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A-List advising team serves as in-house university advisors at a variety of leading secondary schools throughout the UK.

Our team includes former admissions directors at top US universities and individuals with years of university counselling experience at high performing secondary schools.  A-List emphasises a personal approach that pairs advisors carefully with students to maximise success. In addition to our in-depth understanding of the admissions process, our team also offers expert advice on scholarships, STEM applications, athletic recruitment, the University of California system, and creative applications.  A-List guides supports all  students, encompassing a range of interests and ambitions. 

Also, we offer professional development for your school’s faculty and staff. If you have designated a US university coordinator at your school, we can help them develop the skills to support teachers as they write recommendation letters, developing clear and effective school transcripts and school profiles, and  discuss how international students can finance an education. 


“Helping students make informed choices as they apply to US universities is of paramount importance. As counsellors, we are expected to support students’ aspirations as well as reassure families that their students will thrive during their university years and there will be a return on investment…”


“The cost of US higher education is much publicized and cause for needed debate both in the US and around the world. The sticker price for many US universities can be shocking. Thinking about how you will finance your degree is crucial, particularly for international students…”

Holistic Review - What does this mean?

“If you have any contact with a US university representative, they will talk about the “holistic” admissions review process.  This means that US universities evaluate a student in their entirety, taking note of both their scholarly and personal traits…”

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