There is a reason why Spark Admissions is the highest-rated admissions consulting firm in the country—the depth of talent on our team. All of our admissions consultants are seasoned admissions professionals, who are experts in guiding and coaching students to reach their goals. Quite simply, we are caring, dynamic, and thoughtful.
While each student works with one particular consultant, our clients benefit from our team’s collective knowledge and experience and our proven admissions methodology. We are here to build strong relationships with students and families and provide personalized, in-depth support throughout this process.
We’ve served on the admissions committees of some of the nation’s most selective schools and guided hundreds of students through crafting exceptional, authentic applications.
We know what it takes for students to earn admission to their top-choice colleges, universities and private schools—and we’re passionate about the role we play in helping them succeed.
Dr. Rachel Rubin is one of the world’s foremost experts on college admissions and author of the groundbreaking Harvard University study on how elite U.S. colleges and universities make admissions decisions.Read More
Rachel Blankstein is an esteemed admissions expert. She is regularly lauded for how her analytic and strategic skills couple with her ability to help students feel comfortable and confident in the admissions process.Read More
A veteran college admissions consultant, Dr. Meggan Arp Dillard has over a decade of experience guiding students through the admissions process. She pairs her extensive knowledge of the procedures involved with her in-depth awareness of what competitive colleges are seeking in their applicants to help students gain acceptance to their top-choice schools.Read More
An experienced college counselor, Connor Beatty has a deep-seated understanding of the nuances that set students apart, particularly in Ivy League admissions.Read More
Dr. Lindsay Cohen is a veteran college admissions counselor who applies a deep understanding of how colleges assess applicants to help students find their best fit.Read More
As a former admissions professional and college writing professor, Dr. Joseph Fisher guides students through academic planning, crafting stellar college admissions essays, and preparing for college interviews.Read More
Dr. Rachel Knecht is a veteran admissions consultant. She is an expert in helping students transform their experiences and interests into stand-out applications that gain them acceptance to their best-fit colleges, universities and private schools.Read More
Dr. Malak enjoys helping students cultivate their college application materials. She supports their academic and extracurricular development through higher education research.Read More
As a former admissions professional and college writing professor, Dr. Matt Newman creatively and energetically guides students through academic planning, crafting vibrant essays, and preparing for college interviews.Read More
Dr. Oxner is invested in helping students understand the intricate details of the admission process so they can find the colleges and universities best suited to their interests and talents.Read More
Dr. Taylor Papallo-Wall taps his writing experience and admissions expertise to help students develop strategic high school plans and perfect their college admissions essays.Read More
Dr. Megan Race is a veteran admissions consultant who draws on her background working in undergraduate and graduate admissions at the University of Chicago and Yale University to help students tell their stories in a unique and meaningful way during the college admissions process.Read More
As a veteran college admissions consultant, Dr. Rickard Rebellino has over a decade of experience helping guide students in the college admissions process. She pairs her extensive knowledge of the college admissions process with her expertise as a writing coach to guide students in the development of outstanding college applications, helping them to gain acceptance to their top-choice schools.Read More
A seasoned college admissions consultant, Kirsten Smith has a decade of experience helping students gain admission to their top-choice colleges. She pairs her extensive knowledge of the college admissions process with her exceptional writing skills to guide students in the creation of outstanding college applications.Read More
Dr. Kelly Whitford is an experienced admissions counselor who relies on her deep writing expertise and extensive background in higher education to help students craft outstanding personal narratives and college applications.Read More
A seasoned college admissions consultant, Jami Williams has more than a decade of experience helping students gain admission to their top-choice colleges. She pairs her extensive knowledge of the college admissions process with her exceptional writing skills to guide students in the creation of outstanding college applications.Read More
Contact us to learn more about our admissions consulting services.