Typical of many students, Moorpark High School student Lexi didn’t know how to begin applying to college. She was unsure of where to begin, when to start, what to look for in a school and what she wanted to do after she graduated. Lexi’s predicament is shared by many high school students who are overwhelmed […]
Our clients have been accepted to thousands of colleges, and we often receive notes from the students or parents thanking us for our help in guiding them through the difficult, time consuming and stressful college application process. These are just a few of the thank you notes we receive, with some background information about these college acceptance success stories. Become a Magellan client and some day you might also be writing us a note like these!
When high school athletes don’t get recruited as they had expected, they often don’t know what to do next. Alexus, a Palisades Charter High School student, was a state-ranked swimmer, but wasn’t high ranked enough to be recruited. Alexus’s parents expected the best for her, and Alexus created a college list that was unrealistic, full […]
Can a child of immigrants get into college? Naomie and Hannah, best friends at High Tech Los Angeles, dreamed of getting into college, but they didn’t know where to begin. And neither did Naomie’s parents, who were immigrants and unfamiliar with college education in the United States. The girls’ goal was to each go to […]
Noah, a Redwood High Student, skipped his senior year, graduating high school in just three years. He knew he wanted to be an engineer and he was aware of many colleges that had great engineering programs, but not many that were great for his specific interest in petroleum engineering. I visit dozens of colleges every […]
Not every student gets admitted to every college he applied to, but Riley did. Riley, a High Tech High Los Angeles student, was worried about making the right college choice after watching his sister transfer from a smaller college, where she was unhappy, to a larger one. He didn’t want to make the “wrong decision” […]
Ethan was a baseball player at Agoura High School who couldn’t count on being recruited and wasn’t motivated to figure out how to get into college. He wasn’t responding well to his parents’ advice, and he just needed a little help from someone else. I walked him through the college search process, worked with him […]
Is getting into college with bad grades possible? Sarah, an El Camino Real Charter High School student, had several Ds and Fs from the beginning of high school, and these bad grades convinced her she couldn’t get into a 4-year college. After I started working with her in 11th grade, I showed her that she […]