Gaurav K, Parent, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Virginia), said:

“Google showed plenty of advisors, who burnished their resume as Ivy admissions officers in the past, offering packages worth $25,000 or $40,000 for admission counseling. We interviewed 5 to 6 Ivy League counselors. They all sounded similar, pre-packaged and canned. It never clicked. Part of it was the high brow attitude, part of it was lack of depth in guidance, part of it was pushing packages. Then we hit upon College Zoom. It was a West Coast outfit and to be honest I was reluctant if they would be able to assist us with our East Coast college list. However, when we spoke with David, I was simply blown away.”


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“Both Warren and I still can’t believe it. He is going to UC Berkeley, his dream school, while students at his high school who had better grades, including those who even attended UC Berkeley’s summer college with him and had higher grades, got declined or wait-listed.”

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