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A-List Education - Anglo-American - ArborBridge - CATES - College Goals - College Prospects of America - Greene's Tutorial College - InTuition - Jon Tabbert Associates - Kaplan Test Prep - Karen Berlin Ishii - Mayflower Educational Consultants - McKniff University Solutions - Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane - Sporting Elite USA - The Studyworks - Uni in the USA - USApplicants - UES London

A-List Education UK—Test Preparation & US College Admissions Consultants


+44 (0)203 004 8101

A-List is an elite educational consultancy, founded by Ivy League graduates. We have worked with 10,000+ students globally, publish our proprietary textbooks and online learning tools, employ a staff of passionate educators, train teachers at top schools and are frequently recognised as a leader in US education innovation. A-List UK offers this wealth of knowledge and expertise to UK-based students planning to study in the US. We can guide you through the entire US university application process including test prep (SAT/ACT), selecting colleges, writing college essays and applications, and financial aid and scholarships. Our approach is customised to meet your specific needs.

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Anglo-American Tutoring - Admissions Test Tutor

Head Tutor: Steve Schwartz

+44 (0)20 8699 3248

SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, Math and Verbal GMAT and GRE tuition. Instructors are Ivy League graduates each with over 20 years of experience preparing students to take American standardised exams. Private lessons are arranged at convenient times in your home. Anglo-American Tutoring helps students apply successfully to the top undergraduate programmes in the US by tutoring for required examinations, advising on school selection, and assisting with the preparation of strong written applications and personal statements. We have extensive experience working with gifted and mildly dyslexic students. In short, we offer our students a full range of support and services, as needed, throughout the application process.


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ArborBridge's full-time, professional tutors provide premium, one-on-one SAT, ACT, and Subject Test preparation to UK students who are applying to selective American universities. Graduates from top universities in the USA, including Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Penn, MIT, UC-Berkeley, and UCLA, ArborBridge tutors work with students in a dynamic online classroom, at times convenient for busy students. ArborBridge students receive the most personalized test preparation in the world, utilizing a proprietary algorithm that chooses each student a customized program from 479 distinct lessons. Interested students may email to inquire about complimentary demonstration lessons and diagnostic exams, or learn more online at

CATES - Test Tutor & Educational Consultant

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+44 (0)207 016 8967

As a full-service test preparation and admissions support company in New York and London, CATES aims to provide people with the tools and resources they need to transform their lives. Unlike organizations with a one-size-fits-all approach, our expert tutors design programs tailored to each student’s specific strengths and weaknesses, giving them the strategies and knowledge of content they need to succeed. Our admissions experts can then also guide students through the entire college process, from choosing the right schools to crafting their essays. Contact us today to register for one of our free mock tests or for a free consultation!

College Goals - Educational Consultant


+1 401-454-4585

College Goals is a highly qualified university admission consulting practice providing comprehensive counseling to international families interested in higher education opportunities in the United States and Britain. We are a former Ivy League Associate Dean; two Associate Directors in Admission at major American universities who coordinated the review of international applicants; and an educator with expertise in test preparation and alternative learning options. Our students not only get in, they thrive! Evening and weekend internet and phone-based counseling is available to students and parents, providing accessible, rapid, responsive, personal guidance and support throughout the college search and application process.

College Prospects of America - Sports Scholarships Consultant


+44 (0)1582 712 364

Since 1990, the British branch of College Prospects of America has helped over 1800 students (including UK-based Americans) who play soccer, tennis, golf, track & field, basketball and many other sports to gain scholarships at hundred of colleges and universities throughout the United States. CPOA also offers an academic placement service for American citizens. If you want to study in the US, check out our website for more details. 

Greene's Tutorial College - Test Tutor and Educational Consultant


+44 (0)1865 248308

For over 45 years, Greene’s has helped thousands of students prepare for, and apply to, university. Our services are specifically designed to support UK-educated students applying to the US and include SAT I and SAT II tutoring, application advice, personal statement writing, and interview practice. Most of our students apply to British as well as US universities and our expertise lies in preparation for the range of aptitude tests required by the most competitive universities and selective courses. We work with students in person, online, and at schools.

Jon Tabbert Associates - Educational Consultant


+44 (0)207 491 8085

Jon Tabbert Associates is a UK-based educational advising organization offering information, guidance and assistance to British, American and international students applying to universities in the United States. Staffed by a team of experienced former American university admission officers, JTA provides hands-on support with all aspects of the application for admission process, including: identifying appropriate universities, reviewing application essays, advising on the SAT, offering guidance on financial aid, reviewing the role of the student’s school in the application process and so forth. Over the past thirteen years, clients have been accepted to leading universities across the United States: Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, Brown, Penn, Cornell, Dartmouth, Stanford, Duke, Chicago, UC-Berkeley, Northwestern, Georgetown and many more. One-off, ongoing and essay support services are available.

Kaplan Test Prep

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+44 (0)207 930 3130

Study with Kaplan and benefit from 75 years of SAT test preparation experience, and the combined expertise of our elite faculty. All of our instructors have scored at or above the 90th percentile in the exam they are teaching, ensuring that you are learning from the best!

Our experience means that we can offer a unique combination of realistic testing experiences, expertly-trained teachers and quality study materials. We’ll guide you step-by-step to achieve your best possible score, helping you get into a University of your choice! A variety of courses are on offer, including classroom courses, private tuition, online course options, practice tests, US admissions consulting and free practice material. 

We personalise our approach with each student through unique features such as Kaplan’s SMART reports™, making sure you have the right preparation to ace the exam on test day!

Karen Berlin Ishii Premier Tutoring and Test Preparation

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Karen Berlin Ishii, a graduate of Brown University with over 25 years' experience as a teacher and test preparation tutor, teaches in-person in New York, in London seminars – and internationally by videochat – for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, ISEE, SSAT, SHSAT, GRE, TOEFL and more. Karen customizes winning test-taking techniques and strategies to each student's level and learning style, for an engaging learning experience that is personalized, purposeful, energized and keenly focused on achievement. Accessible and flexible, Karen coordinates closely with students and their parents to fine-tune lessons and coaching, empowering all with solid skills, knowledge and confidence.

Mayflower Educational Consultants

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+44 (0)7521 428 478

Mayflower Education is a higher education consulting company, specialising in advising students and parents on higher education opportunities in the United States. Our knowledge, experience and dedication to our customers allows us to expertly guide students through the process of identifying goals, selecting a university or college, completing applications and preparing for success at an American institution. Mayflower’s consultants have all experienced university life in the States first-hand, and assisted students from all backgrounds. We offer a variety of packages to fit every budget. Contact us today and we will discuss your priorities and develop a programme to meet your needs. 

McKniff University Solutions


+44 (0)771 761 4889 

Virginia McKniff is an educational consultant and specializes in helping students with university admissions in the UK, the US, Canada and Europe. She has 40 plus years in international education as a teacher, university/ college counselor and administrator. In addition, Virginia has a solid knowledge of the international, US and UK educational systems and can advise on all aspects of the university admissions process from selecting courses, choosing schools, meeting deadlines, completing applications and writing essays and personal statements. Virginia’s primary goal is to assist   students in making university choices that will be realistic, will reflect their talents and skills and will lead to a successful college experience. Virginia will provide a bespoke program for each student and will provide extensive support and assistance to students and their families throughout the application process.

Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane

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+44 (0)203 638 0462

Nemecek Bonas MacFarlane has over twenty-five years’ experience assisting students and their families realise their goal to study in the USA. Every year we have successfully assisted hundreds of students gain admission to all the most prestigious US universities and colleges. Our Director, Anthony Nemecek, is a former Director of the US-UK Fulbright Commission (EAS), co-author of Uni in the USA (published by the Good Schools Guide), and has unrivalled expertise and contacts in international education. Anthony is supported by a team of specialists highly skilled in assisting students find the right university and submitting the best possible applications. Our services include: assessment, college selection, application support, essay and supplement review, advocacy and accompanied university visits.

Sporting Elite USA

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+44 (0)20 8546 4855

Sporting Elite USA is a sports scholarship agency that specialises in obtaining full or partial scholarships for eligible student athletes in over 25 different sports. We have access to over 2,000 colleges in the USA that offer sports scholarships, this includes all colleges from the NCAA, NAIA & NJCAA. We currently work with some of the top independent and state schools in the UK to increase the awareness and knowledge of the US collegiate system. Our employees have over 10 years of experience in placing students and building relationships with college coaches which puts us in a great position when assessing a students ability to compete in the US collegiate system.

The Studyworks - Admissions Test Tutor & Educational Consultant


Tutor: Michèle Collias, BA (hons) JD (cum laude)

+44 (0)207 402 9877

Established in London in 1984, the Studyworks offers SAT and ACT preparation and application essay guidance to American and European educated students seeking admission to US universities. Our courses prepare students in all aspects of standardised exams including substance, timing, essay writing, and multiple choice strategies and techniques. Our students improve their SAT scores from 100 – 300 points, their ACT scores from 20 – 30 points, and have gained admission to Ivy League and other top universities. We offer classroom courses and private tuition both in central London and at: ACS Cobham, Egham & Hillingdon; Downe House; Eton; Harrow; Harrodian; FSU; and TASIS. For your SAT and ACT SUCCESS, Prepare with the BEST.

UES London

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+44 (0) 20 7724 8333

UES London are specialists in US college admissions. As well as essay and personal statement advice, we provide expert tuition and courses for the SAT I, ACT, SAT II Subject Tests, GRE and GMAT. These exams are of a very different style to anything students might have seen before, but our highly experienced tutors have passed them with full marks and pride themselves on understanding exactly what it takes to get high scores and gain places at top US institutions. We are fully acquainted with the intricacies of applying to university in America, and we work with and are recommended by top British schools. We provide a first-class, bespoke service for those who want the best possible tuition in London.

Uni in the USA

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Brought to you by Good Schools Guide 

Uni in the USA is the definitive UK guide to US universities, containing reviews of over 65 different universities plus detailed guidance on how to choose a university, how to apply and how to pay for it. This new 2012 edition, which has been trebled in size, was written by British students - based on hundreds of student interviews - with Anthony Nemecek, former Fulbright Director of Advising.

Available in print from good bookshops or for just £17.99. Also available as an eBook for Kindle, iPad, smartphones, PCs and Macs via Amazon's Kindle store. Electronic versions contain bonus information on universities in Europe, Asia and beyond. Don’t go West without it!



USApplicants - Admissions Test Tutor & Educational Consultant


+44 (0)207 351 0507

USApplicants provides highly bespoke tuition and advice across the three core areas of the American university admissions process: SAT I & II/ACT tuition, college selection, and application preparation. Our experienced and friendly tutors are recent graduates from Ivy League and other top-tier colleges. We offer relevant and honest insight, instruction, and support to students who are often balancing their UK exam commitments with the unfamiliar process of applying to the US--with great results. For students in London, we can arrange private lessons in your home at times convenient for you; for those outside London, we offer residential placements and online tuition. We require no contracted hours – we are guided by your need, and will tailor our services to help all our students realize their own potential.

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