College Admissions Consultant & Coaching Services

"Boasting the deepest bench in the US of over 40 former top-tier college admissions officers,
Solomon Admissions Consulting is widely recognized in the marketplace as a go-to firm for high-stakes college admissions consulting."

- Selected Tier 1 By Entrepreneur Magazine

Independently Verified Client Results

The Only Firm in the Industry with College Admission Success Rates Verified by a Vault 50 Accounting Firm

Our Clients Are

5.5x

More Likely to be Accepted to Ivy Plus Schools

More Likely to be Accepted to
Ivy Plus Schools

composed of all 8 Ivy League schools plus Stanford, MIT, Duke and UChicago (based on independently verified 2021-22 acceptance rates compared to the national averages reported by the schools).

College Admissions
Consulting Services

Being accepted into a top college comes down to how you market yourself as an applicant. There are plenty of students with perfect test scores and grades, so in order to be accepted by a top university what an applicant needs is to stand out from this enormous and highly qualified crowd. All of our admission consultants are Former College Admissions Officers and they work with our college applicants to craft Strategic Positioning Narratives and personal statements that best address their unique backgrounds, interests, and how they will contribute to the college to which they apply.

Our admission consultants advise on how to best position the college application so as to match it with what each college desires to see in its students. Most importantly, our admission consultants ensure that student essays, teacher recommendation letters, activity sheets, addendums, and interviews all support this positioning strategy.

Admissions Consultants

Led by two corporate attorneys, graduates of Georgetown Law, our team of over 100 Former College Admissions Officers (the largest in the industry) provides the best team-based, strategic admissions advice. Our college admission consultants have a combined 600+ years of experience as admission officers at elite colleges and have reviewed a combined total of over 700,000+ college applications. All of our consultants have been trained to use the Solomon Methodology, ensuring that you receive the same high quality strategies, results and experience.

Verified Acceptance Rates

We care very much about trust and that is why we have had our students' acceptance results verified by the independent accounting firm, BPM Accounting. Below is a sampling of our results. Check out our results and the Independent Accountant's Report for the 2021-22 Admissions Cycle.

Our Acceptance Rates vs the National Average at Top Colleges

UNIVERSITY NATIONAL ACCEPTANCE RATE SOLOMON ACCEPTANCE RATE NUMBER OF SOLOMON APPLICANTS SOLOMON ADVANTAGE FACTOR
Columbia3.7%23.1%396.2X
Cornell7.3%40.4%475.5X
Duke6.3%37.5%326.0X
Harvard3.2%19.0%216.0X
Princeton4.4%50.0%2011.4X
Stanford3.9%18.6%434.7X
UC Berkeley11.4%49.2%594.3X
UPenn6.0%40.7%546.7X
Yale4.6%24.0%255.2X

Acceptance Letters

We are excited when we hear one of our students has been accepted to a top university. Our students send us their college acceptance letters, which are the ultimate reviews for Solomon Admissions Consulting.

Click below to see a sampling of our students' college acceptance letters from the last five admissions cycles:

College Admission Essay Guides

Each college that you apply to will require you to write one or more supplemental essays. The questions each college asks vary from school to school, so our team of Former College Admissions Officers has composed strategic tips for the supplemental essays of some of the most popular colleges in the country.

Our Services

Strategic Positioning Consulting

Elite colleges look for angular applicants who are hyper-focused on an academic niche. We will help you to select the most advantageous academic niche to showcase your intellectual vitality.

Personal Statement Assistance

Personal statements must be memorable. We’ll help you to avoid writing a cliché personal statement and guide you on how to craft a personal statement that is both powerful and compelling.

Supplemental Essays Assistance

Elite colleges often view supplemental essays as being more important than the main personal statement. Our consultants will show you what each top school looks for in the supplemental essays.

Extracurricular Activities
Consulting

Not all extracurricular activities are created equal. Our consultants will advise you on which activities will add the most value to your application and accentuate the angularity and intellectual vitality that top colleges seek.

Letters of
Recommendation

Great recommendation letters support your application narrative and comment on your love of learning. We’ll advise you on who to select as your recommenders to provide the strongest level of application support.

Combined BS/MD Medical Program Advising

Combined BS/MD programs look for the same qualities that top allopathic medical schools look for. Our team of former Medical School Admissions Officers will help set you apart from other aspiring doctors.
More About our BS/MD Consulting

School List Selection

One of the biggest mistakes that college applicants make is selecting the wrong Early Decision or Early Action school to apply to. We’ll help you craft a balanced school list that is a good fit with your academic goals.

Mock Interview Coaching

College admissions interviewers fill out evaluation forms on each interviewee. We’ll coach you on standing out during the interview process and earning high marks on the evaluation from your interviewer.

Our Case Studies

We’ve helped thousands of students gain admission to their dream college, and you can read some of our real-world case studies below.

Solomon Admissions Consulting Reviews

Elise Wercinski
Elise Wercinski
College Admissions Client

No Ivy League without Solomon

We had an outstanding experience with Solomon and our consultant, Eliana. She was super responsive to our needs and pushed my son to do better on his essays until it told a unique and complete story about him and his intellectual vitality. He couldn't have gotten accepted into an Ivy League school without Eliana and Solomon.

Anne Blum
Anne Blum
College Admissions Client

John Enyart is a 6-star advisor
Our advisor, John Enyart, is incredibly caring, responsive, and inspiring. We feel very fortunate to have him guiding our son's admissions journey to Princeton, Yale, MIT, Stanford, and 15 other exceptional schools. He ended up with Stanford. Thank you, John, and thank you, Solomon.

Anonymous
Anonymous
College Admissions Client

Delphine Byrd helped my Harvard dream come true
I am so grateful to Delphine Byrd for working with me tirelessly to curate my strategy and background for my Harvard Law School Junior Deferral application process. She was AMAZING and … I got in! I really couldn’t have put my best foot forward without her help and straight shooting. She is wonderful and I highly recommend. Thank you Delphine, you made my dream come true!

KJP
KJP
College Admissions Client

Excellent Resource

We are so grateful for John Birney guiding us through the world of college apps this past fall. His depth of knowledge combined with his ability to connect with our son made the process manageable and smooth. We especially appreciate all the advice we received in editing the myriad of essays.

customer
customer
College Admissions Client

Excellent experience, got me into one of my top schools
They did an excellent job of giving me advice on strategic positioning to greatly increase my odds of being accepted to top universities. Despite having a GPA that was below the average GPA for admitted students, I was still able to be accepted to Cornell University as a result of the help of the entire Solomon team and Grace who gave me excellent advice and critiques on my personal statement and supplementals.

Zirvik M.
Zirvik M.
College Admissions Client

Highest recommendation for Solomon Admissions Consulting

We had a rewarding experience with Solomon consulting and specifically with Jessica Rabalais, my son's admission consultant since his junior year. Solomon was very upfront with their services and responsive to our initial questions. Jessica was outstanding--putting us at ease immediately with her specialized knowledge of the admissions process, clear communication and organized approach.

Shipra Garg
Shipra Garg
College Admissions Client

Great experience working with Samantha!
My son worked with Samantha. She provided thoughtful guidance. Samantha helped craft a strategic positioning for my son, advised in writing essays, always answered all our questions and helped with interview prep. My son got into his dream college. We are very grateful for the help Samantha and Solomon provided.

Jeffrey Gaul
Jeffrey Gaul
College Admissions Client

Dr. Turner made a difference.
Dr. Turner was incredible in every sense of the word. She was a trusted advisor who helped us navigate the complexity of the admission process. We loved working with Dr. Turner and Solomon and I am very proud that my daughter got into so many prestigious schools — including her number one choice - USC. Highly recommend.

customer
customer
College Admissions Client

Highly recommend
Highly recommend! This service was so helpful! Jessica Rabalais helped me get into my dream school, along with many other elite universities. She guided me through every step of the admissions process and made sure every part of my application was the best it could be. I didn't receive a single rejection from any of the schools she helped me with. I couldn't be happier with Solomon Admissions!

Spring S
Spring S
College Admissions Client

Fantastic experience
Charis Ralko and Solomon were fabulous.
We received honest feedback, constructive ways to help stay on top of deadlines and more importantly additional suggestions and actions we could incorporate to help her application stand out. We were able to ED2 into a top choice school and we are beyond thrilled. Mrs Ralko responded to questions and requests quickly and efficiently and guided us through the entire process... 10/10 across the board.

Elise Wercinski
Elise Wercinski
College Admissions Client

No Ivy League without Solomon

We had an outstanding experience with Solomon and our consultant, Eliana. She was super responsive to our needs and pushed my son to do better on his essays until it told a unique and complete story about him and his intellectual vitality. He couldn't have gotten accepted into an Ivy League school without Eliana and Solomon.

Anne Blum
Anne Blum
College Admissions Client

John Enyart is a 6-star advisor
Our advisor, John Enyart, is incredibly caring, responsive, and inspiring. We feel very fortunate to have him guiding our son's admissions journey to Princeton, Yale, MIT, Stanford, and 15 other exceptional schools. He ended up with Stanford. Thank you, John, and thank you, Solomon.

Anonymous
Anonymous
College Admissions Client

Delphine Byrd helped my Harvard dream come true
I am so grateful to Delphine Byrd for working with me tirelessly to curate my strategy and background for my Harvard Law School Junior Deferral application process. She was AMAZING and … I got in! I really couldn’t have put my best foot forward without her help and straight shooting. She is wonderful and I highly recommend. Thank you Delphine, you made my dream come true!

KJP
KJP
College Admissions Client

Excellent Resource

We are so grateful for John Birney guiding us through the world of college apps this past fall. His depth of knowledge combined with his ability to connect with our son made the process manageable and smooth. We especially appreciate all the advice we received in editing the myriad of essays.

customer
customer
College Admissions Client

Excellent experience, got me into one of my top schools
They did an excellent job of giving me advice on strategic positioning to greatly increase my odds of being accepted to top universities. Despite having a GPA that was below the average GPA for admitted students, I was still able to be accepted to Cornell University as a result of the help of the entire Solomon team and Grace who gave me excellent advice and critiques on my personal statement and supplementals.

Zirvik M.
Zirvik M.
College Admissions Client

Highest recommendation for Solomon Admissions Consulting

We had a rewarding experience with Solomon consulting and specifically with Jessica Rabalais, my son's admission consultant since his junior year. Solomon was very upfront with their services and responsive to our initial questions. Jessica was outstanding--putting us at ease immediately with her specialized knowledge of the admissions process, clear communication and organized approach.

Shipra Garg
Shipra Garg
College Admissions Client

Great experience working with Samantha!
My son worked with Samantha. She provided thoughtful guidance. Samantha helped craft a strategic positioning for my son, advised in writing essays, always answered all our questions and helped with interview prep. My son got into his dream college. We are very grateful for the help Samantha and Solomon provided.

Jeffrey Gaul
Jeffrey Gaul
College Admissions Client

Dr. Turner made a difference.
Dr. Turner was incredible in every sense of the word. She was a trusted advisor who helped us navigate the complexity of the admission process. We loved working with Dr. Turner and Solomon and I am very proud that my daughter got into so many prestigious schools — including her number one choice - USC. Highly recommend.

customer
customer
College Admissions Client

Highly recommend
Highly recommend! This service was so helpful! Jessica Rabalais helped me get into my dream school, along with many other elite universities. She guided me through every step of the admissions process and made sure every part of my application was the best it could be. I didn't receive a single rejection from any of the schools she helped me with. I couldn't be happier with Solomon Admissions!

Spring S
Spring S
College Admissions Client

Fantastic experience
Charis Ralko and Solomon were fabulous.
We received honest feedback, constructive ways to help stay on top of deadlines and more importantly additional suggestions and actions we could incorporate to help her application stand out. We were able to ED2 into a top choice school and we are beyond thrilled. Mrs Ralko responded to questions and requests quickly and efficiently and guided us through the entire process... 10/10 across the board.

Why Choose Solomon Admissions Consulting?

Solomon Admissions Consulting is the largest college admissions consulting firm in the country, with over 150 consultants and hundreds of years of combined experience. Our approach has ensured that, despite our size, we are able to offer personalized and individual attention to each client. Here are some additional reasons you should consider Solomon Admissions Consulting:

One-on-One
Consulting

We offer several types of One-on-One consulting admissions packages to best meet the needs of our clients:

  • College Application Packages
  • Freshman, Sophomore, Junior Packages
  • Middle School Packages
  • Transfer Applicant Packages
  • Medical School Admission Packages

If you would like a customized package please give us a call or to find out more, click on the link below.

Client
Case Studies

Client Case Studies

Solomon Admissions Consulting has helped thousands of clients gain admission to their dream college. All of our consultants use the Solomon Methodology, a strategic approach to admissions consulting that maximizes two important ratings used by top 20 colleges: intellectual vitality and extracurricular.

So what exactly do our admissions consultants do to achieve client success rates that are quadruple to quintuple the national average acceptance rates? View our client case studies below to find out.

Watch our Admissions Webinars

Many of our clients ask us what Ivy League and other elite colleges like Stanford and MIT look for in applicants. Being admitted to the most prestigious colleges is becoming more and more difficult every year. Admission rates at these highly competitive colleges have collapsed by an average of 50% over the past decade.

Watch the webinars to learn how to navigate the Ivy League and elite college admissions process, position your application and how to market your candidacy.

Many of our clients ask us what Ivy League and other elite colleges like Stanford and MIT look for in applicants. Being admitted to the most prestigious colleges is becoming more and more difficult every year. Admission rates at these top colleges have collapsed by an average of 50% over the past decade.

Watch the webinars to learn how to navigate the Ivy League and elite college admissions process, position your application and how to market your candidacy.

Guaranteed Research Opportunities

The Solomon Research Scholars Program offers guaranteed research opportunities to high school students to increase their intellectual vitality rating. Students will work one-on-one with PhD students and candidates at top universities, in fields ranging from the natural sciences to engineering to the humanities, to write a 15 page research paper that will increase their college admission odds.

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