Reviews for College Quest and Dr. Barbara Austin

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I want to extend our heartfelt appreciation for the exceptional job you did, Barbara, in guiding D through the college admissions process, resulting in his admission to Cornell University. The outcome truly exceeded our expectations, and we are immensely grateful for your outstanding work in securing such a wonderful opportunity for D.

We truly feel fortunate to have the opportunity to work with you. The positive changes we’ve witnessed in D since he began working with you are remarkable, and we are truly impressed by your work. Your passion, dedication, and pursuit of excellence have not only inspired D but have also motivated him to strive for greater accomplishments and to dream big.

As parents, we are immensely grateful for what you’ve been able to achieve in such a short period of time. Thank you once again for your exceptional dedication and support.

J. Fremont

March 2024

Dr. Austin not only helped my daughter get into Stanford, but she helped our whole family get through the process!

Dean Fisch

Parent of Stanford Student

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.

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Maloney

Parents of Occidental Student

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.

Dr. Harry Feld

Parent of Cornell Student

She is fun yet stern and very compassionate. Barbara brought out my teenage daughter’s greatness.

Maria Morielle

Parent of USC Student

Barbara’s coaching got me into Columbia with a 50% scholarship and a 2.7 average

Robert Rafton

Columbia Student

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