College admissions can be challenging. Competition is fierce; acceptance rates are less than ten percent at some prestigious schools.  More than ever, it is crucial to stand out from the crowd. You need useful information, thoughtful advice, and time-proven strategies to reach your college admission goals.  You need Cerebrum.

We offer a comprehensive array of college planning services. They range from full admissions guidance to targeted help with a particular part of the process. You will work with experienced counselors to craft a winning college application package that shines a light on who you are and what you have accomplished.

Our knowledgeable staff is equipped to help you with each step of the application process, including:

  • Strategizing standardized tests based on your target schools and intended major
  • Researching best-fit schools and developing a personalized college list
  • Selecting a major
  • Creating a college-admission action plan and schedule
  • Building an impressive college resume by selecting classes and extracurricular activities
  • Completing the Common App, University of California application, and private college applications
  • Writing the personal statement and supplemental application essays
  • Securing letters of recommendation
  • Preparing for college interviews
  • Completing the FAFSA and applying for scholarships