What Should I Send?
While we are happy to review parts of your application feel free to send us any (or all) of the following:
- The Common Application (or other application) for one college saved as a PDF.
- Long essay/Personal statement
- Top-choice college’s supplemental essays
- Unofficial transcript or grade reports
- Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, SAT II, AP, TOEFL)
Please note there is an additional fee to add documents after the upload is complete. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
How Should I Send My Application?
UPLOAD: You can upload a PDF of your application (it should include test scores and essays) and your grades to AdmissionsCheckup. To begin, click on the blue START HERE button.
How Do I Save My Application As A PDF?
How Do I Use AdmissionsCheckup?
How to combine multiple documents into one pdf?
There are a few ways to combine multiple pdfs. Here are a few options:
- Download Adobe Scan. It allows you to scan documents onto your phone and then you can email them to your computer.
- MAC: Merge pdfs using Preview: See explanation in this video at minute 2:36. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnJNqZc6Hz8
- Free online service from Adobe (it does use the cloud, just fyi).
- Here is a 2 minute Youtube video about combining pdfs.
I’m In A Rush! Can You Expedite My Application?
Yes. There is a $200 fee to expedite. Please check the box at the bottom of the submission form for a 24- to 36-hour turnaround.
Can I Still Make Changes To The Common Application And My Essays After Clicking The “Finish” And “Submit” Button?
Yes, because you are only previewing/printing and or saving the application; you are not actually submitting. The submission process has roughly seven steps AFTER you click the red and white submit button including inputting a credit card number.
How Much Will It Cost?
For $395 one former admissions officer from your first-choice (or overlap school) will read, evaluate and offer feedback on your application.
For $495 two former admissions officers from your first-choice (or overlap schools) will read, evaluate and offer feedback on your application.
For $595 three former admissions officers from your first-choice (or overlap schools) will read, evaluate and offer feedback on your application.
Do You Offer A Guarantee?
We guarantee AdmissionsCheckup will offer valuable feedback. If you are unable to utilize our feedback, please contact us within 24 hours of feedback receipt.
Have Any of Your Admissions Officers Worked With International Students?
Is My Information Secure?
Yes. Anyone who sees your application is bound legally to keep your information confidential. Because the admissions officers do not need your social security number or any other specific identifying information to evaluate your application, feel free to take all specific identifiers out before you upload the application.
Will The Colleges Be Aware That I Worked With You?
Can I Choose The Admissions Officer Who Will Read My File?
We will match you with admissions officers who have worked at your first-choice (or similar) college.
How Many Admissions Officers Will Look At My Application?
Every time you submit an application, up to three admissions officers will review it.
Do You Guarantee I Get Admitted?
What If I Do Not Agree With The Feedback?
It is your application and you are the boss. Following AdmissionsCheckup’s feedback is NOT required.
What If The Feedback Between Admissions Officers Conflicts?
Believe it or not, that rarely happens. Ultimately, it is your application and you are the boss. Follow the AdmissionsCheckup feedback with which you agree.
Can I Talk To One of The Admissions Officers?
The admissions officers also value their anonymity. We do not offer this service.
Do You Have Admissions Officers Who Have Worked in Graduate School Admissions?
Yes, please contact us for specifics.
Why Weren’t You There When I Applied?
We get that question a lot!
Is This Confidential? Who Will See My Application and Transcript?
We take confidentiality very, very seriously. Anyone who sees your application is bound legally to keep your information confidential. Because the admissions officers do not need your social security number or any other specific identifying information to evaluate your application, feel free to take all specific identifiers out before you upload the application.
Should I Superscore?
Only if you know that the colleges to which you are applying superscore.
I Have Admissions Experience. Can I Send You A Resume?
Yes, please send your resume to info@AdmissionsCheckup.com.
Is there a specific format the former admissions officers follow when delivering the critique(s)?
Yes, we follow the structure of the Common Application. If there is no comment on a section, the former admissions officer may skip to the next section.
I have a problem uploading files to the site. Any ideas?
First, make sure that all files are PDFs. If one of the files is password protected, it will not upload. Print and save as a PDF or re-scan that PDF.
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