Helping You Prepare for College Admission
The products on this page are written by Danielle Bianchi Golod and use the processes she uses every day with her private tutoring students here in Austin, TX. They draw on her 15+ years of experience helping parents and students prepare for college admission during high school beginning in 9th grade. You will find a guide to college admission for parents, step-by-step college preparation for students in 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade, as well as a number of application essay courses. If there is something you need help with that you don’t find here, please visit our services page or you can always contact us at anytime.
Help for Parents
College Admissions at a Glance
Parent’s Guide to College Admission
Parents looking to get up to speed on what preparing for college looks like in the 21st century, this is the place to start. I have written a short guide highlighting what students need to accomplish each year of high school. I have also included sections for prospective college athletes, children with learning disabilities, standardized test preparation, as well as scholarships and financial aid. You can order a print copy, purchase it for Kindle®, or read it online here for free.
Preparing for College in High School
College Admissions Step-by-Step
A step-by-step system to preparing for college
Divided up into four courses, one for each year of high school, College Admissions step-by-step uses Danielle Bianchi Golod’s proven systems to prepare students (and parents) for the entire admissions process. This is a true “from start to finish” course that explains what needs to be accomplished, why it is important, and the best way to accomplish each task. And, it works great on mobile devices! Read more about College Admissions Step-by-Step for 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade.
Help with College Application Essays
University of California Application Essays
Answering the UC Personal Insight Questions
A step-by-step guide to writing UC Application Essays
The University of California system has come out with new application essay questions this year causing many students a lot of stress. Danielle Bianchi Golod comes to their rescue with simple strategies to help students write unique and creative essays. She walks students through each question, explaining how not to answer the essays and giving examples of how to use her tactics to create a one-of-a-kind response.
Personal Statement Essays
The Personal Statement Blueprint
A proven system to write memorable application essays, quickly and easily.
The personal statement essay is something that students from coast-to-coast have difficulty with each application season. What should I write about? How do I start my essay? How long should my essay be? What format should my essay follow? These are just some of the same questions I hear every year. In the Personal Statement Blueprint, I walk you step-by-step through creating your own memorable and unique essay, quickly and easily.
Common Application Essays
The Supplemental Questionnaire Blueprint
A proven system to create memorable common application essays.
Put an end to the indecision and get answers to all of your questions about what you should or should not include in your supplemental essays to the Common Application. College admissions expert Danielle Bianchi Golod walks you step-by-step through her proven process to help you create memorable essays that will help separate you from the crowd.