Testimonials2022-01-13T19:08:52-08:00

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 “She is sharp, incisive, precise and discerning”

– Lori, Blue Stars alum

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 “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.”

– Susan P., Blue Stars parent

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

– Blue Stars alum

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 “Wisdom, encouragement and deft life-coaching”

– Blue Stars parent

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 “A full-tuition scholarship to law school”

– Dylan, Law School Applicant

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

– Blue Stars parent

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

– Liana, Blue Stars student

The best decision we made for our daughter last year

Working with Dr. Amy Morgenstern on college planning and admissions was the best decision we made for our daughter last year. Under the guidance of Dr. M, our daughter grew more focused and more confident. She was also accepted to… Read more “The best decision we made for our daughter last year”

– Sharon, Blue Stars parent

Dr. Morgenstern is truly amazing

Dr. Morgenstern is truly amazing! With her assistance, I was able to tap into her breadth of knowledge and experience for the necessary insights that were integral to making my admission and scholarship essays stand out. As a result, I… Read more “Dr. Morgenstern is truly amazing”

– Eric, Blue Stars Alum

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