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College Admission Prep Camp Intensive

Education Unlimited - College Admission Prep Camp Intensive

A College Admission Prep Camp Intensive is a 19-day immersive program that prepares students for the increasingly competitive college admission process by providing expert instruction in SAT prep, college guidance counseling, and personal statement writing. Additionally, students visit top colleges and go on excursions to local attractions.

Participants will attend some of the following courses:

 SAT Prep

Students receive more than 50 hours of instruction and will take 5 practice tests to give them test-taking practice that closely mimics the actual SAT. The classroom portion of the course will be supplemented by detailed homework assignments that will benefit students long after they have completed the instructional meetings. Each student receives a take-home kit containing lesson books, practice exams and vocabulary flashcards.

Personal Statement Instruction

Expert writing instructors teach students the fundamentals of personal statement writing and guide them through the writing process. Students learn to express the self-awareness, imagination and curiosity that will make them attractive candidates to selective colleges. Students learn how to choose a topic, develop ideas, edit for content and style and avoid common pitfalls that weaken an applicant’s chances of admission. Students will leave the program with three different personal statement essays that are ready or nearly ready for submission with their college applications (note, students typically complete two longer-form essays and one shorter-form essay).

College Counseling

Students will each meet with two guidance counselors to receive plenty of feedback and insight into their personal college admission decisions. Both counselors will discuss college choices, high school planning and the college application with each student. Students will leave with a list of colleges for consideration from each counselor.

Excursions and Recreation

Students will tour several prominent university campuses (selection varies by camp location) where they will meet attending students, visit campus landmarks, and ask admission personnel critical questions. Also, to provide a break from class work, students will participate in a full-day chaperoned excursion such as a whitewater-rafting trip or a visit to Disneyland (specific excursion destination is dependent on the location of your camp session, and is subject to change due to a variety of factors). Camp staff also plans a host of evening activities and campus-based recreation so students may experience the excitement of college life!

A few words from our CAPC Intensive campers!

“The staff were very knowledgeable, helpful and above all, fun and entertaining." Christopher Campbell-Orrock, College Admission Prep Camp Intensive Camper

“The recreational activities were amazing, especially the whitewater rafting trip. The college counseling was also very helpful. I found so many colleges that I think I will be very happy at.” Katharine Chiu, College Admission Prep Camp Intensive Camper

To see our original, 11-day College Admission Prep Camp offering, please view here. For our 7-day abbreviated College Admission Prep Camp Choice, please view here. 


College Admission Prep Camp Intensive - Staff Profiles

Education Unlimited believes in small-group, immersive learning with subject matter experts and experienced teachers. We strive to provide industry-leading instruction to all of our students and hold all staff to the highest possible standards. Staff assignments vary by program and location. Some of our recent staff members for this program include:

Education Unlimited - Sarah Hoffman, ME (College Counselor)

Sarah Hoffman, ME — College Counselor

Sarah Hoffman brings more than 30 years of experience in the college admissions field both as a College Admissions officer and a high school college counselor.  She holds a Master of Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts with a major in sociology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is a...


Education Unlimited - John Robert Johnson (SAT Instructor)

John Robert Johnson — SAT Instructor

Robert Johnson is an instructor specializing in standardized test preparation.  For close to 20 years, Robert has taught the skills and nuances of test prep in both class and one-on-one format.  Inducted into MENSA during his teen years, Robert became a National Merit Finalist after he received his own impressive test scores.  A graduate of...

We will continue to add additional staff members as enrollment and availability dictate. Details are posted on additional staff members as they are confirmed.



Upcoming Sessions
* Tentative and Subject to Change

Session Grade Location Price Range  
Jul 14th 2019 - Aug 3rd 2019 11th - 12th UCLA $6,885.00 – $8,095.00