Vault Prep’s admissions and Santa Monica college counseling program is designed to help Los Angeles students and their families navigate the often stressful and overwhelming college admissions process with confidence, clarity, and ease. 

Whether you are rising freshman unsure of what classes or activities to pursue to give yourself the most college options, or a rising senior struggling with how to craft an admissions story that will help you stand out, Vault Prep has a program for you.

Admissions supports include: 


High School and Summer Planning

Develop academic and personal goals along with a plan for getting the most out of your high school experience. (Ideal for 9th and 10th grade)




“Right Fit” College List

Create your college criteria and receive support in effectively researching schools and compiling a well balanced best-fit college list




Communications Strategy 

Develop a plan for getting on the radar of your first choice colleges by learning tools and strategies for “demonstrating interest” to the schools on your list.


College Visit & Interview Prep 

Learn how to make the most of your campus visits and prepare for your interviews (including a mock interview and analysis). 


Application Essay Support

Learn how to craft an “admissions story” that will differentiate you in the college process.  Support offered for Common Application and supplemental essays.


Application Organization and Management

Stay organized and ahead of deadlines with our time management tools and application binder system


Comprehensive Admissions Support

Starting in 9th grade, annual comprehensive programs are available by year to walk you through every step of the high school planning and college admissions process – limited availability (10 students per grade).


Contact us today to schedule your FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION with a Vault Prep admissions counselor.


Vault Prep

Santa Monica College Counseling

2500 Broadway, Building F, Suite F-125

Santa Monica, CA 90404

(310) 971-9091