College Admissions Made Easy

No scandals. No shortcuts. Just long-term victory through intentional and exceptional coaching.

College Planning with BrainStorm is the best investment you’ll ever make!

Admissions Boot Camps

Summer and fall mini-camps for high school students, featuring BrainStorm CEO and Chief Brainiac Scott Doty.

Private Consulting

Comprehensive, customized, fun, drama-free, and calibrated to the student’s capabilities and aspirations.

BrainStorm Exclusive:

RightSchoolTM system for creating outstanding matches for the student!

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BrainStorm’s College Planning Experts Will:

  Assess the student’s probability of admission at various colleges/grad schools.

  Analyze goals and desires in order to recommend good school matches.

  Create strategies around application timing to maximize success.

  Coach the student through the college/grad school essay writing process.

  Assist with college/grad school applications and interview prep.

  Provide constant encouragement and support!

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  Ideal Match Guarantee

If the tutor we match with your student isn’t an ideal fit, we’ll send a new mentor your way for a free first session!

Christmas Guarantee

If you begin College Planning with us before July 1 after junior year, you will be into college by Christmas morning!

The Wonderful Dilemma:

If you begin with us by July 1 following junior year and follow through on our suggestions, it’s extremely likely that you will have the ideal problem of choosing between…

Admission to one of your top few schools

AND

Admission with a significant merit scholarship to one of your safeties

Given both of these options, which will you choose?

Our goal is to create this wonderful dilemma for all of our college planning clients!

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Private College Consulting Packages:

4-Hour Package

With this college planning package, families and/or students work with one of BrainStorm’s college admissions experts for a total of four hours. Additional hours can be purchased individually as needed.

Use the four hours to focus on any area of the admissions process that suits your needs – college planning at BrainStorm is completely customized! Get help with discovery (finding the right schools), strategy (deciding when to apply and where), essays, applications, interview prep, and more!

College consulting is done in-person and remotely, and in whatever format you prefer.

Remote consulting includes phone calls, texts, emails, research, and essay editing.

Available as Freshman/Sophomore Package or Junior/Senior Package.

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4-Hour SAC Package

Designed for students with learning disabilities or special learning needs, the 4-Hour SAC Package includes research, correspondence, advocacy coaching, documentation advising, and other elements of the application process.

Unlimited Package

The Unlimited Package is the complete solution in the quest for the coveted acceptance letter from your number one reach school. With this package, families and/or students have unlimited hours with one of BrainStorm’s college admissions experts.

Students receive guidance through all phases of the admissions process, from discovery to applications for up to twelve schools. Like all tutoring at BrainStorm, the Unlimited Package comes with our Perfect Match guarantee.

The Unlimited Package does not include specialized career counseling, customized financial advising, or above-and-beyond research and application efforts for scholarships. All of these services can be purchased for an additional fee.

Available as Freshman/Sophomore Package or Junior/Senior Package.

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SAC Unlimited Package

Designed for students with disabilities or special learning needs, the Unlimited SAC Pacakge includes research, correspondence, advocacy coaching, documentation advising, and other elements of the application process.

All In Package

The “All In” Package includes an Unlimited Package + Customized Financial Advising & Specialized Career Counseling.

Specialized Career Counseling

Specialized Career Counseling may include Meyers-Briggs, PLACE, and other profiling mechanisms as suggested by our career counselors.

Customized Financial Advising

Customized Financial Advising includes the following: a full assessment of the family’s financial obligations, assets, and investments; advising regarding budget, allocations, and specialized financial instruments for college expenses; and coaching through the FAFSA and CSS Profile execution. The family is permitted voluntarily to elect further work with the Financial Advisor for additional fees.

BrainStorm Exclusive:

All College Planning clients have access to Scott Doty’s exclusive webinars, seminars, & videos.

Unlimited Package College Planning clients enjoy huge discounts on other BrainStorm services.

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College Admissions Boot Camps:

Summer Boot Camp

Focus on step-by-step completion of the Common App and the brainstorming, drafting, and editing of the Common App essay.

Fall Boot Camp

Focus on step-by-step completion of the Common App and the brainstorming, drafting, and editing of the Common App essay. Knock out those early apps in one big weekend!

BrainStorm Exclusive:

During each Admissions Boot Camp, we sponsor socioeconomically disadavantaged students from the Bergen County area for free College Planning.

Because we care. We really do.

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Our Team:

All BrainStorm College Advisors & Coaches have at least 5 years with BrainStorm, and/or have degrees in relevant fields, and/or hold college advising certifications at the state or national level. Most have Master’s degrees and years of experience in the field.

Additionally, each one is BrainStorm Certified for professionalism, competence, & emotional intelligence AND is trained personally by BrainStorm’s founder & Chief Brainiac, Scott Doty.

College Planning is another extension of BrainStorm’s mission to create outstanding life opportunities for our students and their families.

TAKE THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS BY STORM!

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