College Admission Assistance

Quest Exchange provides high school and college admissions counseling to students who intend to continue their higher education in the U.S.

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International students face a unique challenge when applying to colleges in the U.S. due to the fact that they are new to the American school system. Established universities seek well-rounded applicants with high grades, diverse interests, specific skills, and strong community ties; international students often struggle to demonstrate these qualifications.

We provide a wide range of services for students who wish to apply to universities in the United States. These services focus on translating each student’s abilities, experiences, and interests into a strong university application. Quest knows the latest trends and developments in the U.S. college admissions industry and understand what qualities admissions officers are looking for. We understand the complex intricacies of the university application process, and our services ensure that participants are admitted to the universities that match their skill level, interests, and long-term career goals.

Basic College Admissions Editing Assistance (Common App or UC Application) – Program Includes up to 6 hours
  • Assessment of student goals; review the various degree programs In depth consultation to brainstorm and formulate personal statement stories
  • Orientation to discuss time management in the college application process
  • Personal statements review and editing for the Common Application or University of California application (or another similar state university application system). This package does not include reviewing or editing any supplemental essays.
  • Review of Application prior to submitting
 Premium College Counseling and Admission Essays Editing Assistance (10 schools)
  • Assessment of student goals; review the various degree programs In depth consultation to brainstorm and formulate personal statement stories
  • College application and admissions offices expectations, student schedule for applications deadlines
  • Orientation to discuss time management in the college application process
  • Personal statements and admissions essays review and editing -10 schools (each Common App school supplement count as one school; each state university application system, such as the UC application or CSU will also count as one school)
  • Counseling relevant to selecting a realistic list of colleges, identify available colleges that offer the desired field of study
  • Building a college resume, presenting yourself
  • Overview of necessary coursework, A-G Requirements for students applying to the UC System
  • Discussion regarding requirements and timeline for standardized testing, SAT, ACT, SATII, TOEFL
  • Review of Applications prior to submitting
  • Mock interviews
  • Coaching on techniques for successful college interviews
  • Post-acceptance interview to help student decide on the final school selection
  • Advice on extracurricular activities, arts, sports, jobs, community service

Requirements

Students should:
  • Show an acceptable level of English proficiency
  • Have high school transcripts with no less than a C in any subject.
  • Submit full transcripts, official standardized test scores, and a student resume
  • Undergo a Skype interview prior to program acceptance

Learn about our other Academic Services – Elite Service I & II and SAT Test Prep I & II