Graduate School Admissions Consulting

Learn how Stratus’ “We’re All In” team approach gets you into your top choice graduate school.

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Dream Team Approach

With Stratus Prep, you don’t just work closely with an experienced admissions consultant to optimize every part of your graduate school application.

You work with an entire team of graduate school admissions specialists who provide extensive feedback throughout the process.

From crafting your essays to conducting mock interviews, this team-based approach can help you win a seat at your dream graduate school, including Master’s degrees and PhD programs.

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How Our Process Works

In order to maximize the probability that you will be admitted to your dream graduate school, our talented and experienced admissions consultants will guide you throughout every step of the graduate school admissions process.

Build Your Strategy
School Selection
Application
Interview Preparation
Decision To Accept
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1. Build Your Strategy

Your primary graduate schools admissions consultant will guide you through a structured, proven methodology developed over the past 10 years to brainstorm and craft your Graduate School strategic plan. This includes helping you select schools that are a fit with your goals and profile.

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2. School Selection

We share our expertise and insider perspectives on school offering to help you feel confident about applying to a set of programs customized to fit your unique background, interests, and scores.

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3. Application

We lead you through a 5-step process for providing the admissions committee with a concise, thorough, and winning picture of you. You will not only learn about yourself and the best that you can offer to a graduate program, but you will also learn how to convey those aspects of yourself through the essays and recommendations for each application. We also provide you with proprietary strategy templates and worksheets so that you can easily capture your thinking, outline your essays, and prep your recommender.

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4. Interview Preparation

We coach you through the interview process by sharing our insider knowledge, giving you sample questions, providing role-play interviews and feedback, and customizing your answers for each program’s interviewer.

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5. Decision To Accept

When the admissions decision is in, we guide you in deciding which program you should ultimately attend by referring back to your decisions to apply and the results of your introspection. Your Primary Graduate School Admissions Consultant will also assist you with scholarship offer negotiations.

If in the event you are waitlisted, your Primary Graduate School Admissions Consultant will also help you develop and implement your waitlist strategy.

Graduate School Admissions Consulting Packages

Comprehensive admissions consulting with a team of dedicated admissions consultants, all with top ten graduate degrees and a minimum of two years admissions experience. The team consists of a Primary Graduate School Admissions Consultant, Secondary Reviewer, Qualified Proofreader, and Account Manager.

Graduate School Comprehensive Package
Includes:

School selection

Strategy Building

Profile & Resume Evaluation/Suggestions

Recommender Selection/Coaching

Essay Outlining

Essay Drafting

Essay Feedback

Essay Proofreading

Application

Interview Prep

Scholarship Negotiation and Waitlist Strategy (if needed)

Costs

1 School: $4000

2 Schools: $5000

3 Schools: $6000

4 Schools: $7000

5 Schools: $8000

6 Schools: $9000

Add-On: $1250

PhD Admissions Consulting Comprehensive Package
Includes:

School selection

Strategy Building

Profile & Resume Evaluation/Suggestions

Recommender Selection/Coaching

Personal Statement Outlining

Personal Statement Drafting

Essay Feedback

Essay Proofreading

Application

Interview Prep

Scholarship Negotiation and Waitlist Strategy (if needed)

Costs

1 School: $5000

2 Schools: $6000

3 Schools: $7000

4 Schools: $8000

5 Schools: $9000

6 Schools: $10,000

Add-On: $1250

Graduate School Admissions Consulting – Hourly

Hourly admissions counseling with a counselor who has a top ten graduate degree and a minimum of two years admissions experience.

Hours Cost
5 Hours $1200
10 Hours $2350
15 Hours $3500
20 Hours $4600
Custom packages are also available. Contact us for details.