College admissions are stressful and confusing.

Get help from current students at top, Ivy League schools.

Dewey Smart counselors are empathetic, relatable, and knowledgeable.

Dewey Smart students are 2x more likely to get into their top 3 schools.


Boost your resume

Intern with Dewey Smart’s partners at YC-backed startups and non-profits affiliated with top universities. 

Pursue an independent study project that will knock the socks off of admissions officers.



Package your Application

Work with an empathetic counselor to find your story and share your passions through a structured brainstorming process

Get in-depth feedback and nitty-gritty edits on everything from the overall essay idea to your word choice and sentence structure


Get In

Don’t miss any deadlines or requirements with the help of an experienced Dewey Smart counselors who’ve just been through the process

Take advantage of scholarship and honor program opportunities

Dewey Smart is a college counseling platform that connects high school students with near-peer mentors. We offer:

✅ A personalized, team-based approach

A handpicked counselor who stays with the student throughout the process

We have a team of 36+ counselors at almost every top school, so we can also connect you with different counselors as needed.

✅ World-class resources

Proven essay brainstorming, writing, and editing systems

We’ve written a 160 page textbook on brainstorming, editing, and writing essays that all of our students get for FREE.

✅  A community of like-minded students

College admissions is stressful, especially for students at schools where they are the only one applying to top schools.

All of our students are invited to our Discord group where they can connect with other students and get questions answered from Dewey Smart counselors.



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