About College Prep U

Since 2009 our mission is to provide parents and students with accurate information to help them properly prepare for education during, and after high school.  In order to accomplish this, we’ve incorporated quality information and research in all of our articles, products, and services.  

We feel confident that our numerous experiences working with families and other college admission specialists will provide you with a unique approach to education and college preparation and will answer the questions that will undoubtedly arise during your journey through high school.

The Process
We consider it a true privilege to help college applicants and their parents navigate

The college admissions process

We know that applying to college is a significant rite of passage to adulthood, and we believe that education is key to a productive and satisfying future. We take pride in being able to help you minimize your stress and maximize your success through this exciting time of opportunity and growth. 

We are strategic in

our approach

The college admissions process is a multi-year, multi-phase process that can quickly become overwhelming and unmanageable if it is not approached strategically. We help you strategize first, so that you know what to do when, and you don’t waste time doing things that don’t matter. 

Be Strategic
Be Coachable
We provide coaching that is holistic, personalized, and


Selective U.S. colleges use a holistic approach when making their admissions decisions, so we feel it is important that our coaching aligns to that approach. We personalize the coaching you get and address all of the factors that admissions officers will consider when deciding whether to admit you. In order to do this, your College Coach will work with you one-on-one and take the time to get to know you and your particular strengths, interests, and dreams. 

We are honest, ethical,

and practical

We don’t think anyone is well-served by half-truths, empty promises, or abstract advice when it comes to the college admissions process. So we tell it like it is, promise only what we can deliver, and are focused on helping you in concrete, practical ways.

Be Fair

Who are we?

We are a small group of High School College Advisor’s, we have over 100 years of experience that serve in a large suburban school of almost 3,000 students and are current, active members of the National Association for College Admission Counselors (NACAC).  In order to uphold the safety and confidentiality of our school and students that we are currently working with, it is in our best interest that our names, and school’s name, remain private.

How are we different?

At College Prep U, we pride ourselves on the following aspects that put us above the rest! We are active members of NACAC, we are college advisors working with real students and parents in High School settings every day.

We pride ourselves in keeping our products and services as one of the lowest when compared other similar sites.

Simply put, you can feel confident that our experience and current involvement with colleges and their ever-changing admission policies will provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information.

Our goal for you!

The reality is, college admissions is exactly like it always has been.  There is no “magic formula” or “backdoor” to getting admitted to college.  Dynamic, well-rounded students that have good grades and test scores will have the BEST chance at getting into their college of choice.  CollegePrepU is here to educate you, keep you informed and to help you make good choices throughout your High School journey providing you with the best opportunity possible.

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