The process of applying to European universities is not only complex, but also highly competitive, with acceptance rates to top universities like Maastricht and the Sorbonne at an all-time low. Crimson’s unique college admissions consultancy model lifts students above the global applicant pool addressing every aspect of the application with equal intensity.
As a Crimson student, your personally matched strategist will help you create an application strategy specifically tailored for you. This includes:
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Some European universities will require standardized exams, like the SAT or ACT. Developed by Harvard grads, PhDs and top tutors from around the world, Crimson’s SAT/ACT courses reduce your study time while maximising your results. Other universities, like Bocconi, will require a specific entrance exam, and others still will need you to write an aptitude-specific examination. Want to see test yourself on some 'typical' SAT questions? Download this free mini-test with answers here.
Having a highly personalised and comprehensive extracurricular and leadership (ECL) profile is essential to creating a competitive college application. It is necessary to showcase your personal and intellectual interests in a way that helps you stand out above the crowd. These six points represent the key building blocks your Crimson ECL mentor will work with you to achieve.
Your motivational letters - depending on your desired course and university - hold a great deal of importance. Crimson provides expert advice and guidance in crafting whatever letters need to be written. That's why we provide every student with a specialist essay mentor — someone who has graduated from a top university themselves and knows what admissions officers are looking for. We help you detail exactly how your major will serve your future career plans, and we can assist you in carving out a compelling personal narrative that will help you stand head and shoulders above the other applicants.
When it comes to Europe, the interview provides a crucial chance to impress your target universities. But what will they ask you and how do you prepare?
Crimson’s experienced interview mentors will walk you through all possible question scenarios, undertaking mock interviews and showing you how you can shine in a limited period of time — both in answering the questions you are asked, and coming up with relevant university-specific questions you can ask in return.
Crimson can help you build out your academic profile to best support your specific application, depending on what career path you intend to follow through your university applications. We can provide: