Manhattan College Admissions Consulting

Manhattan, New York is home to some of our nation’s best high schools—including Stuyvesant High, Eleanor Roosevelt High, Trinity School, Dalton School, Collegiate School, and Regis High, among others—and although enrolled students are provided with excellent instruction, state-of-the art facilities, and high-achieving peer networks, they frequently have trouble procuring the customized college-related support and counseling necessary to earn admission at the nation’s more selective colleges and universities. The American School Counselor Association recently discovered that student-to-counselor ratios in Manhattan’s high schools are approximately 400-to-1, on average, and as high as 600-to-1 at some locations.  Given these findings, many New York, NY students are fortunate to receive even 30 minutes of individualized college guidance from their respective high schools each year. This is why many Manhattan, NY families seek out private college consulting.

College Transitions is a team of expert college admissions consultants and counselors who are committed to ensuring that New York, NY students and their families have the college guidance they need to engage any and all college admission-related tasks, such as planning a course of study, developing an extracurricular program, creating a target college list, completing college applications, writing college essays, identifying college scholarships, securing financial aid, and much more.  With more than 15 years of experience in college admissions and counseling, the independent college counselors at College Transitions have served thousands of students possessing a wide variety of abilities, interests, and backgrounds, and have helped them enroll at the nation’s best colleges and universities, including many in New York, such as Columbia University, New York University, Colgate University, Vassar College, Hamilton College, University of Rochester, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Syracuse University, and others. Please see our results and testimonials page for a sampling of institutions our past students have attended.

In recent years, College Transitions consultants have offered college guidance and planning services to students and families residing in Tribeca, SoHo, Chelsea, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Murray Hill, Turtle Bay, Greenwich Village, and other Manhattan locations. We take pride in guiding our Manhattan, NY families and are committed to helping Manhattan’s students earn college admission at good-fit institutions for a number of years to come.  The selective college admissions process may have become more complex and competitive, but it doesn’t have to prove more stressful. Let our team aid you. For further information, please contact us at 678-710-3699 or at [email protected]. You may also submit a request for a Free Consultation and/or register for our free monthly newsletter to keep up-to-date on the latest news in college admissions.


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“College Transitions was responsive, establishing a great rapport with our son, and keeping the process moving in a friendly and helpful way...fine tuning the essays, error checking he applications, and available to answer panicked questions almost around the clock. Sam was accepted into his first choice, The University of Chicago, a school that had seemed out of reach at the beginning of the process.”

Susan Hayes, New York, NY

Son Attending University of Chicago
"All the stress and anxiety I had about the college application process was significantly relieved by the guidance and expertise over at College Transitions...I can now say I'm at the school of my dreams..their service far exceeded my expectations and I am extremely glad and fortunate that I came across them."

Paul Yousef, Vienna, VA

Aattending Notre Dame University
"As an only child with parents who never attended college in America, I was completely frightened of the college admissions process. However, College Transitions immediately settled my fears and supported me through every aspect of that process...-I just got back from Bulldog Days at Yale, and I still cannot believe that I was accepted. Thanks to your help, I got to see my dream come true."

Amanda Zhang, Atlanta, GA

Attending Yale University
"Our daughter was dreading the admissions process before we signed on with CT, but her and our fears were quickly laid to rest ...our team was always available and helped us to organize the end, Katy was admitted into several top colleges WITH merit aid. We couldn't be happier!"

S Gupta

Daughter attending USC
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