Waypoint College Planning

Comprehensive Guidance

The college search and application experience can feel daunting, but it doesn't need to be. My mission is not only to shepherd you through admissions and reduce stress, but also to help you choose a college where you will thrive. To guide you through each step of the process, the comprehensive package includes:

  • Unlimited phone calls, texts and emails
  • Regular in-person appointments
  • Summer college essay workshop
  • Personalized online dashboard to help you stay organized and meet deadlines
  • Evaluation of academic and extracurricular record
  • Recommendations for future course selection and standardized testing
  • Advice on summer and gap-year planning
  • Balanced list of good-fit colleges that match your criteria and profile
  • Help understanding financial aid in college admissions
  • Assistance with college visits and interview preparation
  • Assistance planning and editing student resume/activity list
  • Guidance with application essay development and editing. Includes main essay and supplementals for three applications. Additional supplements billed at reduced hourly rate.
  • Careful review of applications prior to submission
  • Evaluation of college acceptances and financial aid awards

If you would like a free 30-minute consultation to learn more about how my comprehensive guidance can support your needs, please contact me.

College Essay Support

Perhaps you’ve already settled on a list of colleges, or your applications are all done. There’s only one problem: writer’s block. Don’t fear! We can help you take your ideas and turn them into an essay that tells your story. No matter what stage you are in with the college application essays, if you know you can do better but aren’t sure how, we’re here to help. We offer small essay writing workshops and one-on-one assistance for students with different needs and styles. Our goal is to help you find your best story and tell it with personality and poise.

Myong is a skilled writing teacher and has years of experience helping students with college and graduate school application essays. Her students have been admitted to schools such as UCLA, UC Berkeley, Whitman College, Reed College, University of Washington, UT Austin, and Columbia University, among others.

College essay support is included in our Comprehensive Guidance package. If you need assistance only with your essay, sign up for a college essay writing workshop here, or contact us about one-on-one writing support.

Hourly Consultations

Hourly rates are available for students who want guidance with specific concerns and don’t require comprehensive services. Consultations are $160 per hour and can be used for:

  • College application essays
  • College application guidance
  • Building student resume or activity list
  • Admissions interview preparation
  • Making the most of campus visits
  • Transfer students
  • Test prep advice
  • Major/career planning
  • Developing an appropriate college list

Please note: the personalized online dashboard is available only to students who register for our comprehensive guidance package.