A consulting service for college admission


Mission Statement

Admission Planning, LLC provides ethical, high quality, customized, solution-oriented college application consulting and a proven commitment to creating the best college options for each and every student.

ETHICAL Statement

Kate adheres to the National Association for College Admission Counseling Code of Ethics and Professional Practices, and upholds these standards throughout her work with students and their families. Admission Planning, LLC’s students’ college applications reflect well on them as students and as individuals, and also reflect well on their families.

Pro bono students

Every year Kate works without fee with two students of limited means who likely will be eligible for Pell Grants and/or subsidized Direct Loans. 2019-2020’s students are in place, but Kate welcomes inquiries about pro bono opportunities in 2020-2021.

Congratulations to my Class of 2019 on your fabulous college admissions!

Babson College

Bentley College

Brandeis University

Brown University

University of California, Berkeley (Management, Entrepreneurship & Technology Program)

University of California, Davis

University of California, Irvine

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Riverside

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Cruz

California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Monterey Bay

California State University, Northridge

Carnegie Mellon University

University of Chicago

Clemson University

Columbia University

Cornell University

Dartmouth College

Franklin and Marshall College

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service

Gonzaga University

Indiana University

Johns Hopkins University

Lewis and Clark College

Loyola Marymount University

McMaster University (Canada)

University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

Minerva College

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Occidental College

University of Pennsylvania

Princeton University

University of Puget Sound

Purdue University

Queen’s University (Canada)

St. Lawrence University

St. Mary’s College of California

San Diego State University

University of San Francisco

Santa Clara University

University of South Carolina

University of Southern California

University of San Diego

Stanford University

University of Toronto, Mississauga (Canada)

Vanderbilt University

Western University (Canada)

Willamette University

Yale University




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Photo: Adams House (Harvard) Library, by Paul Lowry / CC BY-SA

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