College Application Essay Boot Camp

In an increasingly competitive college admissions landscape with a record number of applicants to top-tier colleges, Prep Expert’s unique weekend boot camp gives students a competitive edge as they look to get into the college of their dreams!

Some Key Boot Camp Highlights:

  • Become versed in 10+ strategies needed to ace your essays.
  • Understand how to approach the Common Application, UC, Coalition, ApplyTexas, and school-specific essay prompts.
  • Create extraordinary narratives and stand-out paragraphs that will wow admissions officers.
  • Receive expert instruction and begin the drafting process to make your student’s essay dynamic.

Online Weekend 16-Hour Boot Camp Includes

Live Instruction

Students will attend live online lectures from Prep Expert’s College Admissions Director on how to begin drafting and piecing together a compelling narrative.

Timed Writing Sessions

After live online lectures and guidance, students will engage in writing sessions to draft components of their essays.

Q & A Sessions

In addition to live online instruction, students will enjoy opportunity to ask questions prior to drafting essays.

Free Self-Paced SAT or ACT Course

Included in the boot camp is Prep Expert’s renown Self-Paced Review for either the SAT or ACT-a $699 value!

One Essay Draft Review

After producing drafts under the guidance of Prep Expert, students will submit their draft to an expert Admissions Counselor to receive written feedback within 10 days.

Guidance on Application Process

Receive expert guidance on different aspects of the application process, including letters of recommendation, interviews, and selecting colleges.

Choose Your Boot Camp

Oh no! College Application Essay Boot Camps will return in Summer 2022.

Click here to see our available Admissions Consulting Packages!

What Students And Parents Are Saying

Akbar Rahel, Esq., College Admissions Director

Akbar is an attorney, teacher, tutor, and Admissions Counselor with two decades of proven experience successfully advising students from a diverse range of backgrounds for acceptance into the best schools in the world. He holds a Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Center and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.

  • 22 years college admissions consulting for undergraduate and graduate admissions.
  • 15 years tutoring.
  • 6 years teaching at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Washington.
  • 3 years of doctoral program completed.
  • American and international students have won over $17,000,000 in merit scholarships

His multidisciplinary experiences as a teacher with overwhelmingly positive student evaluations, former litigator with a top twenty global law firm, and director of an admissions counseling firm enables him to provide a perceptible competitive advantage to students who seek to establish themselves beyond the ordinary. As a doctoral student, he was awarded many highly competitive scholarships and grants, including Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) scholarships from the U.S. Department of Education in multiple languages and a research grant from the Law and Society Association.

He brings a lifetime of demonstrable commitment to student achievement. Among other accomplishments, he taught a student initiated course at U.C. Berkeley every semester for almost four years and has many years of private tutoring experience for standardized tests and writing. As an Admissions Counselor, he advises students throughout their high school career in addition to the actual application process. He also works with graduate applicants applying to a wide range of programs, such as law, medicine, business, doctoral, master’s, and pharmacy. Success – measured by acceptances – is achieved at every level, and his students are regularly accepted to the best universities, including Harvard, Yale, UC Berkeley, UCLA, Brown, Dartmouth, Columbia, Princeton, and Georgetown.

Akbar’s expansive and multicultural skill sets (including deep analytics, critical thinking, writing and administrative understandings) helps develop each student’s unique personal narratives in order to gain admission to the best schools. There are very few admissions experts with his level of knowledge and experience.

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