Command Education In the News
CEO and College Admissions Consultant of Command Education Christopher Rim spoke to PIX11 Morning News about what factors are at stake.
The end of campus life: What colleges will look like in the fall, from Zoom classes to deserted quads and sports stadiums
“Almost all of my students who have been admitted to top-tier colleges are reconsidering their plans for this upcoming academic year, with some submitting gap year request forms to delay the start of their freshman year so that they can have the full college experience,” college admissions consultant Christopher Rim, the CEO of Command Education
Visa restrictions, in particular, “will have an unprecedented impact on both current international college students in the US and also incoming college students this fall,” Command Education CEO Christopher Rim told Yahoo Finance.
A year off is appealing to freaked-out teens. Christopher Rim, a college admissions consultant, says about 75% of his senior students have already said they will take a gap year.
“Everyone is freaking out a little bit,” added Christopher Rim, president and CEO of Command Education in New York.
Pay attention to the students. Stop a few students on campus, tell them you’re a prospective student, and ask them a few questions,” Christopher Rim, CEO of Command Education
Another problem — mostly for juniors — is standardized testing. Christopher Rim, a college admissions consultant and founder and CEO of Command Education, told Avenue that schools have canceled standardized tests until May.
College admissions consultant Christopher Rim, founder and CEO of Command Education, says he has been receiving more calls from students anxious about the changes.
Getting into a good college isn’t about impressing the neighbors. Although it may be easier said than done, parents shouldn’t compare their teen’s college acceptances or rejections with those of their friends’ children, says Christopher Rim
“A lot of students tend to procrastinate during the school year, when there isn’t a lot of time to focus on college essays and applications anyway,” says Christopher Rim, who runs the program.
The cost to families? Anywhere from $2,000 for a week to $20,000 for a summer-long course, according to Christopher Rim, founder of Command Education, a college consultancy in New York City.
Christopher Rim had neither, yet was the only student from over a dozen at his high school that was accepted to Yale. “Don’t waste your time,” Christopher’s high school guidance counselor replied when he declared he was applying to the elite New Haven school.
In a press release for Novel Education, which worked with Kylie, 22, and Kendall, 23, for their final years of high school, Kris opened up about how her two youngest children’s lives were “transformed” after choosing to withdraw from the classroom and enroll in the agency.
That’s why he’s committing to Command Education’s six-week college readiness course. The course will guide him in writing his college essays and help him identify and apply to his top three schools with the help of counselors.
Yale graduate Christopher Rim, the 23-year-old founder of college-prep company Command Education, offers guidance on how to navigate the admissions process after schools’ decisions are released — and make a last ditch effort to stand out.
Christopher Rim, a recent Yale graduate and founder of Command Education, also in New York, has a top rate of $950 an hour. He said one family from Chicago paid him $200,000 last summer to work with their twin daughters.
Command Education CEO Christopher Rim charges $950 an hour to help students get into Ivy League schools
Today, he earns US$1,500 an hour helping teenagers get into Ivy League and medical schools, and is listed on Forbes 30 under 30 2018, representing the education category. And, he is still only 23 years old.