Words are not enough to express my gratitude to Blue Stars.

Words are not enough to express my gratitude to Blue Stars. The service has been just phenomenal. I’ve been letting my daughter follow her heart and appreciate the guidance she receives from her counselor, Jen. My wife and I both… Read more “Words are not enough to express my gratitude to Blue Stars.”

– Michael, Blue Stars parent

I am incredibly grateful as this process has allowed me to get into my dream school and become a better person

Blue Stars has been helping me for the past four years on not only applying to college, but also giving me advice for living my life and growing to be a well-rounded and responsible person. She has allowed me to… Read more “I am incredibly grateful as this process has allowed me to get into my dream school and become a better person”

– Amelia, Blue Stars student
Cupertino High School, Cupertino, CA

The process resulted not only in acceptance to our daughter’s dream university, but equally important, in her personal growth.

Amy has been working with our daughter throughout high school. The process resulted not only in acceptance to our daughter’s dream university, but equally important, in her personal growth. Our daughter went from not being well organized and being late… Read more “The process resulted not only in acceptance to our daughter’s dream university, but equally important, in her personal growth.”

– Colin, Blue Stars parent

Adam could not have done it without Blue Stars’ support!

We had a wonderful experience working with Blue Stars over the past 4 years. Blue Stars has been incredibly patient, caring, and thoughtful in guiding Adam throughout the college planning and and application essay editing process. Together, Blue Stars and… Read more “Adam could not have done it without Blue Stars’ support!”

– Henry, Blue Stars parent

I’ve had a fantastic experience working with Blue Stars and would highly recommend them to all families.

Helen and Dr. M have not only guided me through understanding and breaking down the college admissions process, but have helped me flesh out my own interests and take constructive steps to explore them. Over the last few years, they’ve… Read more “I’ve had a fantastic experience working with Blue Stars and would highly recommend them to all families.”

– Alya, Blue Stars student
Lynbrook High School, San Jose, CA

We are lucky to have the opportunity to work with Blue Stars

We would love to share our exceptional experience with Blue Stars! I want to thank you for the amazing job you did with my daughter, Emily. Working with you, Emily transformed and gained new skills. Special thanks to Helen for… Read more “We are lucky to have the opportunity to work with Blue Stars”

– Theresa, Blue Stars parent

Our child got into their dream school. Dr M and Helen delivered on everything they said would.

We interviewed several college admissions counselors and decided to go with Blue Stars. They have an effective methodology to help the student identify their strengths / weaknesses and area of interest, building up to a strong college profile. They have… Read more “Our child got into their dream school. Dr M and Helen delivered on everything they said would.”

– Sarah, Blue Stars parent

It was a huge relief for me as a parent to remove myself from working directly with my son on his essays

We are very happy we chose to work with Blue Stars. It was a huge relief for me as a parent to remove myself from working directly with my son on his essays (especially) during his very busy senior fall… Read more “It was a huge relief for me as a parent to remove myself from working directly with my son on his essays”

– Kelly, Blue Stars parent

They will find the best way to show all your unique and desirable aspects

When my mom brought Blue Stars to my attention as a way to help me write my college essay and supplementals, I was slightly taken aback at first. I consider myself to be a good writer and responsible student, and… Read more “They will find the best way to show all your unique and desirable aspects”

– Nathan, Blue Stars student
Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, CA

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