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College Admissions Consulting


"I highly recommend Pittsburgh Prep's college essay guidance services...The essay guidance is a wonderful exercise for your child to work through in many ways. Our daughter has taken the SAT Prep course with Pittsburgh Prep as well. Both experiences have been great and very, very helpful. Excellence all the way around from the staff from communication, to knowledge, to helpfulness and making it a fun and an overall invaluable experience."

Program Highlights

  • Profoundly understand self through powerful reflective practice sessions guided by Pittsburgh Prep's expert admissions consultants

  • Establish up-to-date overview of the admissions landscape prior to start of college admissions journey

  • Build a solid college list in alignment with holistic success in college, and feel confident about future career paths

  • Create a uniquely-tailored, strategic application plan based on academic data and personal ambitions

  • Craft well-edited college essays with authenticity, meaning, and depth

  • Prepare for college by gaining insight into reach, target & likely institutions, determining the unique value of self on campus

  • Legendary student support at Pittsburgh Prep - we are here 24/7 for our students at every turn

Our Commitment to Excellence

Our entire team will be dedicated from Day One throughout the entire journey.


"I am very happy to let you know that Joey has decided to go CMU to study Computer Science. He received several offers from other schools...but he finally chose CMU...I really appreciate all the work you have done to prepare for Joey's college applications including SAT exam, all the essays, and all the advice and guidance you have given him during the process! I am glad to choose Pittsburg Prep and thank you all for your dedicated work with Joey. I will soon reach out for my younger son as he will be junior this fall!"

College Consulting Complete

We very limited seats open for enrollment for the 2022-2023 admission cycle. Do inquire today.


Weekly College Application Guidance for Rising Seniors

  • Wide, targeted college research

  • FAFSA and CSS Profile completion support

  • Activities list and extracurricular development optimization

  • Strong resume building and finalization

  • Scholarship search advising

  • Meet weekly from June until March for a total of 25 Admissions hours and 25 Essay hours

  • One main essay and up to 8 supplementary essays composition and finalization

  • Unique and compelling Personal Narrative essay Coaching

  • Deep reflective practice aligned to college essay

  • College deadline mapping

  • Full access to suite of college application software

Note: Initial zoom meeting required before enrollment

Monthly College Readiness Guidance for Grades 9th, 10th and 11th Levels

  • Prep Early, Apply Early: Find your authentic voice, direction in major and career, build resume and strengthen transcripts to be college ready

  • Expert Mentorship: Be mentored by experts 9th through 11th grade for course selection, extra curriculars, summer activities, research, volunteering, and career & college exploration.

  • Teamwork makes the Dreamwork: 9th & 10th-graders meet quarterly with an expert counselor whereas 11th graders meet monthly.

  • Financial Incentive: Full 10% discount in all Pittsburgh Prep educational services including test prep and academic tutoring

Note: Initial zoom meeting required before enrollment

College Consulting Complete
Launchpad + Trailblazer
All Inclusive Package

All Inclusive A to Z Program for All Grades

Cost $9900

Payment Plan Option Available


Main Plus Eight
Essay Composition Guidance

Find Your Brand & Compose Your Best Personal Narrative Essay plus Eight Supplementary Essays

  • 1 Powerful Main Essay: Ideate, outline, edit and compose the very best personal narrative essay to align with all aspects of the application

  • 8 Supplementary Essays Guidance: Create unique, stand-out narratives for up to eight (8) supplementary essays

  • Teamwork: Work with Pittsburgh Prep's team of expert professionals with over 15 years of experience

  • Deep reflective practice aligned to college essay

  • Full access to suite of college application software

  • Meet weekly from June until January for a total of 25 Essay hours

  • Cost: $4500

College Essay Bootcamp:
Main Essay +One!

A one-week intensive to create your absolute best college entrance essay.

Location Dates & Times Tuition
North Hills Campus
8301 Perry Highway
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
7/24/23 - 7/28/23
(9:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Each package entails work with our entire team of dedicated professionals.

Contact Us at to learn more about our college admissions consulting packages today!

"I was most surprised by just the amount of work Pittsburgh Prep specifically...put into me, myself, and my family. I could never imagine that someone...would help me in this way ... I’m deeply thankful. I’m going to an amazing school now, and I really, really, really couldn’t have done it without you."

Our College Admissions Team

Sunghoon Kim

College Admissions Consultant
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Terri Koprivnikar

College Admissions Consultant
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Cora Palfy

Essay Specialist

Pittsburgh Prep and staff abide by IECA’s Principles of Good Practice and NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practices

Colleges Visited

Our college counselors routinely visit colleges either virtually or in-person to continue to expand their knowledge of the full diversity of higher education options for our clients. This list is updated in real-time as a member of our team visits a new campus.

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