Services

All services available in person in the Boston area or remotely anywhere in the world. 

Full Service College Counseling

Begins some time before senior year

Key Services Include:

  • Meeting with the student (in person or remotely) to discuss what kind of colleges the student is considering, student’s academic history, extracurricular activities and student’s personal interests

  • Creating a well-balanced list of schools, including advice on where to apply Early Decision, Early Decision II, and Early Action, based on the student’s preferences, academic history and other interests 

  • Brainstorming ideas with the student to help them determine what to write about on the personal statement and all supplemental essays

  • Gathering all required essay questions in advance and creating a writing schedule for the Personal Statement and all supplemental essays for the student to create drafts and respond to feedback until the essays are polished and finalized

  • Providing extensive feedback on multiple drafts of the personal statement and all supplemental essays

  • Providing coaching and practice for college interviews 

  • Answering any questions or concerns that the student or parent may have throughout the application process

College Application Writing Workshop

Summer before senior year

Small Group Workshops for Rising Seniors:

  • Learn about techniques and tips for college application writing including the personal statement and supplemental essays

  • Get clarification on what the college writing process will entail and get a head start on the writing process 

  • Read and discuss successful personal statements from real students, as well as personal essays from professional writers 

  • Complete and share creative writing assignments to prepare for personal writing 

  • Brainstorm ideas and begin writing the personal statement

  • Receive feedback from myself and peers on writing and ideas for personal statement 

  • 30-minute private consultation and brainstorming session with me after the workshop is complete 

  • Classes capped at 6 students each

Summer 2020 Workshops:

  • Monday, June 29th- Tuesday, June 30th, 10:00am-1:00pm each day 

  • Wednesday, July 1st- Thursday, July 2nd, 10:00am-1:00pm each day 

  • More workshops TBA 

Graduate Application Support

Begins 4-6 months before application deadlines 

​Key Services Include:

  • Consultation on which schools to apply to and support in building a well-balanced list of schools

  • Brainstorming and coaching on how to write the Statement of Purpose and extensive feedback on multiple drafts of the Statement of Purpose until finalized

  • Brainstorming and feedback on all supplemental essay questions

  • Providing feedback on and proofreading of a writing sample (if required)

  • Assistance with writing and/or reviewing a resume/CV

Other

Available as needed 

​Additional Services:

  • Small group Personal Statement writing workshops 

  • Writing coaching for high school, college, and graduate students

  • Summer program application support 

  • Transfer application counseling

  • One-on-one tutoring in select topics

  • College interview coaching

  • Resume/CV review and feedback

Contact

Brookline, MA

617.610.2292

victoria@victoriajkane.com

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