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How it Works

Step 1

Initial Consultation

Discuss Goals & Next Steps

To start the process, all prospective students will receive a phone consultation with our college counselor. The purpose of this consultation is for our team to learn more about you: your interests, academic record, and admission goals.
Step 2


Figure Out A plan of Action

Your Zinkerz counselor will advise you on your curriculum, academic interests, extracurriculars, supplementary test preparation and courses, and college visits. Your counselor works with you to develop a college list that balances your applicant profile with your future education goals, and creates a plan of action to ensure you gain admission to schools of your choice.
Step 3

Essay & Application


Your counselor will help you create a winning application package. You’ll work with your counselor to brainstorm and develop essays that answer the required prompts, and our editors will help you edit your final draft. Your counselor will also help you choose recommendation letters and showcase your extracurricular activities.
Step 4



Let us worry about your application deadlines. Your counselor will compile and review your application package, ensure you’ve completed all the necessary documents, and prepare you for any interviews. Once you hear back from schools, your counselor will help you select a college or university that best fits your interests and potential.


Our exceptional counseling service has consistently delivered results. Our counselors work closely with each family to develop a one-of-a-kind plan to create competitive application packages to the top colleges and universities in the country.


For 9th & 10th Graders
  • Academic interest definition
  • Academic advising & course selection
  • Extracurricular profile development
  • Summer activity planning
  • External academic opportunities
  • Standardized test strategy
  • Preliminary college visits
  • Financial aid planning
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For 11th & 12th Graders
  • All services in Early plan PLUS:
  • College visits planning
  • College list development
  • Admissions strategy
  • Common App essay
  • Supplemental essay
  • Resume development
  • Letter of recommendation strategy
  • Final application review
  • Interview preparation
  • Decision support
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Why choose Zinkerz?

Our highly experienced team will offer you the motivation, support, and expertise you need to succeed.

Focusing on your strengths and goals, your tailored plan guarantees effective learning for optimal results.

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Zinkerz counselors have over 30 years of combined experience, and have helped nearly 100 students gain admission to the first college of their choice.


Our counselors adapt to each student’s specific needs and availability. If you want to adjust your plan, we’re here to listen and make the necessary changes.


Feeling nervous about an application, or want to chat about whether a college is right for you? No problem -- your Zinkerz counselor is easily accessible by phone, email, or in person.


Unlike other counseling services, Zinkerz values your convenience above all else; that’s why we tailor your plan to work with your busy schedule, not to impede it.

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Schedule a free consultation with one of our counselors to help you get going.



Zinkerz helped simplify one of the most stressful and difficult decisions I’ve ever had to make: choosing which universities to apply to. With Zinkerz’s help, my whole application process was straightforward and stress-free. Without the guidance and support of Zinkerz, I would not have realized my potential.

Martha L,Student

Zinkerz works miracles. My son had a difficult time in high school, and so we weren’t sure college would be an option for him. Zinkerz helped my son identify his goals and become a competitive applicant at schools we never thought possible. A year later, we are overjoyed to see my son at a college where he is not only happy but excelling both academically and socially. Zinkerz opened the window of opportunity for my son, and helped him find his motivation to continue building his own path, thank you Zinkerz.

Francisco H,Parent

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