Reviews for College Quest and Dr. Barbara Austin
Dr. Austin not only helped my daughter get into Stanford, but she helped our whole family get through the process!
I was worried that Barbara only worked with top students from needy families but she did her magic with my 3.2 average son and our middle class finances and got him into Occidental with more than enough money.
In Northern California Barbara is considered a legend – she has helped hundreds of students from all walks of life get their stories together in such a way that their applications shine out like stars to the best colleges. I unequivocally refer her.
She is fun yet stern and very compassionate. Barbara brought out my teenage daughter’s greatness.
Barbara’s coaching got me into Columbia with a 50% scholarship and a 2.7 average
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