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Graduate School Admissions

Crimson's Graduate School Admissions program provides top-tier, customizable support for applications to graduate, doctoral, and fellowship programs.
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PhD Programs Support

With admission rates to some leading US/UK doctoral programs as low as 3%, Crimson’s GSA team includes doctors and researchers from the world’s top institutions who prepare applicants to refine their research proposals and personal narrative in preparation for applications.

To date, a quarter of GSA clients have gained admission to Ivy League or Oxbridge programs, and half to Top 20 US or Top 10 UK universities

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Preparatory Support

Crimson offers a flexible, highly personalized range of services, from research proposal development to targeted or comprehensive application support.

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PhD Research Proposal Guidance

Including 1:1 coaching on planning and developing a research proposal or long-form research article. Includes pairing with a field-specific professor or doctoral candidate via the Crimson Research Institute.

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Standardized Testing Training

Preparation for TOEFL and IELTS through 1:1 training sessions with Crimson tutors. Students will also have access to a wide range of test resources.

Admissions Services

  • Comprehensive application support
  • Targeted application support
  • Candidacy development
  • Preliminary track selection


Check out our packages, or speak to an advisor to develop a plan for you!

1. GSA Comprehensive

Complete support on every aspect of the admissions process for a set number of applications–from early planning to program selection, essay development, recommendation letters, interview preparation, and successful completion of all application materials.

2. GSA Flex

Targeted support on select elements of the application—from program selection to essay development, recommendation letters, interview preparation, or application materials. Includes 5 hours with an expert Strategist.

3. GSA Prep

Preliminary support on selecting a degree or career track and identifying candidacy-related targets. Includes 4 pre-application sessions with an expert Strategist and a bespoke report outlining best-fit options and recommended profile improvements.

4. Fellowship Application Support

Niche application support for a single global fellowship application (e.g. Fulbright, Rhodes, Chevening)—from CV review to supplemental materials development, interview preparation, and successful completion of all application materials. Includes pairing with an expert Strategist.

Our students get into their dream programs

PhD Programs

Crimson Education takes field-specific admissions to a new level of personalization and success, with a rich pool of field experts whose expertise dramatically increases clients’ chances of admission to the Ivy League, Oxbridge and other top universities.


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Add-on Services

Crimson's targeted services to enhance your candidacy pre-application.

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Want to learn more about our Graduate School Admissions?

For a deeper dive into our specific offerings, download our free Crimson GSA booklet!

Download free Crimson Graduate Services booklet

Ready to Begin Your Journey?

Speak with a Graduate Admissions Advisor today.

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