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Proven Expertise

marcella de laurentiis

Marcella graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in English and from Stanford University with a Masters of Arts in Communications.

Marcella was an Admissions Reader for the University of Chicago, where she used the university's secret alphanumeric rating system to help accept 8% of applicants.

Marcella was an Admissions Reader for UC Berkeley's Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology Program—a business + engineering program with a 2% acceptance rate. 

Marcella was an Admissions Reader for LaunchX, a prestigious entrepreneurship program.

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alexander muller

Alex graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in Symbolic Systems, an interdisciplinary major spanning computer science, artificial intelligence, linguistics, philosophy, and more.

Alex was an Admissions Reader for Stanford University, where he evaluated hundreds of applications from the competitive Bay Area.

With a background as a software engineering manager, Alex is especially adept at identifying ways in which computer science and other STEM applicants can differentiate themselves in the admissions process.

STATS

80%

Of students in the class of 2023 who applied to a "top 10" were admitted to 1 or more

143

Of our students have been admitted to 

"top 10" universities

MATRICULATIONS
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CLASS OF 2023 Matriculations

Stanford - 5 

Cornell - 3

Duke - 2

Yale - 1

University of Pennsylvania - 2

University of Chicago - 1

New York University - 2

Brown - 3

Carnegie Mellon - 1

Berkeley - 1

University of Illinois - 1

Boston University - 1

Georgetown - 1

Northeastern - 1

Purdue - 2

University of Wisconsin - 1

MATRICULATIONS

CLASS OF 2022 Matriculations

Stanford - 2 

Yale - 1 

Princeton - 2 

University of Chicago - 4 

Duke - 4 

University of Pennsylvania - 2 

Columbia - 2 

Brown - 1 

Washington University in St Louis - 1 

New York University - 2 

Berkeley - 3 

Dartmouth - 1 

Claremont McKenna - 1 

Carnegie Mellon - 3 

Boston College - 1 

University of Southern California - 1

University of Texas at Austin - 1

University of Michigan - 1 

Emory - 1

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CLASS OF 2021 Matriculations

MIT - 1

Stanford - 4

Duke - 5

Yale - 1 

University of Chicago - 1

Berkeley - 5

Northwestern - 1

Columbia - 1

Dartmouth - 1

Johns Hopkins - 1

Brown - 2

UCLA - 1

Carnegie Mellon - 1

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CLASS OF 2020 Matriculations

Princeton - 1

Stanford - 4

University of Pennsylvania - 3

Yale - 1

University of Chicago - 3

Dartmouth - 2

Duke - 2

Berkeley - 4

Columbia - 1

Brown - 1

Tufts - 1

Rice - 2

Carnegie Mellon - 1

Washington University in St Louis - 1

University of Southern California - 2

Barnard - 1

Georgetown - 1

UCLA - 1

New York University - 1

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CLASS OF 2019 Matriculations

Duke - 3

University of Pennsylvania - 2

University of Chicago - 2

Yale - 1

Columbia - 1

Stanford - 1

Cornell - 1

Dartmouth - 1

Vanderbilt - 2

Georgetown - 1

Johns Hopkins - 1

Brown - 1

Berkeley - 2

Carnegie Mellon -2

University of North Carolina - 2

Georgia Tech - 1

Rice - 1

UCLA - 1

UC San Diego - 1

University of Southern California - 1

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CLASS OF 2018 Matriculations

University of Chicago - 5

Columbia - 4

Princeton - 1

Brown - 3

Yale - 2

Stanford - 1

Duke - 1

Berkeley - 3

University of Michigan - 2

Vanderbilt - 1

Washington University in St Louis - 1

Carnegie Mellon - 2

Tufts - 1

Pomona - 2

UCLA - 3

Georgia Tech - 1

Swarthmore - 1

Barnard - 1

University of Texas at Austin - 1

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CLASS OF 2017 Matriculations

Stanford - 4

Harvard - 1

University of Chicago - 3

Brown - 1

Yale - 1

Columbia - 1

University of Pennsylvania - 2

Duke - 2

Rice - 1

University of Southern California - 4

Georgetown - 1

Berkeley - 2

UC San Diego - 2

New York University - 2

Carnegie Mellon - 1

University of North Carolina - 1

Juilliard - 1

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CLASS OF 2016 Matriculations

MIT - 1

Princeton - 1

University of Chicago - 3

Columbia - 1

Brown - 1

University of Southern California - 1

Berkeley - 3

UCLA - 1

UC San Diego - 2

Juilliard - 1

Williams - 1

​Swarthmore - 1

Tulane - 1

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CLASSES OF 2013, 2014 and 2015 Matriculations

Princeton - 1

Stanford - 2

Columbia - 1

University of Chicago - 1

Dartmouth - 1

Berkeley - 3

UCLA - 1

UC San Diego - 1

Amherst - 1

Barnard - 1

TESTIMONIALS

Testimonials

“Marcella helped me brainstorm ideas for my essays and gave me thorough and timely feedback, which truly helped me excel as a writer beyond college supplementals. I had access to a vast array of resources that demystified the college admissions process and let me strategize ways to approach essays, the activity list, and additional information sections. She also aided me with staying on track to meet critical deadlines and ensured that I was prepared to submit applications in advance of the deadlines. Marcella's guidance allowed me to present a polished and authentic application to every school, and her support was instrumental in my admissions success.

– Anna, admitted to Duke, class of 2025

Contact

For questions, comments, or to schedule a meeting, please email Marcella at

Marcella@HelpWithApps.com

CONTACT
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