Top College Consultants exists as a resource to the public seeking to understand the complexities of the college admissions process. The information contained on this site is designed to provide a comprehensive look at the top college admissions counseling and consulting firms by offering resources, opinions, and rankings as a guide to helping you choose the best firm to guide you and your family through the college application process. These rankings are updated annually based upon an algorithmic approach which also includes public voting, and editorial input. We do accept input and feedback from firms on the list. We do NOT accept advertising payments from listed firms, industry partners, vendors, suppliers, nor employers. 



To qualify for the Top College Consultants ranking list, organizations must maintain a global practice area, have a minimum of five years experience in educational placement counseling or admissions, and have advised a minimum of 100 students in the previous three years on graduate or undergraduate level admissions.