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About Sibia Admissions


We Make Sure You Stand Out to Admissions Officers. 

Sibia Admissions offers personalized consulting services to college, professional school, and graduate school applicants in the United States and abroad. Our highly qualified consultants and editors help you to navigate the increasingly competitive admissions process through a variety of coaching, advising, and editing packages. After working closely with a Sibia consultant, you can be certain that your application will compellingly demonstrate the strengths of your candidacy. 

We Tailor Our Services to Your Specific Goals and Schedule. 

Our consultants have extensive admissions coaching experience and have all earned degrees from prestigious universities, nationally and internationally. With each client, we adopt a personalized approach, working one-on-one with you to gain a thorough understanding of your academic background and personal experiences. Instead of offering generic advice, we customize our consulting services to your needs and ambitions, maximizing your chances of gaining admission to your target schools. 

Our Core Values: 

+ It's More Than a Numbers Game. You're more than your test scores and GPA. We get to know you and become thoroughly familiar with your relevant academic/professional background. 

+ Unique Applicants Need Unique Admissions Advice. We first gain a full understanding of your accomplishments, academic history, and target schools. Then, we tailor our admissions advice to meet your preferences.

+ Admissions Guidance Should Be Accessible to All Students. With more applicants turning to admissions consultants today, we believe everyone deserves the edge we can provide. All of our admissions consulting services are priced reasonably.

 + Prompt and Reliable Customer Service Is Key. Your personal Sibia consultant will be on hand, available via phone or email to answer any questions you may have about the application process. 

+ Your Admissions Success Is Our Success. Just as we believe you aren't merely a statistic to admissions officers, you're more than just a client to us. We strive wholeheartedly to help you get accepted to your desired program. 

Meet Our Team 

Erick Widman:  Erick first began providing strategic admissions counseling and advice in 1999 when he taught for a year at the Budapest College of Economics. He advised college students from all over Europe, Asia and North America on how best to gain admission to U.S. graduate schools. In addition, in 2005, Erick founded the premier online SAT essay preparation website, the Essay Institute, which has since been merged into Sibia Admissions. He graduated cum laude with a BA in international political science from UCLA and received a law degree from the University of California, Davis. Clients who have worked with Erick praise his accessibility, reliability and excellent insight for both undergraduate and graduate admissions. 

Dona Le: Dona attended Harvard University, where she earned a dual AB degree in Germanic Languages & Literatures and Music in 2005. Upon graduation, she was recommended for High Honors by the departments of her major, and her senior thesis was awarded magna cum laude plus by the German department. Later, Dona received an M. Phil degree with Distinction in Popular Literature from Trinity College Dublin; her master's dissertation was also awarded a Distinction by the TCD School of English. Throughout this time, she has also worked as a freelance editor and helped native English-speaking and international students with their admissions essays and applications. Students who have received Dona's admissions consulting advice remark upon her valuable editing skills, dedication, and personalized approach.

Jennifer Jenkins: Jennifer obtained her B.A. in History and Spanish from Wellesley College, her M.A. in History from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and her Ph.D. in History from Brandeis University. In terms of her law school admissions counseling experience, she is a former Admissions Officer at Harvard Law School and an Assistant Director of Admissions at Northeastern University School of Law. Jennifer enjoys advising and assisting students in academic matters, particularly with their law school personal statements, history papers, and dissertations. Students have frequently commented that she is dedicated and that her contributions have been very constructive and helpful.

Contact Us

We invite you to contact Sibia Admissions by email, or call us at 1-800-350-2706.

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