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End-to-End Undergraduate Application Consultation Service

From analysing your profile, finding your best-fit colleges and preparing your application strategy to editing your essays, preparing you for interviews and identifying scholarships, our experienced counsellors have you covered every step of the way.

Our experts review data points and guide you through school requirements and processes while managing your entire application to ensure you put your best foot forward.

Frequently asked questions:

What services are included in the package?

  • Profile analysis and building
  • Personalised best-fit college list
  • Application strategy and form filling
  • Essay editing
  • Interview prep
  • Resume creation
  • Letters of recommendation, financial aid, scholarship and financial document guidance

How will this work?
Once you sign up, you will be assigned an experienced lead consultant. This expert will be your main point of contact during the whole application process. You will also be assigned a content specialist who will work with you to brainstorm ideas and finalise your essay. They will also work with our dedicated essay editors to give you comprehensive feedback. Apart from this, The Red Pen’s resume specialists and letters of recommendation strategists will provide guidance on these specific components.

For what grade is this service suitable?
This package is ideal for students in grades 11 and 12 who plan on applying for undergraduate studies. Students who have taken a gap year or want to transfer to another institution can also benefit from this service.

Is there any limit to the number of consultation hours? Is there an additional fee for extra hours?
Under this comprehensive service, there is no fixed number of consultation hours/sessions and no additional fee for any consultant’s time. Our consultants will be with you from the time you sign up until you submit your application. They will, however, create a customised roadmap for you that will indicate check-in points.

Do you have a fixed number of essay reviews?
No. You will receive unlimited detailed feedback and edits for each draft.

To which countries can I apply?
We help students apply to countries across the globe including the US, UK, Canada, India, Singapore and Hong Kong. We also help with applications to other European countries.

Do you help with all application platforms?
We help students apply through the Common App, Coalition App, University of California App, UCAS, OUAC and all other individual university application platforms.

Do you help with demonstrated interest?
Yes, we will advise you on how you can show demonstrated interest to colleges that consider it. From attending university information sessions to engaging with alumni, our consultants will advise you on how to prove to admissions officers that you are passionate about attending their institution.