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Premier University Admissions Support in the UK & Europe

Crimson Education is the world's leading university admissions consultancy helping students get into top universities in the US and UK by up to 700%

Offers to Ivy League universities

Offers to Oxford & Cambridge


Offers to the US Top 50 universities

Offers to the UK Top 10 universities
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How we work

Our university counselling model sees our students receive individualised support in every aspect of their uni application — from university selection strategy, test prep and personal statement/essay support, to extracurricular mentoring and interview practice. Here's how we work!
01. Crafting an Initial, Highly Individualised Plan
01: Building your plan
02. Meeting Your Educational Coordinator
02: Choosing your schools
03. Planning With Your Crimson Strategist
03: Acing your tests
01. Crafting an Initial, Highly Individualised Plan
04: Boosting your ECLs
01. Crafting an Initial, Highly Individualised Plan
05: Writing your essays
01. Crafting an Initial, Highly Individualised Plan
06: Nailing the interview
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  • Process 01 - Crimson Education

    01. Crafting a plan and getting started

    After your initial meeting with one of our Academic Advisors we will build a highly personalised plan based on your age, current situation and admissions goals. Next you'll be introduced to your Crimson Strategist who'll be the driver of your application strategy and success.

  • Process 02 - Crimson Education

    02. Building your university application list!

    Your Strategist is the 'captain of your application ship' helping you build out a **personalised application list **and formulate a highly personalised roadmap. Your Strategist will help you pull all elements of your application(s) together, ensuring your final submission(s) will be as perfect as they can be. Read just some of our Strategist profiles

  • Process 03 - Crimson Education

    03. Lifting your standardised test scores

    Whether it be the SAT, ACT or UK course-specific exams, our tutors are standardised test top scorers who can help you lift your grades above the competition. As a Crimson student, you'll have access to the Crimson App where you can organise tutoring sessions, access practice tests and get instant expert feedback.

  • 04. Working With Your Crimson Team

    04. Improving your extracurricular candidacy

    Your ECL or extracurricular and leadership profile is a key component of your US and/or UK application(s). Our ECL Mentors, who are accomplished project builders and often Ivy League or Oxbridge grads themselves, will help you expand upon your passions to build a capstone project and/or other significant, high-impact initiative.

  • 04. Working With Your Crimson Team

    05. Working with your Essay Mentor

    Working with your Essay Mentor you will brainstorm, ideate, craft, edit and refine a personal statement that resonates with admissions officers. Our mentors are top school graduates who understand the nuances of what it takes to write a stand-out personal statement or supplemental essay.

  • 04. Working With Your Crimson Team

    06. Prepping with your interview expert

    Our Interview Mentors have sat in that interview seat before - at Oxford, Cambridge and other top schools in the UK and the US. They will work with you to make sure you're prepared for every question possible, have the skill and confidence to think on your feet, and help you prepare questions you can ask your interviewers in return.

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Bluebelle's journey to Yale

Bluebelle | Yale University

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Cenon's Journey to Columbia

Cenon | Columbia University

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Aabha's Journey to Oxford

Aabha | University of Oxford

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Ben's Journey to NYU

Ben | New York University

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Our success

Our US applicants have received offers from Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, MIT, UPenn, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Caltech, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UChicago, Duke, Northwestern and all schools in the US Top 50, while our UK applicants have been accepted to Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Imperial, LSE, King’s College London, the University of Edinburgh and many other top UK institutions.

More specifically, many of our students have 2, 3, 4, 5 or sometimes 10 or more offers to choose from. In these cases their strategist will work with them on their ‘wonderful dilemma’, helping them choose for example between their Ivy League acceptances to identify the best fit them.

But how do you REALLY get accepted to Harvard, Yale, and the Ivy League? In his first book ACCEPTED! Jamie shares all the strategies and secrets you need to know to gain admission to a top US university.

Our success
How Crimson's Class of 2026 results compare!
UniversityGeneral Admissions RateCrimson Student Admissions Rate
Harvard University3.19%17%
Princeton University~4.0%22%
Columbia University3.7%29%
Stanford University~4.0%12%
University of Pennsylvania~4.7%32%
University of Chicago~6.2%29%
Yale University4.4%12%
Duke University6.2%44%
Johns Hopkins University6.5%39%
Brown University5.5%29%
Northwestern University7.0%30%
Dartmouth College6.2%26%
Cornell University~8.7%21%
Vanderbilt University6.7%27%
Rice University8.6%45%
UC Berkeley~11.8%40%

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Crimson averages 4.75 out of 5 stars in over 120,000 reviews

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