Julie Silver

Independent Educational Consultant

Positioned for Admissions, LLC

Providing comprehensive, personalized guidance, Positioned for Admissions helps minimize your stress while maximizing your opportunities.

InCall® Rates

Duration Price
6 minutes (SixFree Call) $0 (No charge)
15 minutes $35.00
30 minutes $60.00
60 minutes $100.00


Comprehensive College Guidance College Selection / List Development Application & Essay Guidance Curriculum & Standardized Test Planning College Visitation Strategies Interview Preparation Extracurricular & Summer Activities Guidance


As a college admissions consultant, I work with high school students and their parents to help them prepare for and then navigate the college admissions process. After serving as an educational consultant for the Townsend Press Foundation, a college counselor for Princeton College Consulting, and an alumni interviewer for Brown University, I am now the owner of Positioned for Admissions LLC. I rely on my years of experience, as well as my attention to detail, warmth, and sense of humor, to help make the college admissions process as painless as possible for my clients. My goal is to minimize their stress while maximizing their opportunities. I work primarily with families in Southern and Central New Jersey, though I am also available via Skype for clients in other areas of the country. My services include:
- Step-by-step guidance and support
- College list development
- Curriculum and standardized test planning
- Essay development and editing
- College visitation strategies
- Interview preparation
- Extracurricular and summer activities guidance
- Application timing and completion assistance
- Early guidance for 8th-10th graders


Independent College Counselor

Positioned for Admissions LLC
2015 - present

College Admissions Counselor

Princeton College Consulting
September 2013 - August 2015

Educational Consultant

Townsend Press
January 2011 - July 2013


University of Pennsylvania

Master's Degree
1982 - 1985

Brown University

Bachelor's Degree
1978 - 1982



Alumni Interviewer

Brown University
January 2006 - December 2013

6/7/2017 10:43:21 AM,
Julie Silver replied:
Hello! Thanks for your question.

The issue of recommendation letters is best addressed on a case-by-case basis. While it's generally preferable for recommendation letters to come from teachers the student has had during 11th grade, there are exceptions. For instance, teachers who know students well both inside and outside the classroom, or have taught students for multiple years, are often able to write particularly strong letters. I would need more information about your specific situation in order to advise you appropriately.