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Affordable, professional college counseling for selective universities.

At Cardinal Consulting, you will receive professional essay editing, interview coaching, and personalized college counseling services from students who attend the colleges you're applying to. Our mission is to make college counseling affordable and accessible to all applicants.

We Know How Hard the Process Is.

We differ ourselves from other college counseling services because we know firsthand how difficult applying to college can be. Founded by two Stanford students, we are a group of editors and advisors who attend schools in the the Ivy League and other notable universities. At Cardinal Consulting, we have mastered the admissions process and want to help you succeed on your admissions journey.

Essay Editing

We'll help you craft a story that showcases your background and distinguishes you in the applicant pool.

Advisors Like You

You'll receive advice from and build relationships with people who applied to your schools before.

Affordability-Based Pricing

We provide several pricing tiers, ensuring you receive premium consulting uncompromised by an affordable cost.

Affordability-Based Pricing

We provide several pricing tiers, ensuring you receive premium consulting at an affordable cost.

Résumé Building

Catered towards juniors and seniors, we'll host virtual résumé building workshops and, if needed, even write them for you!

Résumé Building

Catered towards juniors and seniors, we'll host virtual résumé building workshops and, if needed, even write them for you!

Financial Aid Advising

We'll revise your scholarship essays and draft financial aid appeal letters to maximize your aid.

Interview Coaching

You’ll get one-on-one professional training with coaches over Zoom for acing the college interview.

Passionate students backed by industry professionals

While we have a cohort of predominantly student editors, we also have a team of professional editors who hold master's degrees in fields from English to Educational Counseling. With us, you'll walk away with an essay that artfully tells your story and voices who you are.

Our Tiers

We built Cardinal Consulting to be affordable. We offer different Tiers for our essay editing service, so you can choose how much you wish to pay!

STANDARD

Pre-Selected Editor

5-7 Day Turnaround Time


$1 / 20 Words

PREMIUM

Choose Your Own Editor!

3-4 Day Turnaround Time


$2 / 20 Words

IVY

Access to Professional Editors!

1-2 Day Rush Turnaround Time

Get 2 Rounds of Editing!


$3 / 20 Words