US UNIVERSITY CONSULTING

The Quintessential Consultancy team has many experienced graduates and current students at elite American universities such as Yale, Harvard, and Berkeley. With an industry leading track record, QC is in the perfect position to help students improve their Common-apps and supplementary applications. Our mentors will give insider insights and knowledge to help QC mentees achieve their university dreams.

APPLYING INTO A U.S UNIVERSITY

The US Application process allows each student to apply to unlimited schools.

The application requires: A personal statement, supplementary essays and a strong portfolio.

HOW TO COMPOSE A WINNING APPLICATION

Predicted Results

  • Used in place of final exam grades
  • Obtained from teachers
  • Crucial to meet the cut-off requirements of each university

Character Referee

  • Recommendation of your academic abilities
  • Ideally written by a recent teacher
  • You have to invite your teacher/counsellor via your unique CommonApps ID.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Also called a resume
  • One-page long
  • Provides an overview of academic and non-academic activities

Entrance Tests

  • SAT 1 , SAT 2 subject tests and APs are encouraged 
  • ACTs are an alternative 

CommonApps/Supp

  • Compulsory CommonApps and Supplementary Essays Prompts need to be completed
  • Should showcase one’s academic potential and zest to contribute to greater causes.

Alumni Interview

  • Required for specific U.S university courses
  • Used to determine interviewees aptitude and suitability for the specific university

PROGRAMMES WE OFFER

From portfolio building, college acceptance statistics analysis, personal essays mentoring, to entrance test prep, QC offers an industry-leading framework for a winning application.

Our mentees develop well-rounded portfolios with extensive involvement in internships, scholarly pursuits, external competitions, and attachments to gain every advantage possible. In the recent years,  our students have found success at Columbia, Wash U, Harvard, UC Berkeley, Stanford, MIT and beyond.

Popular programmes include Economics, Business & Management, Computer Science, Engineering and the Sciences.


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Headstart Mentoring

  • Candidate Profiling
  • Orientation to the Admissions Process
  • University Experience Sharing
  • Admissions Statistics Analysis
  • Career Research
  • Internship Experience
  • Application strategy
  • Academic Theory Review
  • Comprehensive Interview Preparations


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Common App Preparation

  • Common App and Supplementary Essays
  • Portfolio Preparation
  • Personal Statement Brainstorming
  • Personal Statement Guidance
  • Personal Statement Revision
  • Course and college selection
  • Admission statistics analysis
  • Pre-submissions Checks & Edits


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Entrance Test Preparation

  • SAT 1 and 2 tests
  • Advanced Placements (APs)
  • ACTs
  • TOEFL
  • Academic content review
  • Test Strategy
  • Practical Evaluation
  • Timed Practices
  • Post Practice Review
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PROGRAMMES WE OFFER

From portfolio building, college acceptance statistics analysis, personal essays mentoring, to entrance test prep, QC offers an industry-leading framework for a winning application.

Our mentees develop well-rounded portfolios with extensive involvement in internships, scholarly pursuits, external competitions, and attachments to gain every advantage possible. In the recent years,  our students have found success at Columbia, Wash U, Harvard, UC Berkeley, Stanford, MIT and beyond.

Popular programmes include Economics, Business & Management, Computer Science, Engineering and the Sciences.

Headstart Mentoring

  • Candidate Profiling
  • Orientation to the Admissions Process
  • University Experience Sharing
  • Admissions Statistics Analysis
  • Career Research
  • Job Attachment + Internship Experience
  • Application strategy
  • Portfolio Building
  • Writing skills
  • Academic Theory Review
  • Reading List Discussion

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Common App Preparation

  • Common Apps and Supplementary Essays
  • Portfolio Preparation
  • Personal Statement Brainstorming
  • Personal Statement Guidance
  • Personal Statement Revision
  • Course and college selection
  • Admission statistics analysis
  • Pre-submissions Checks & Edits

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Entrance Test Preparation

  • SAT 1 and 2 tests
  • Advanced Placements (APs)
  • ACTs
  • TOEFL
  • Academic content review
  • Test Strategy
  • Practical Evaluation
  • Timed Practices
  • Post Practice Review

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APPLICATION TIMELINE

US Admissions Timeline
CommonApps Applications

Applicants can apply to as many colleges as they want. However, they will have to submit a compelling supplementary essay for every college. The essay has to be written for a specific university and course of study. QC will advise applicants on the appropriate college selection and assist in the personal statement brainstorming and editing.

SATs and APs
SAT 1 and 2s are accepted by most universities and reflect the student’s command of the English language, maths and other subjects. SATs are however being phased out by APs (Advanced Placements). APs require more preparation from schools and the exams are during May/June.
Supplementary Essays
SAT 1 and 2s are accepted by most universities and reflect the student’s command of the English language, maths and other subjects. SATs are however being phased out by APs (Advanced Placements). APs require more preparation from schools and the exams are during May/June.
Early Decision & Action
SAT 1 and 2s are accepted by most universities and reflect the student’s command of the English language, maths and other subjects. SATs are however being phased out by APs (Advanced Placements). APs require more preparation from schools and the exams are during May/June.
Regular Decision
Regular Decision (RD) end 1-5 Jan and Applicants must finalise and submit their CommonApps by then.

APPLICATION TIMELINE

US Admissions Timeline
CommonApps Applications

Applicants can apply to as many colleges as they want. However, they will have to submit a compelling supplementary essay for every college. The essay has to be written for a specific university and course of study. QC will advise applicants on the appropriate college selection and assist in the personal statement brainstorming and editing.

SATs and APs
SAT 1 and 2s are accepted by most universities and reflect the student’s command of the English language, maths and other subjects. SATs are however being phased out by APs (Advanced Placements). APs require more preparation from schools and the exams are during May/June.
Supplementary Essays
SAT 1 and 2s are accepted by most universities and reflect the student’s command of the English language, maths and other subjects. SATs are however being phased out by APs (Advanced Placements). APs require more preparation from schools and the exams are during May/June.
Early Decision & Action
SAT 1 and 2s are accepted by most universities and reflect the student’s command of the English language, maths and other subjects. SATs are however being phased out by APs (Advanced Placements). APs require more preparation from schools and the exams are during May/June.
Regular Decision
Regular Decision (RD) end 1-5 Jan and Applicants must finalise and submit their CommonApps by then.

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GET INTO YOUR DREAM UNIVERSITY TODAY.

Apply with confidence now through the help of QC. With a team of Ivy League undergraduates and alumni supporting and guiding you through your application journey, matriculation into your dream university is on the horizon!

MEDIA FEATURES

Quintessential was proudly featured in various national media like The Straits Times, Channel 5, SPH Radio, Kiss92FM, and more.

SUCCESS STORIES

Tony Cambridge Law (transparent testimonial)

SI HYUK

Columbia University, Engineering

Si Hyuk applied Columbia as his Early Decision choice, with a predicted IB score of 44. He approached QC for help on his personal statements and college selections. He was initially wait listed and we worked to enhance the applications over 2 months to improve chances of acceptance. This included organising a well planned service trip and taking up 2 professional Java courses to craft a compelling application.

Sitoh (transparent testimonial)

CHENG

New York University, Computer Science

Cheng studied at a local public school in Liaoning, Shenyang. He attempted the SAT three times, scoring a 1420 on his final attempt. Uncertain of his writing abilities, he approached QC for a 6 school application to pursue Computer Sciences in America. WIth 4 mentors onboard, we worked through 2 months to brainstorm and put up a convincing application for him to qualify for the likes of New York University.

MEDIA FEATURES

Quintessential was proudly featured in various national media like The Straits Times, Channel 5, SPH Radio, Kiss92FM, and more.

SUCCESS STORIES

Tony Cambridge Law (transparent testimonial)
SI HYUK
Columbia University, Engineering

Si Hyuk applied Columbia as his Early Decision choice, with a predicted IB score of 44. He approached QC for help on his personal statements and college selections. He was initially wait listed and we worked to enhance the applications over 2 months to improve chances of acceptance. This included organising a well planned service trip and taking up 2 professional Java courses to craft a compelling application.

Sitoh (transparent testimonial)

CHENG
New York University, Computer Science

Cheng studied at a local public school in Liaoning, Shenyang. He attempted the SAT three times, scoring a 1420 on his final attempt. Uncertain of his writing abilities, he approached QC for a 6 school application to pursue Computer Sciences in America. WIth 4 mentors onboard, we worked through 2 months to brainstorm and put up a convincing application for him to qualify for the likes of New York University.

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Phase 1: Headstart Mentoring

Phase 2: Personal Statement Mentoring

Phase 3: Entrance Test Preparation

Phase 4: Admission Interview Mentoring

US University Consulting

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Phase 1: Headstart Mentoring

Phase 2: Common App Preparation

Phase 3: Entrance Test Preparation

Contact Info & Operating Hours

Phone: (+65) 6100 9338

Email: enquiries@qeducation.sg

545 Orchard Road, #14-09, Singapore 238882

Monday – Friday, 11am to 8pm

UK University Consulting

UK University Consulting

Phase 1: Headstart Mentoring

Phase 2: Personal Statement Mentoring

Phase 3: Entrance Test Preparation

Phase 4: Admission Interview Mentoring

US University Consulting

US University Consulting

Phase 1: Headstart Mentoring

Phase 2: Common App Preparation

Phase 3: Entrance Test Preparation

Site Links

About Us & Our Mission

Meet our Mentors

Medicine Application Mentoring

Our Blog

Contact Us

Contact Info & Operating Hours

Phone: (+65) 6100 9338

Email: enquiries@qeducation.sg

545 Orchard Road, #14-09, Singapore 238882

Monday – Friday, 11am to 8pm