IVY LEAGUE STUDENT Offering College Applications Advising, Essay Consulting, & SAT Tutoring

College Admissions Advising, College Essay Coaching, ACT Prep, SAT Prep, Other Test Prep

I am Cole McCann-Phillips, a Berkeley public schools graduate who now attends the University of Pennsylvania.

As college application deadlines approach on November 1st and in early January I would like to work with your child to significantly increase the quality of their college application. 

  • College list help - First-hand insight into post-pandemic University life and an understanding of how Universities are responding to student need. 
  • College essay help - Personalized attention to your child's essays from the personal statement to each individual college's supplemental essays.
  • Common application help - Helping your child market themselves in the way that top schools are looking for. 
  • SAT/ACT Tutoring - I offer a comprehensive curriculum including key tips to boost SAT or ACT scores!
  • Flexible rates - Sliding scale for 1-1 zoom meetings and time spent editing essays.
  • Experience - One year of work in Morocco and Tunisia in a cross-cultural environment impvoging students college applications; helping them write compelling and strong college essays; and raise their SAT scores. 

I offer sessions on Zoom weekly, or bi-weekly as needed, to work to your child's needs and to help them through this difficult and stressful process. Please reach out to me if you have any questions!

Region Served: 
East Bay, Lamorinda, Marin, North Bay, Peninsula, San Francisco
High school
Cole McCann-Phillips
colermp [at] sas.upenn.edu