Mentoring Framework

QC’s Application Mentorship Programs

STAGE 1: Early Mentoring

Candidate Profiling
Analysis of Student Profile
Application Strategy

STAGE 2: Refining the Personal Statement and Application

Conceptualisation of Application Strategy
Application Completion

STAGE 3: Winning Framework for Success

Post-Application Submission

Quintessential Consultancy(QC) is Singapore’s leading University Admissions specialists. From Early Years Mentoring, Personal Statement Review, to Entrance Test Preparations, QC’s flagship programme offers comprehensive admissions supports by exclusive mentors from the world’s best universities. Last year alone, QC had 13 successful Oxbridge and 12 Ivy League placements in various competitive courses.

More than a source of life mentorship services, QC encompasses a highly regarded brand of education designed to promote academic success and character development. Our committed and experienced mentors also form an alumni network that will benefit many of our existing students under mentorship well beyond their student years.

PROGRAMMES

1. EARY YEARS MENTORING

  • Application Strategy
  • Portfolio Development
  • Exposure to Personal Statement Writing and Interviews

2. PERSONAL STATEMENT REVIEW

  • Course and College Selection
  • Personal Statement Brainstorm and Edits

3. SPECIALISED TESTS & INTERVIEW 

  • Skills Assessments
  • Entrance Exams Preparations
  • Interview Preparations

DEFINING INDUSTRY STANDARDS

1. PREMIUM MENTORS

  • QC pairs each applicant with 5 mentors. The team is headed by a Principal and Secondary Mentor, both of whom from the applicant’s target school, i.e. Oxford Law mentors will form up the team for an Oxford Law applicant.

2. WINNING FRAMEWORK 

  • QC’s industry defining framework provides comprehensive coverage on the entire applications, down to details like college choice statistics, and professors’ profiles.

3. SUCCESS COMES FROM DIVERSITY 

  • QC guides a diverse range of applicants each year, ranging from valedictorians to the academically less inclined.[/su_list]

QUINTESSENTIAL CONSULTANCY WORKFLOW

STEP 1. PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW

-A Quintessential Principal Consultant will interview the Mentee to ascertain his/her interests and aptitude.

STEP 2. ANALYSIS OF STUDENT PROFILE 

-A Team of 5 master Consultant Mentors will analyse the Mentee’s Psychometric and Portfolio Assessment, taking Academic and non-Academic strengths and weaknesses into account.

STEP 3:  CONCEPTUALISATION OF APPLICATION STRATEGY

Our expert Consultant Mentors Team will actively mentor mentees with specific targets and steps to reach the academic and non-academic goals required with regular progress checkpoints.

STEP 4: CONSTRUCT COLLEGE LISTS

Consultants will construct College lists into 3 categories: “Dream”, “Reach” and “Safety”. This takes into account both academic difficulty level and mentee’s specific requirements, ensuring mentees have a safety net to fall back on.

STEP 5. INTERVIEW AND SPECIALISED TESTS MENTORING

Our expert Consultants team will uncompromisingly prepare mentees for demanding university interviews and academic entry tests.

STEP 6: COLLEGE ESSAYS EDITS AND BRAINSTORMING

Consultants will do rigorous essay brainstorming and edits till a perfect and riveting essay is achieved.

STEP 7. SUBMISSION FINAL CHECKS AND RESPONSE HELP

The Quintessential Consult Team will double check all documents for submission, assist in appeals (if needed) and help mentees respond to successful colleges!

Full details can be found in our Phase 1 to 3 mentoring pages.

Meet Our Mentors

Overachieving mentors with a success formula to share.
Dylan

Dylan

University of Cambrige

Dylan graduated from Raffles (RI/RJC), read Law at Wolfson College, Cambridge and attained a masters in Finance at the London Business School. Having practiced in U.K, Hong Kong and Singapore, Dylan offers a strong mentoring competitive edge for his mentees should they require global perspectives.

Zee

Zee

University of Oxford

Zee studied at Victoria Junior College and went on to read Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at one of the top colleges in Oxford. She is an talented individual many would describe to be witty, charismatic, and well read, giving her a strong edge in interview preparations and training. In fact, Zee was one of the few in her batch who was awarded a prestigious bond-free scholarship for her studies.

Fung

Fung

UC Berkeley

Fung is a trilingual Chinese-Malaysian who graduated from a British international school with 10 A*s in her IGCSEs and straights As for her A-levels. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from UC Berkeley and is currently pursuing her doctorate. But perhaps most important is that Fung has an undeniable passion to help others: she is a member of AWAM (All Women’s Action Society, Malaysia), a non-profit organisation that fights for women’s rights.

How

How

Duke University

How graduated from Mechanical Engineering in the prestigious Duke University and subsequently did his masters in MIT. He is extremely passionate about automobiles, aircraft and giving back to the juniors. He believes there is no substitute for hard work and practice. A high flying scholar and student councillor since JC days, he believes in pursuing one’s passion wholeheartedly. Students have been inspired by his passion and hands-on attitude.

Read more about our mentors

What Students Say

Cheng Lin

Cheng Lin

Washington University

The mentors here are very patient and friendly. They satisfied nearly all my requirements in my applications and helped me with the successful admissions in my applications! Very Nice!!!

James Lim

James Lim

Oxford University (PPE)

The mentors at Quintessential helped me immensely for my US and UK apps. Honestly, this is my second application and I faced many challenges during my first round. The essay and interview prep is rigorous and insightful. Strongly recommended!

Hye Jin Kwon

Hye Jin Kwon

Cornell University

Sean and Fung have been extremely patient and helpful towards my applications. The comments on my personal statement were specific and allowed me to make significant changes that made a big difference. Also, I found the guidance on brainstorming session to be key in helping me develop a key theme in my essay and work out the individual paragraphs.

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