Peninsula

Academy

Our Location

550 Deep Valley Dr., Ste 277

Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

office@penacad.com

Tel: 310.377.1297

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At Peninsula Academy, we take pride in our student-centered, synergistic, systematic, and team support approach that leads to college admissions as well as success in college and beyond. We base our advice and approach in education and social science research and data analytics. We help students identify and build on their strengths, improve their weaknesses, and enable them to take actionable, strategic steps to maximize their odds of admission into their dream colleges. 

 

Our counselors have advanced degrees from top universities such as Columbia, U Penn, Duke, UC Berkeley, UCLA, and USC. Together, we have decades of combined experience in college counseling and higher education. No matter where you are in the process of college planning or application, we have the expertise and resources to help you not only realize your goal, but also reach higher and achieve your true potential.

Our Counseling Services

College Planning
8th-11th Grade

College Transfer
Community College Students

  • Create and supervise college planning timeline

  • Advise high school course plan

  • Enhance extracurricular and leadership development

  • Apply for summer pre-college programs

  • Advise and prepare for ACT or SAT

  • Build college lists

  • Choose major and minors

  • Plan and/or chaperone college visit

  • Plan letters of recommendation

  • Build transfer college lists

  • Advise college major

  • Advise community college course plan

  • Create and supervise application timeline

  • Refine applications for UC, CSU, and private colleges

  • Compose and refine application essays

  • Advise waitlisted or deferred admission

  • Plan letters of recommendation

  • Apply for scholarships and financial aid

Graduate School Application

Applicants to Master's and Doctoral Programs

  • Advise majors and careers

  • Build graduate school lists

  • Create and supervise application timeline

  • Compose and refine application essays

  • Compose or refine existing writing samples

  • Review application forms

  • Mock admissions interviews

  • Advise communicating with faculty

  • Plan letters of recommendation

  • Build college lists

  • Choose major and minors

  • Create and supervise application timeline

  • Refine applications for UC, CSU, and private colleges

  • Advise and prepare for ACT or SAT

  • Compose and refine application essays

  • Prepare for admissions interviews

  • Advise waitlisted or deferred admission

  • Plan letters of recommendation

  • Prepare for college transition

  • Apply for scholarships and financial aid

College Application & Transition
Seniors and Rising Seniors

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