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Meet Kristen

Independent College Applications Coach



  • College counselor with 6+ years of experience 

  • My students have been accepted to Harvard, Stanford, and more​

  • Former college counselor at CollegeVine

  • Awarded for outstanding mentorship 

  • Nationally recognized flutist ​

  • Alumnus of Carnegie Hall's 2013 National Youth Orchestra and the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra

Education ​

  • A.B. in Computational Neuroscience at Harvard

  • Received the highest score for extracurriculars on my admission file​

  • Public School from 11th-12th grade

  • Homeschooled from 2nd to 10th grade ​

Schools that accepted me​

  • Harvard, Columbia (+likely letter), Carnegie Mellon, USC, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Davis, NEC, and the Shepherd School of Music (Rice University), Barnard, University of Pacific (pre-pharmacy program)


My approach

  • Direct and honest, no sugarcoating  

  • Completely confidential 

  • Personalized and detailed feedback

  • More coming soon!

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