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College Starpoint Services

Expertise. Honesty. Ingenuity.

Please schedule a complimentary phone call to discuss the comprehensive package plans, advising process, availability, and pricing.



Expert Guidance

  • Coaching services are available 1-on-1 with students in grades 9-12 

  • All services are virtual

  • Discovery Program  - specifically designed for 9th and 10th grade students, covering a variety of topics (see curriculum map below).

    • 4 individual consultations each academic year​

    • Access to CounselMore (college prep software)

  • College Prep Advisory Program - a unique college coaching system designed by Anya Ilkys for advising 11th and 12th grade students through their college admissions journey, which includes:

    • 15 individual consultations​

    • 3 group workshops

    • Access to CounselMore (college prep software)

    • All work associated with college readiness and the admissions process

    • See curriculum map below

  • All services include ongoing educational coaching with topics covering:

    • Choosing and strategizing on high school curriculum and helping with class selection

    • Advising on extracurricular activities, such as sports, passion projects, volunteer experiences, summer involvement opportunities, internships, and work

    • Help choosing a possible college academic focus and future career exploration 

    • Creating a customized, balanced college list based on student's academic and social preferences

    • Setting the student's individual timeline for the college application process

    • Administering mock interviews and preparing the student for in-person or virtual interviews

    • Developing a Standardized Test strategy

    • Guiding the student through the recommendation letter process

    • Helping navigate and prepare admissions applications while adhering to deadlines and specific requirements

    • Editing college essays and supplemental personal statements

    • Creating a resume and advising on social media platforms, including LinkedIn

    • Preparing the student for college tours

    • Strategizing on deferral and wait-list admission decisions

    • Preparing for the Welcome Day at the desired institution

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Informed Decision Marking


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  • Coaching services offered individually for parents and students on topics covering:

    • Evaluating need-based financial aid eligibility

    • Identifying and maximizing opportunities for scholarshi

    • Explaining and guiding the financial aid application process (FAFSA and CSS Profile)

    • Analyzing and comparing financial aid offers

    • Guiding through an outside scholarship search

    • Identifying professional judgement opportunities 

    • Helping negotiate and maximize financial aid and scholarships

    • Helping with financial appeal letters

    • Supporting through the final enrollment decision

    • Creating college budget and spending plans

    • Evaluating educational loan recommendations

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Customizable Service Options

College Document Review

Includes in-depth analysis of the following:

  • College essay (main Common App essay); OR​

  • Up to 3 supplemental essays (college specific); OR

  • Full Common Application review; OR

  • Resume and one supplemental essay

  • You will receive a written report with feedback and recommendations 

  • One hour consultation to go over feedback and address any other outstanding questions related to the college application process at a discounted rate

  • Turn around time: 1 week


College List Help

Includes the following:

  • 2 online consultations with Anya Ilkys

  • Review of student's profile, preferences, and college list

  • In-depth assessment of current choices

  • Research of safety, target, and reach schools

  • Presentation of a new, well-balanced college list with info

  • A final consultation to go through the new list and Q&A

  • Turn around time: 2 weeks

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