Our talented and experienced academic counselors break down the daunting college application process into easily manageable assignments helping students avoid any pressure they may encounter. Our counselors advise students on school selection, essay writing, application processes, and financial aid advice.

Since 2002, Gateway has enjoyed the privilege of sending its students to elite universities such as Harvard, Princeton, Amherst, Johns Hopkins and Northwestern University.

For parents seeking professional advice, our staff is knowledgeable on all public and private universities, both within and outside the United States. Whatever your higher education goals are, Gateway Academy will find the right college for you!



Initial Consultation

  • Review your survey, background, and goals.
  • Answer any questions you have about the process
  • Review early decision options.
  • Brainstorm possible essay topics given your personality traits, experiences, and accomplishments.

Group Workshop

  • Answer any personal thoughts on the program.
  • Discuss your college preferences.
  • Create a timeline for completing your applications in line with the schools’ application deadlines.

Follow Up Consultation

  • Based on the information you provide in your first consultation, your consultant will refine a college list that is right for you.
  • Your consultant will help you create a timeline for completing your applications in line with the schools’ application deadlines.

Critique First Draft

  • Brainstorm essay topics.
  • Develop outlines for your essays.
  • Critique the content, style, and organization of your essays.
  • Strengthen your essays for subsequent drafts.

Essay Review: Subsequent Drafts

  • Brainstorm more essay topics.
  • Develop more outlines for your each of your drafts
  • Finalize your essays.

Start Gearing Up For Success

Are you ready to get started? Don’t hesitate to start planning for your student’s future now!