Through one-on-one sessions and group workshops, I promote the success of each individual in their educational and career paths. I specialize in college application advising for prospective undergraduate and graduate students, and advising for early career professionals. Student and/or parent meetings are available. While acceptance/scholarships are not guaranteed, my students have been accepted to more than 100 schools and received nearly $8 million in scholarship offers.

Students from San Francisco to New York, Michigan to North Carolina meet with me in person and/or by video chat. Reach me at machiele.m@gmail.com

MM Higher Ed Advising LLC

Program Details

  • Early High School Prep students in grades 8, 9, 10, and 11 gain a clear picture of what should be done each semester of high school (courses, leadership, activities, service, etc.) to improve chances for admission to dream colleges, as well as accessing available scholarship opportunities.
  • Undergraduate College Application Prep students benefit from appointments to keep on task, essay preparation, interview preparation, network skill building, and assigning Michelle as their Common Application Advisor.
  • Graduate School Prep students benefit from application strategy for masters and PhD program admissions, personal statement writing, and essay review, with set appointments to keep on task.
  • Career Prep clients benefit from skill building, strategies, and mentoring.

Details and Prices

College Acceptances

The map above displays acceptances for my previous students. It is exciting to think of them studying at their top choice of school! Many students received scholarship offers, some over $100,000 per school. Here is a list of schools shown in the map above:

Albion College; American University; Arizona State University; Baldwin Wallace University; Ball State University; Bethel University; Boston College; Butler University; California Polytechnic State University; Calvin University; Carnegie Mellon University; Carthage College; Case Western Reserve University; Central Michigan University; Chapman University; College for Creative Studies; Colby College; Colgate University; Columbia University; Covenant College; Colorado School of Mines; Concordia University; DePaul University; Dominican University of California; Dordt College; Drexel University; Duke University; Duquesne University; Eastern Michigan University; Florida State University; Fordham University; Franklin & Marshall College; George Washington University; Georgia State University; Grand Valley State University; Harvard University (summer program); High Point University; Hope College; Howard University; Indiana University; Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis; Iowa State University; Kalamazoo College; Lake Superior State University; Lawrence Technological University; Lawrence University; Louisiana State University School of Medicine; Loyola University Chicago; Macalester College; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Miami University of Ohio; Michigan State University; Michigan Technological University; Morehouse College; New York University; Northwestern University; Oberlin College & Conservatory; Oregon State University; Oxford College; Pennsylvania State University; Princeton University; Purdue University; Ringling College of Art & Design; Saint Francis University; Saint Mary’s College; School of the Art Institute Chicago; School of Visual Arts, New York City; Seton Hill University; Stanford University (summer program); Stony Brook University; Syracuse University; Taylor University; The College of Wooster; The Ohio State University; The University of Alabama; The University of Arizona; The University of Iowa; Tulane University; University of Albany, State University of New York; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, Davis; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Chicago; University of Colorado Boulder; University of Detroit Mercy; University of Louisville; University of Maryland, College Park; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; University of Michigan, Dearborn; University of Minnesota; University of Notre Dame; University of Oregon; University of Pennsylvania; University of Pittsburgh; University of South Florida; University of Texas at Austin; University of Utah; University of Vermont; University of Virginia; University of Washington; University of Wisconsin-Madison; Vanderbilt University; Virginia Polytechnic Institute; Washington University in St. Louis; Wayne State University; Wellesley College; Western Michigan University; Wheaton College; Wisconsin School of Business; Wittenberg University; Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Yale University

We had no idea that college applications were so complicated. Michelle was a godsend in helping my son and our family through the process.

Amy, parent, student received +$100K scholarship

Strategic thinking – that is what you do. You helped me see my application in a new way, and think of things I did not think of before. Thank you!

RH, received full fellowship to University of Maryland

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