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Admissions Consultants

Admissions Consultants is a Vienna, Virginia-based college admissions firm. It was established in 1996 by David Petersam to assist with admissions at top U.S. universities. Admissions Consultants offers assistance for undergraduate admissions, graduate admissions, MBA programs, law school, Medical admissions, and medical residency admissions. It offers hourly rate plans and fixed-fee application packages to meet the needs of interested parties.

About Company

Admissions Consultants is a difficult organization to assess because little information is provided on the website. In particular, the name of the company’s founder and the name of its admissions consultants are not listed on the website. However, a detailed description of its services and pricing is provided. It says it matches its diverse team of consultants with new clients, based on mutual interest. It offers a single application package, a three-college application package, a five-college application package, a seven-college application package, a ten-college application package, and an ultimate assistance package. These packages offer traditional college admissions services, including letter of recommendation guidance, school selection, essay writing help, and other application assistance.


Further, it offers a la carte services, such as admissions interviews assistance, fixed-fee waitlist, rejection analysis, and other services. They do not provide test prep services, but the company’s website provides a link to test prep resources available online. It claims to offer a free assessment with new clients to design an academic path.

Admissions Consultants Score

Admissions Consultants Review

It receives an average score of 3 in web presence (Google fourth-page organic ranking). It receives a 1 in reputation with no verified third-party reviews. It receives a 2 in results with no data regarding outcomes. It garners a 1 in quality of the team with only 1 former college admissions officer. It receives a 1 in the size of the team as the size of the team is unknown. It receives a poor score of 1 in combined institutional knowledge with only one year of industry experience. It receives a 5 as an educational influencer with 1140 Twitter followers and 4390 YouTube subscribers. Overall, it receives an average score of 2 across all categories.

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