Quintessential is Asia’s premier life skills mentoring and university admissions specialist. Our flagship programmes offer professional start-to-end coverage for Portfolio Building, Personal Statement Mentoring, Specialised Tests Mentoring, and Academic Interview Mentoring.

With expertise of over 70 Oxbridge and Ivy League professional mentors, QE consistently defines industry standards and guides students to major universities including top US, UK, Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong schools. QE mentors are high-achieving role mentors for students. Many are Valedictorians from the best schools worldwide, prestigious scholarship holders, and professionals in competitive fields like Medicine, Consulting, Computing, and beyond. Last year alone, QE guided 23 applicants to Oxbridge colleges and 16 to Ivy League schools for competitive courses like Law, Medicine, Economics, Natural Sciences, and Computer Science. More than a bespoke source of consulting services, QE encompasses a highly regarded brand of life education designed to promote lifelong success and character development.

DEFINING INDUSTRY STANDARDS

Setting the gold standard in education.

With latest changes in the IGCSE exam syllabi, memorising textbook content no longer suffices. it is important to deliver exam based teaching, centred on highly targeted drills and definitive questions analyses. We design our classes with the following in mind.

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

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

Holistic Service
> QC is a one-stop service providing a wide range of tuition service to supplement the academic journey from age 12-18, guiding a diverse range of applicants each year, from valedictorians to the less academically inclined

Diverse Experience
> QC guides a diverse range of applicants each year, ranging from valedictorians to the less academically inclined

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STUDENTS AND COUNTING

QE students were admitted to their target school            100%

QE students were admitted to Oxbridge & Ivy League schools       89%

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STEP 1: PRELIMINARY INTERVIEW & ANALYSIS OF STUDENT PROFILE

QC’s Principal Consultant will interview the mentee to ascertain his/her interests and aptitude. Then a team of 5 master mentors will analyse the mentee’s psychometric and portfolio, taking academic and non-academic strengths and weaknesses into account.

STEP 4: INTERVIEW AND SPECIALISED TESTS MENTORING

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

STEP 2: 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 5: COLLEGE ESSAYS EDITS AND BRAINSTORMING

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

STEP 3: 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 6: 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!

A Couple Of Our Mentors

Gabriel

Oxford Law 

Joseph

Stanford Computer Science

Fung

Psychology UC Berkeley

Leon

NUS Medicine

Here’s How QE Has Helped

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