One-on-One Chicago College Admissions Consultants

Quad Education’s Chicago admissions consultants are dedicated to your success! Our Windy City experts will blow you away with their invaluable insider knowledge, stellar strategies, and winning formula to get you into the nation’s most elite colleges! Covering everything from crafting exceptional essays to excelling in interviews and securing those coveted scholarships, we’ll be your steadfast guides and biggest supporters throughout your post-secondary journey!
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One-on-One Chicago College Admissions Consultants

Getting Into Your Dream College Is Easier Than You Think

96%
Success Rate
7x
Higher Acceptance Rates
15+
Years Of Experience

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Meet Some of Our Exceptional College Counselors

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Josef
Admissions Counselor - Harvard University
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Harley
Admissions Counselor - Yale University
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Brittney
Admissions Counselor - Harvard University & UC Berkeley
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Tori
Admissions Counselor - University of Cambridge
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Jay
Admissions Counselor - Oxford University
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Alec
Admissions Counselor - Stanford University and Rice University
Our Team

Beginning-to-End Support From Our Expert Chicago College Admissions Consultants

Pre-application support

Application Readiness

Create a list of top colleges
Determine valuable extracurriculars
Identify and support recommenders
Craft a unique application story
Standardized test prep
Develop an effective application plan
Application writing and editing

Application Building

Common Application guidance
Outstanding personal statements
Powerful supplemental essays
Comprehensive application refinement
Interview prep

Interview Preparation and Scholarship Support

Interview simulations
Common interview question prep
Tailored approaches for each school
Determine best-fit scholarships
Thorough revision of scholarship applications

Our Step-By-Step Method

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1. Determine Best-Fit Schools

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2. Develop a Distinct Narrative

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3. Draft Common Application

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4. Refine And Revise

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5. School-Specific Interview Prep

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6. Explore and Apply For Scholarships

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7. Receive acceptance letters!

Join the Ranks of Students From These Chicago High Schools Whose Dreams Have Become a Reality

  • Brooks College Prep Academy High School
  • Francis W. Parker School
  • Hancock College Preparatory High School
  • Hubbard High School
  • Jones College Prep High School
  • Kennedy High School
  • Lake Forest Academy
  • Lake View High School
  • Lindblom Math and Science Academy
  • Lincoln Park High School
  • Mather High School
  • Morgan Park High School
  • North-Grand High School
  • Northside College Preparatory High School
  • Ogden Int High School
  • Senn High School
  • Taft High School
  • Walter Henri Dyett High School for the Arts
  • Westinghouse High School
  • Whitney M. Young Magnet High School
Join the Ranks of Students From These Chicago High Schools Whose Dreams Have Become a Reality
Our Acceptance Rates
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Our Acceptance Rates

Our track record speaks volumes: we've cracked the code to admissions, and we’re eager to help you become another one of our success stories! Here’s just a glimpse of what Quad Education’s college admissions consulting services for Chicago’s residents offer:

  • UChicago: Quad students have a 44% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 5.4% (8.1x)
  • Harvard University: Quad students have a 23% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 3.4% (6.7x more!)
  • Yale University: Quad students have a 26% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 4.4% (6x more!)
  • Princeton University: Quad students have a 29% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 5.8% (5.1x more!)
  • Stanford University: Quad students have a 24.5% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 4% (6.1x more!)
  • Cornell University: Quad students have a 59% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 7% (8.4x more!) 
  • Duke University: Quad students have a 44% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 6% (7.3x more!)
  • Northwestern University: Quad students have a 59% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 7% (8.4x more!)
  • Columbia University: Quad students have a 28.7% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 3.9% (7.4x more!)
  • University of Pennsylvania: Quad students have a 39% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 4.1% (9.5x more!)
  • New York University: Quad students have a 69% acceptance rate compared to the national average of 8% (8.6x more!)

Transforming Chicagoans Into Champions

Our Chicago college advisors can help steer you in any direction, whether you're aiming for the big leagues like Harvard or considering smaller gems like Caltech. We've supported students from all around Chicago in accomplishing their college aspirations, including those from: Barrington Hills, Bucktown, Edison Park, Evanston, Forest Glen, the Gold Coast, Hawthorn Woods, Highland Park, Hinsdale, Hyde Park, Inverness, Kenilworth, Lake Forest, Lakeshore East, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Long Grove, Naperville, the Near North, New East Side, North Center, Oak Brook, Oak Park, Old Town, River North, Streeterville, Uptown, West Loop, Wilmette, Winnetka, and others!

Transforming Chicagoans Into Champions

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FAQ's

How Can Quad Get Me Into the Top Colleges In the Nation?

Our consultants work closely with you to understand your unique strengths, goals, and aspirations, allowing us to tailor a comprehensive plan that showcases your qualifications and distinguishes you in the competitive application process. We provide targeted support in crafting exceptional essays, mastering interviews, and identifying scholarship opportunities. With our deep knowledge of admissions committees' preferences and extensive experience, we've consistently helped students gain acceptance to prestigious institutions. Your success story can be the next one in our portfolio!

What Makes Your Advisors Unique?

What truly distinguishes our Chicago admissions experts is their multifaceted approach. They seamlessly transition between roles—serving as mentors, tutors, cheerleaders, and even friends. They don't just guide you; they make your success their mission. Our consultants celebrate every victory, big or small, with you. And when the stress, nerves, and anxiety set in, they stand by your side, providing unwavering support and reassurance throughout your college journey!

How Do I Choose the Right Counselor for Me?

Choosing the right Chicago college consultant for your needs is a crucial step in your journey. At Quad Education, we take the guesswork out of this process. After your initial 30-minute consultation, we diligently assess your unique goals, preferences, and requirements. With this valuable information, we do the legwork to identify the counselors from our exceptional team who align best with your needs. We aim to ensure a personalized and effective partnership!

Comprehensive Services For Chicago College Applicants

We provide thorough application support every step of the way.

Getting a Head Start on College Profile Development

Get ahead of the competition before you even consider submitting your college applications. Our Chicago college consultants are dedicated to helping you build a standout profile through comprehensive early academic guidance, meticulous extracurricular planning, and strategic test preparation strategies.

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