Testimonials2021-10-06T14:10:24-07:00

my favorite mentor during high school, “Dr. M”

Whenever the name of my favorite mentor during high school, “Dr. M,” is mentioned, two words immediately come to mind: dedicated and determined. Never did she give up on me, even after more than several drafts of the same essay… Read more “Testimonials”

I was able to stay out of this stressful business and maintain a close and amicable relationship with my teenage daughter.

May, my daughter has been with Blue Stars since she was in 9th grade. This year she has graduated and will start her next chapter in UCLA. I would say that Laura and Amy have offered tremendous help in her… Read more “Testimonials”

A full-tuition scholarship to law school

Dr. M’s writing process is one of the most rigorous I have ever experienced (and I’m in the third year of law school!). Draft after draft, hour after hour, Dr. M worked closely with me to focus my ideas and… Read more “Testimonials”

Wisdom, encouragement and deft life-coaching

It goes without saying that Dr. M’s wisdom, encouragement and deft life-coaching played a major part in our daughter’s Swarthmore success, and I’d like to give credit where credit is due. I really think our daughter responded to Dr. M… Read more “Testimonials”

Every essay was handcrafted piece by piece, a result of meaningful discussions and rounds of constructive criticism.

I’ve learned from my four years of working with Dr. M that she is so much more than a college counselor. She is a life coach who pushes you to reach your full potential; she will urge you to take… Read more “Testimonials”

I highly recommend Blue Stars. I love the approach that Dr. M and Helen take – they helped my son think through his interests, suggested opportunities, set goals, and continually challenged him to do better.

I highly recommend Blue Stars. I love the approach that Dr. M and Helen take – they helped my son think through his interests, suggested opportunities, set goals, and continually challenged him to do better. This approach not only helped provide… Read more “Testimonials”

She is sharp, incisive, precise and discerning

My graduate school applications (MFA) were due in less than a month, my personal statement was weak and disjointed, and I was panicking. I appealed to Dr. Morgenstern via email one evening, and within a couple of hours, we were… Read more “Testimonials”

I still remember her telling me that a student with a 3.5 GPA can also go to a good school.

When you think about college counseling, you usually think of getting your child into a top school – Ivy League, top 20, etc. If you think your child will go to a state university or community college, then you don’t… Read more “Testimonials”

If Amy is in the business in 18–20 years, I’ll be back again and send my kids.

Amy [Morgenstern] is a wonderful college counselor, writer and editor. I was part of Amy’s earliest class and 10+ years later, I’ve enrolled my brother at Blue Stars. The best part of working with Amy is that she has “magic” in… Read more “Testimonials”

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