• May 1, 2020

    Deposit: Last day to submit deposits to colleges of intent to enroll

Writing Coach and College Admissions Advisor

IvyClimbing Education Services is an education consulting company located in Sunnyvale, California. It is currently recruiting two talented writing coach/college admission advisors (combined positions) to work 80% to 100% with high school students. The specifics are below.

Working with Three Groups of Students:

  • Visitors/Students (9th-11th grade)
  • Visitors/Students (11th grade) (in the pipeline of applying for colleges)
  • Seniors (in the process of applying for colleges)

Services to Students:

  • Summer Pre-College Program Applications
  • One-on-One Visitor Meetings & Counseling (e.g. course selection, extracurricular activities, test planning, summer arrangement)
  • College Application Support (e.g. essay coaching, resume development, application forms completion, to recommendation letter preps)

Percentage of Work Involved:

  • 15% Student Advising (e.g. Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors)
  • 15% Student  Advising (e.g. Seniors for college admissions)
  • 30% Writing Coach
  • 30% Editing
  • 10% Administrative


  • The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in English, or any other writing intensive programs and training, such as history, journalism, MFA, and Ph.D.
  • Superb writing skills, with experience writing personal narratives, essays, and creative non-fictions.
  • A strong ability to guide students to research colleges and universities and produce high quality content to support college, summer program, and scholarship applications
  • Outstanding interpersonal, critical thinking, and project management skills
  • Flexible, able to work in the late afternoons/evenings/weekends when students are available
  • College admissions knowledge desirable, but not required
  • Teaching experience desirable, but not required

Other Key Personal Attributes for Success on This Job:

  • A self-learner, researcher, go-getter, role model
  • Proactive, service oriented, patient
  • Detail and deadline oriented, with a great sense of urgency
  • Embrace and initiate changes

Out of the area candidates, please do not apply.

Please submit a cover letter and a resume to: [email protected].

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