Learn the secrets of getting into elite colleges and graduate schools from the nation’s premier admissions experts. With three Ivy League degrees between them, four years working in Dartmouth College’s admissions office, and multiple bestselling books including their coauthored Don’t Worry You’ll Get In!, this dynamic duo has been featured everywhere from The New York Times and Business Week to The Oprah Winfrey Show. For the past 14 years their internationally acclaimed 4-day Application Boot Camp® has sold out within months of opening registration. They work with a limited number of students from around the world.
Top Tier’s Class of 2022 Early Acceptance Results
Acceptances are arriving!
"Thank you profoundly for the support you have provided to our children. Far more than assisting with packaging, you helped them identify and develop their true passions, which enabled persuasive, unique stories for the their applications. And the results were extraordinary! Your skills are matched only by your commitment to your students and your tireless work ethic. We wish you and your families a wonderful Holiday." – Private Counseling parent, Harvard Class of 2022
"P was accepted to Stanford (REA) last Friday! She attended ABC this summer as you know and couldn’t have done it without your team. Thank you so much for all your help. I have already referred my brother who has a 10th grader. Thanks again!" – Application Boot Camp parent, Stanford Class of 2022
"On behalf of S, I am pleased to share that she has been accepted to Dartmouth’s class of 2022! THANK YOU, for all you and your colleagues at Top Tier did to assist S with this accomplishment. Your guidance and counsel is truly invaluable. S is extremely happy and very excited about her future at Dartmouth College! She is both honored and humbled. Top Tier played a big part in her success!" – Application Boot Camp parent, Dartmouth Class of 2022
"We just got the news that L secured admission at GW! We are extremely excited and happy about this decision and wanted to convey our sincere thanks for helping L prepare for this very critical move in her life. Thank you so much for all your assistance, guidance and patience throughout the process. She couldn't have done this without you." – Private Counseling parent, GW Class of 2022
"Just got a decision from UPenn. ACCEPTED!!!! 🙂 Still can’t believe it. Thank you so much for all the help you’ve given. Really appreciate it." – Essay Guidance Program student, U Penn Class of 2022
"I GOT IN ED to Dartmouth! I am so grateful for all your support and the amazing ABC you run. I hope that other ABC students got good news as well! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!! And a HUGE thanks all the TTA staff who helped guide me with my essays! I couldn't have done this without you guys! GO BIG GREEN!!!" - Application Boot Camp student, Dartmouth Class of 2022
"I'm happy to inform you I got accepted to Harvard. My conversation that I think changed my mindset towards the application was the one I had with you about writing an essay about 4 memorable lines of a literary work. Your help with that essay helped me frame myself as something beyond just a math nerd. There were countless other things that you helped me on, from essays to interview tips to other small bits of advice. Thank you very much." – Private Counseling student, Harvard Class of 2022
"You’ll be happy to hear that I am part of Barnard College of Columbia University’s Class of 2022! I was admitted under their early decision program and I will be double majoring in physics and dance! Thank you so much for all of your help over the years and in getting me to this moment. It was one of the best feelings I have ever experienced opening my application and seeing the 'confetti' on the screen and the word 'Congratulations.' " -Private Counseling student, Barnard Class of 2022
"I WAS ACCEPTED TO HARVARD!!!!!!! Thank you so so so much! ***I know this is so melodramatic*** BUT from the moment I read your first edits I knew my essays were going to be magic. You are sharp and smart and the best wordsmith I've ever met. I feel like I learned so much about writing and editing just by sending drafts back and forth with you! Thank you again so much, you quite literally changed my life." – Essay Guidance Program student, Harvard Class of 2022
"Thanks, we appreciate your guidance during this entire process. You gave a great road map to provide structure and support during the arduous application process. You definitely pushed K (and us!) to find the niche he could make his own. Without your advice, I know K would not have had such a strong application. Thanks again for all of your guidance over the last 4 years." – Private Counseling parent, Stanford Class of 2022
"I am excited to announce that I have been admitted to the College of Arts and Sciences at Penn!!! Class of 2022!!! Thank you for all the help in developing my application and all the work that has been done." – Personal Boot Camp student, U Penn Class of 2022
"You guys are amazing! We are over-the-moon excited! We cannot thank you enough for pouring your heart and soul into supporting our family. Everything worked out so beautifully. WOW!!! THANK YOU. We look forward to a lasting friendship for many years." – Private Counseling parent, Harvard Class of 2022
"Even more good news, T was admitted to MIT last night! She had lots of tears. Very fortunate to be able to get into her #1 choice early, and not have to do any more applications or waiting. T had a really nice MIT essay package she crafted with your help that showed her unique self. P, thanks for being T’s mentor and cheerleader. She was so appreciative of your help. Thanks everyone!" – Essay Guidance Program parent, MIT Class of 2022
"I wanted to let you know that I was accepted into UPenn. Thank you for all your invaluable guidance and effort. Your help was a game changer." – Private Counseling student, U Penn Class of 2022
"This is to let you know that H was accepted at Cornell!! Cornell was her early decision school, and we learned that she got in this week. Thanks again to Mimi, Michele, Kristen, Maria, and the amazing Top Tier team! We very much appreciate all your help and support." – Application Boot Camp parent, Cornell Class of 2022
"Cornell accepted me! Thank you for all of your guidance during my application process. I truly don't think I would've made it this far without all of your help and brutal honesty." – Private Counseling student, Cornell Class of 2022
"The mock interview was great to learn the do’s and don’ts of campus and alumni interviews." -D.F., Boot Camp student
"I was accepted into Brown early decision! I cannot thank you all enough for your guidance and support in my application process! Without question, you are the best in the business! Thank you, thank you, thank you so much for everything!" - W.O., Application Boot Camp Student
"M. and M., your insight and advice about the application process is invaluable. I am so grateful that I had the opportunity to work with you! K., thank you so much for helping me construct an application strategy and work through the common app. I greatly appreciate your straightforward advice." –E.K., Application Boot Camp Student
“Thank you SO much for all you and your staff did to support P. this week. She is thrilled with the work she has accomplished!” –L.J., parent of Application Boot Camp student
“I just wanted to say thank you for all of your help before and during Bootcamp. The experience was amazing and I learned so much, while also getting so much done.” –A.I., Application Boot Camp Student
"Boot Camp was an incredibly effective use of my time and dramatically cut my stress levels during the application process." -R.O., Boot Camp student
"I am reassured in my application decisions and my in-range schools. I won't be freaking out for the next few months. Thanks Mimi and Michele!" - Application Boot Camp student
“I am amazed at how much S. got done this week AND he was even smiling when we left!” –P.N., Parent of Application Boot Camp Student
Boot Camp is just a CRUCIAL program for gaining an understanding of the college admissions process! Thank you!
"Just wanted tell you that I received my acceptance letter to Dartmouth today!! Thank you so much for all of your help this summer - I greatly appreciate it and it obviously paid off! Can't wait to be a 19!" - R.C., Application Boot Camp student
Most of this advice is not easily available to students. My essays are DONE!
"The senior counselors were so talented and Mimi and Michele were so accessible!" -ABC Student
"Boot Camp has been so helpful. It's allowed me to finish my applications before classes start and has saved me frustration AND heartbreak!" - Application Boot Camp student
It's so awesome to feel confident in your applications!
Boot Camp 2014 student
"Thank you for the study skills. I finished my essays with time to spare." - Application Boot Camp student
Boot Camp 2014 student
"I accomplished so much more than I ever dreamed!"-E.L., Boot Camp student
"I am writing to thank everyone at ABC for all the help with my essays and the Common Application. I really benefited from these past 4 days in Boston and I would be happy to recommend ABC to anyone that asks." --R.L. Application Boot Camp student
"The workshops were really useful and gave me a break from the intensive writing." -P.A., Boot Camp student