College Coach was founded in 1998 on the principle that every student is a unique individual. Decades later, working one-on-one with students around the world, College Coach maintains a 100% success rate, with every single student accepted into school – and nearly all (98%) into one of their top choices.
Back in 1998, founders Stephen Kramer and Michael London saw how stressed families were about applications, and assembled a team of former admissions officers from top colleges around the country to give families personalized and actionable advice built from their real experiences assessing applications and essays, making admissions decisions, and knowing what helped students stand out.
In 1999, College Coach began offering a version of its services through employers as an employee benefit. Many employers signed on. Seven years later, the company joined Bright Horizons® as one of its family of benefits.
Our Insider Blog and the Getting In: A College Coach Conversation podcast has made us an authority both for families and news outlets looking for insights and expert industry commentary.
Every year, we continue to look forward to helping a new group of future graduates reach their educational dreams.
With a background at some of the nation's most selective institutions, Stacy Raddock brings valuable perspective to the College Coach team. A long-time education professional, Ms. Raddock began her admissions career as a senior admissions officer at Columbia University where she guided recruitment, selection, and enrollment of domestic and international MBA students. In addition, she played a significant role on the advising side, working closely with students in the university's student development and activities department. Ms. Raddock also brings extensive knowledge of the independent school perspective, with experience at the elite Dalton School in Manhattan. Today at College Coach, Ms. Raddock leads the admissions education team. In that role, she oversees special projects and curriculum development, new employee hiring and training, and staffing for employer-sponsored services. She also manages a team of consultants. Ms. Raddock has a bachelor of arts degree in history from Brown University, and a master of arts degree in higher education administration from Columbia University's Teachers College. Read more about Stacy Raddock here.
Our client support team is ready to match you with a dedicated college admissions counselor who will provide one-on-one help and a personalized experience to meet your family wherever you are in the process.
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