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95% Acceptance Rate Into Top Three Choices

Your child is a unicorn. Unicorns know how to stand out from the crowd.

College Shortcuts is results driven and can help your unicorn shine during the college admissions process.

What does this mean? It means that when your child sends in their application, it won’t land at the bottom of some slush pile in the back office, because…

95% of our students get accepted into at least 1 of their top 3 dream schools!

Like Michael here.

Michael was one of our best clients. He was self-driven, dedicated, and passionate! Together we wrote incredible essays about his passion for pre-med. He was willing to listen and learn as we went through the process. And he did his homework.

Michael knew that the only “SHORTCUT” we offer is honing the admissions process.

It does not mean:

  • Hacking through the necessary work
  • Slacking off, thinking that we do all the work for them
  • We suggest life is full of shortcuts

It does mean that we provide a road map for families that have no idea what the application process requires to get their child into their favorite school!

We understand that your child is a unicorn in the sea of applications. Does your dream school know it?

The application process seems unfair to many who:

  • Don’t know the process
  • Get good scores, but are still not accepted
  • Don’t go through the college process in the U.S.

Many families struggle with:

  • Essay writing for admissions
  • Lack of connections to their school of choice
  • How to pitch their child in a unique way

We excel at taking on your struggles and alleviating your stress throughout the entire admissions process.

LET US HELP!

How do we make sure your child doesn’t get lost among so many other college hopefuls?

We pair them with college consultants who can help add just the right amount of glitter and shine to their applications. This makes it so admissions officers can't wait to accept them to their university!

Families that work with College Shortcuts, watch their child:

  • Present better
  • Develop more confidence
  • Stand out with their unique projects and great essays

Holding that acceptance letter in hand is powerful, and we want your unicorn jumping for joy!

Get college consulting in the comfort of your pajamas.

Yes, you read that right. At College Shortcuts, we pull experts from all over the United States. We train them in our College Shortcuts rigorous training program. We pair your child with team members that give 1-on-1 video support, and these experts guide your student every step of the way.

By having this superior team around your unicorn, they are able to gallop through the admissions process with ease and comfort. Even in their pj’s!

7th-11th Mentorship


In a world that is constantly changing, there is one thing that never changes: mentorship. The right mentor can change the trajectory of your life. Our yearly mentorship program pairs your unicorn with someone close to their age so they have someone to help plan out their life vision.

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Test Prep Consulting


Your unicorn rocks at school, but when it comes to test taking, they may experience anxiety that affects their scores. Imagine your child with a nerd who happens to be hip, cool, and charismatic (so your child will actually listen to them!) and who happens to have scored in the 99th percentile in the SAT/ACT. This nerd will guide them on the path to a great score. Our team is trained in helping your unicorn achieve their full potential score.

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11th-12th Application Consulting


It’s tough when your unicorn is staring at a blank cursor, trying to write their entire life story in 500 words. College Shortcuts pairs your unicorn with wordsmiths that will keep admissions officers glued to each word. We also assist in resume writing, letters of recommendations…and so much more.

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FREE Download: College Shortcuts NEW Guide to Scholarships

Did you know there are companies and organizations that want to give your unicorn $$ for being extraordinary? Find out more with our College Shortcuts easy-to-click Scholarship Guide to access $10 million dollars of scholarships for your unicorn. Yes, they are waiting for you.

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Watch Neha Gupta's Latest Speech at UCLA to hundreds of teens on the admissions process. See how she brings these unicorns to life!

What are you and your unicorn waiting for?

Our college experts will help your unicorn buck the crowds and race with the winners on the fast track. Here, like the other 95% of our students, they can secure their spot at one of the three schools of their dreams — all with the ease and comfort from your home. We can't wait to talk with you!

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College Shortcuts is a leading college and graduate school admissions consulting firm that has helped tens of thousands of students achieve their academic dreams.