needed advice about how to craft a narrative that made his college resume and transcript feel cohesive.

What We Did

Jacob’s Spark Admissions counselor:

  • Scheduled weekly meetings to help Jacob make steady progress on his application materials;
  • Provided timely, thoughtful guidance that allowed Jacob to produce high-quality essays before the academic year started so he could focused on his school work senior year;
  • Brainstormed, outlined, and edited a thoughtful essay addressing his reasons for switching high schools and how doing so gave him space to find new interests at his new school;
  • Helped Jacob weave his academic interests and accomplishments together into a compelling narrative while avoiding redundancy;
  • Managed his application materials, timelines, and deadlines for all schools.
  • Admissions Result

    Jacob earned admission to University of California—Los Angeles as well as University of Southern California, Georgia Institute of Technology, and University of Michigan.

    *Student’s name changed for privacy

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