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Is your dream to attend one of the
best universities in the world?

Athena Mentor works primarily with international students who aspire to universities in the U.S. and U.K.

Most students outside the United States are poorly informed about how to prepare a successful application. They assume that because they've done well in school or at work, and are often accustomed to the best things in life, they will automatically be admitted to the best universities in the U.S. or U.K.

Dr. Marlena Corcoran founded Athena Mentor in 2005 to share what she knows about university admissions.
She has studied, taught and held research appointments at Brown, Harvard, Princeton, Oxford, the École normale supérieure and CNRS in Paris, and the Hochschule München.

Whether you're a U.S. citizen living abroad or an international student seeking admission to a top U.S. or U.K. university, one thing is certain: you need solid preparation, excellent advice and a strategy for success. And frankly, you probably need to give your application more attention than you had thought.

You want your application to be authentic, not a cookie-cutter product. You deserve a professional admissions counselor with integrity, who truly cares about your life story and your dreams, and who will help you find your own unique and compelling story.

Even if you've been told you're doing well in school or at work, chances are you need to boost your performance in order to compete successfully in a pool of the best students in the world.
In some countries, such as Germany, a secondary-school diploma is sufficient to attend the university of your choice. This is very far from true abroad. In 2010, acceptance rates at Oxford and Harvard were less than 7%.

So how does anyone get in?

With a personalized, strategic plan, you'll stand out from the crowd of applicants to the best universities in the world. Make no mistake: this is a goal that requires serious commitment on your part. You can be certain that Athena Mentor is equally committed to your success.

Do we only work with geniuses? Far from it! We take special pleasure in turning around the performance of underachievers. By the way, you may not know it yet, but as our in-house workbook claims, You're Great at Math!

Our mission is to help you succeed. Start today to maximize your chances of admission to one of the best universities in the world.

If you're applying to college, download our free report, The Ten Biggest Mistakes International Students Make When Applying to U.S. Colleges.

MBA applicants are invited to click here to visit our webinar, Special Tips for International Students.

Wishing you every success,

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