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The US is home to some of the best boarding and day schools in the world with schools such as Philips Academy Andover, Deerfield Academy and Choate Rosemary Hall renowned for their stellar academics, top teaching staff and their students’ high acceptance rates to some of the best universities in America.
Perhaps its no surprise then that these schools often have complicated, admissions processes — from intensive standardised testing to demanding essay requirements and in-person interviews — all of which require high quality work and full investment by the student and their family.
Crimson’s experts have helped student secure offers to some of the best boarding schools in the US. Keep reading to learn how we help our students stand out above the competition.
Crimson’s support is unique in its ability to provide a deeply individualised service for every student. We focus on long-term candidacy development with all support delivered by specialist strategists, tutors and mentors. Our program includes:
Our specialists work with students long-term to build up their profiles, from choosing extracurriculars and summer programs, to developing writing skills and study habits, to setting application goals
While building their student's candidacy development, our strategists also provide expert oversight of the admissions process, acting as a source of knowledge, encouragement, motivation and advice.
Our program includes support in communicating with schools to plan campus visits, attend admissions events, and schedule interviews.
Our essay mentors provide in-depth support throughout the essay writing process, from helping students brainstorm content and plan structure to reviewing their final drafts.
Our interview support includes mock interviews, practice in speaking articulately about your interests, guidance on what interviewers are looking for and, how to improvise!
Crimson is built on the foundation that every individual is unique, whether in ambitions or needs. As such, we ensure that each student receives personalised guidance from top strategists and mentors.
“Crimson helped me with every part of my boarding school applications, including my essays which became a lot stronger over the time. I feel that I wouldn’t have been able to write such good essays without their support because they helped me to really write everything in detail — and I saw how even the small pieces became important.”
With a team of experts who have helped students secure offers to Philips Academy Andover, Deerfield Academy, Northfield Mount Hermon, Choate Rosemary Hall and many more, our strategists and mentors are intimately familiar with the admissions process and know what it takes to stand out. Your team will be composed of:
Your strategist will guide your long-term development while providing you with oversight on the entire admissions process — acting as a source of knowledge, encouragement, motivation and advice.
Your strategist will:
Your application mentor, in consultation with your strategist, will provide targeted support for writing essays; they will also work with your strategist to provide additional interview preparation.
The application mentor will:
In addition to your strategist and application mentor, your education coordinator will serve as your — and your family’s — primary contact point during your time with Crimson.
Your education coordinator will:
Crimson’s U.S. Boarding and Day School Admissions is followed by a seamless transition into either Crimson Rise (our premiere early college prep program for 11-14 year olds) or Crimson Core (Crimson's world leading US/UK university admissions support service).