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Crimson Education's dedication to transform the education landscape by providing comprehensive, individualised, expert support to every student has resonated in reviews that see almost every student and family provide perfect score reviews. Hear what students have to say about working with Crimson.
“My Crimson team lifted my confidence during a hard Year 12. They told me I stood a good chance of getting into a school like Duke, and it was a really amazing feeling to have that support." ★★★★★
“My parents kept me going and my Crimson advisors not only knew everything about the process but really put in the time and encouraged me every step of the way. I was really lucky.” ★★★★★
“One of the most important elements Crimson helped me with was my extracurriculars. Crimson helped me choose which activities were most important to highlight at the top of my list.” ★★★★★
“I had no idea how to get the whole process started and Crimson was great when it came to helping me leverage my sporting and academic credentials and shaping a dialogue with the coaches.” ★★★★★
“My mentors were so friendly and helped me submit an application that I would never have been able to do on my own. Crimson opened up so many doors for me." ★★★★★
“I know Crimson have the information and their tutors and mentors are the best. But the fact that they get so invested, that they give you such peace of mind — that was just incredible.” ★★★★★
Allie B. Duke University Class of 2023
Chris Z. University of Pennsylvania Class of 2023
Jessica C. University of Oxford Class of 2021
Annie L. University of Chicago Class of 2023
Bluebelle C. Yale University Class of 2024
Ryan C. Columbia University Class of 2021
Sarah G. University of St Andrews Class of 2022
Nathan H. University of Pennsylvania Class of 2021
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I signed up for Crimson’s Model UN tour and as part of the tour, we visited Yale. That’s when I fell in love with Yale’s campus, I was pretty sure I was dreaming.” ★★★★★
“When I first started this process I had no idea I would be accepted to Harvard and to Oxford. Crimson helped me with both my US and UK applications. There was nothing they did not know.” ★★★★★
“Thanks to Crimson, in my actual SAT I got a perfect score in writing and math, missing only a couple of questions in reading. My tutor was amazing, she helped me so much." ★★★★★
“My essay mentor helped me come up with great ideas to write about. The fact that he had gone through the process himself was really helpful when applying to an Ivy League." ★★★★★
“I think [I was accepted] because of how I performed in the interviews. My Crimson interview mentor prepped me on how to answer questions creatively and follow strategic thinking pathways." ★★★★★
“My consultant Dylan was an incredible help — not just regarding the advice he gave for my common application. He’s at Princeton, and is studying the same things I plan on studying." ★★★★★
“I was drafted as a rugby athlete to UC Berkeley, so I would have been on the rugby program there if I hadn't accepted my offer to Brown. None of this would have been possible without Crimson." ★★★★★
“Crimson supported me in making every part of my application as good as it could be. It was their engagement that made those acceptances all that more special.” ★★★★★
“Crimson made me realise that there was another avenue I could take, one that would offer a world of opportunities. That is what UChicago is for me, and I would not be here without Crimson.” ★★★★★
“Working with Crimson gifted me so many opportunities I would not have had otherwise. They provided me with the most incredible tutors and mentors I could not have found elsewhere.” ★★★★★
“My strategist looked at my academic strengths and weaknesses, extracurriculars and more. Then, my entire Crimson team came together to help me build the best application possible." ★★★★★
“Crimson’s support was fundamental to my acceptance to such a competitive university. I am at Stanford because of the support of my Crimson team, and for that I am so grateful.” ★★★★★
“I would recommend Crimson to any student who has ambitious goals and a hard-working mindset. Crimson knows exactly how to help you build the strongest application possible.” ★★★★★
“I feel that Crimson was like the lighthouse for me when I was completely lost, it showed me directions and gave me hope and confidence. Crimson was that light that guided me out of darkness.” ★★★★★
“I am so immensely grateful to Crimson. No words can describe how they supported me in my final year at school. I never expected to get into medicine but I have, thanks to Crimson.” ★★★★★
"A family friend recommended Crimson, based on their positive personal experience and Crimson helped me with things that I didn't even know I needed help with! They were simply amazing.” ★★★★★
Jennifer W. New York University
Kartik K. Columbia University Class of 2022
Elaine University of Chicago Class of 2023
Max University of Chicago Class of 2023
Sheba N. University of Southern California Class of 2023
Fresh P. Stanford University Class of 2023
Dafi S. University of California, Berkeley Class of 2023
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"All of my Crimson helpers respond to my needs very quickly. The math classes I have with Charles are amazing. He helps me to understand the topics very quickly."
“All the people in your ‘team’ are really committed to do their best by helping you to get exactly what you need as an individual. They are always there to answer my questions and ease my doubts."
“I have so many responsible and important instructors and mentors who help me along the way. Everyone of them genuinely cares about me.”
“I love how everyone is so nice and professional! I remember when I accidentally missed the first meeting because I was going through a rough time, that everyone was so considerate."
”The efficiency of my Crimson team and their encouragement to work towards successes and achievements — that in all honesty seemed a bit far fetched beforehand — is invaluable.”
“I simply love my mentors! They help me immensely in my application process, and I know they genuinely care about me (which is something super unique about Crimson's mentors).”
“I like how helpful the Crimson sessions are with preparing me for my journey to university.”
“I get so much useful feedback from my consultants and my strategists.”
“The constant attention and support I receive from my mentors is just amazing.”
“My Crimson team's work is very organised. Everyone in my team takes care of me and makes sure that I don’t have any problems."
“In a nutshell, my Crimson experience has been amazing and I'm truly grateful for the educational support I received.”
“Crimson’s swiftness and regular communication has been a really important part of my application experience. This process can get pretty stressful and frenzied but they remain calm and positive."
“The Crimson service feels very personal and the advisors and tutors are really invested in my journey and future.”
“Crimson was always there to guide me. At first, I did not know whether I even had a chance of getting into a good university but they reassured me constantly and I owe my acceptance to them.”
“The comprehensive essay feedback my Crimson essay mentor provided was beyond amazing. I could not have completed the essay I did without her incredible support and encouragement.”
“My Crimson mentors and tutors are so supportive. They are knowledgeable and honest with their feedback. I am so thankful for all the help they give me.”
“I loved how Crimson has customised the program to suit my individual needs.”
At Crimson we know the road to acceptance to a world leading university is one that students don't travel alone. Beyond their Crimson teams, it is their families, and most notably their parents, who support them every step of the way. Hear what some of our Crimson parents have to say about working with us, and how as a team, we helped their child gain acceptance to the university of their dreams.
“My son’s Crimson team was well organised. He had tutors who were motivating, supportive and very helpful. They were all experienced and knowledgeable and their organisation was outrageously good!”
“Crimson helped my child tremendously. My son’s team was endlessly reliable, and the quality of work ethic was top notch across the entire group."
“As a parent, my interactions with my child’s Crimson strategist were always very warm and informative. They are an incredibly professional and knowledgeable group.”
“Everyone at Crimson is very helpful and kind. We are glad we contacted Crimson, they have been very, very useful in this process.”
“Crimson provided a well-tailored experience that was incredibly flexible in its application to learning.”
“The best thing about Crimson is the people!! They are all so available and responsive.”
“Crimson never failed to keep me informed. Their parental communication was incredible.”
“Working with Crimson was a very exciting experience for my daughter. Of note was her UK interview which she completed brilliantly thanks to the confidence and support her Crimson mentor gave her.”
“My daughter’s Crimson team really listened to what my child and I needed. They provided constant and unwavering support.”
“At Crimson, you have support from people that have had hands-on experience. Their professionalism, organisational ability and dedicated planning made the process clear and doable.”
“There are no words to describe the support that Crimson provided to my daughter. Her offers from Stanford and a number of Ivy League schools were testament to their care and knowledge."