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 is involved with College Prep U?

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 the students that we are currently working with, it is in our best interest that our names and the 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.

Where do I start?
What is next?
Can I afford this?

Self Development

If you are thinking about continuing your education, it can be a bit confusing trying to determine which degree to pursue…and in what order!  We’ll help you outline and define the different degree types for you in an effort to clear up any confusion.  These degree types start at the Associate level, and continue on up through the Doctorate degree. We will guide you each step of the way.


Every student has their own unique situation when it comes to preparing for college admission.  We understand this at CollegePrepU and offer our professional opinion and expertise to act as a guide through the college preparation and application process.


Once you get done with the planning stage, applied and gotten accepted, you will move onto the last phase of the college admission process: finding ways to fund your college education.  Paying for college can be overwhelming no matter what your financial situation is.  We are equipped to provide you with tangible resources you can use to help find money for college whether it’s in the form of college savings plans, grants, scholarships or student loans.

Workshops for U

Throughout the year we will provide FREE workshops with our services so that you get a hands-on college prep experience.

Graduated & Professional

Learn what it takes to move into college and prepare your way for the career of your dreams.

Scholarships & Financial AID

Break the myths and realize scholarships and other financial aid are not limited only to students with financial needs.