At The Red Pen, we’ve mastered the application process, so that you can realize your goals!

We have built our expertise through 10 years of education consulting, working with over 10,000 applications and developing a wide range of professional affiliations and networks. Our consultants are graduates from top international colleges and are well-versed with university application processes in over 9 countries, including the UK, US, Singapore, Canada, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Australia and India. We work closely with you to find top-tier institutions that represent the best fit for you. It’s no wonder we have a stellar track record!






million+ in Scholarships and Financial Aid in 2020-21 Admission Cycle


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Higher Education Planning

Finding the right course and building a strategic roadmap

University Research

A customised list of university and course options

SOP Review

Comprehensive guidance on the statement of purpose

Supplemental Essay Support

Thorough edits on school-specific supplemental essays

Resume and Letters of Recommendation Support

Recommender strategy and line-by-line editing of your resume

Application Form Guidance

Review of school-specific application forms, advice on compiling documents and transcript evaluation

Scholarship & Financial Aid

Support on financial aid, scholarship and fellowship options

Interview and Video Essay Prep

Guidance on how to prepare for interviews with real-time analysis

Career Guidance

A detailed discussion for college students in year 1 & 2 about co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities that can prepare you to achieve your professional goals

Pre-application Strategy

For college students in years 3 & 4, a resume and profile review followed by a roadmap with timelines and goals for future opportunities

Postgraduate Study Discussion

Profile analysis for recent graduates with work experience to determine if you are better suited to MBA or Master’s programmes, based on your profile and goals

Pre-Application Strategy

An introductory consultation to decode the business school application journey


An in-depth analysis of your background, story and goal development

Essay Editing

Essay review, editing and support for each business school

Programme Selection

Identify programmes with the best-fit curriculum and culture for you

Scholarship & Financial Aid

Support on financial aid, scholarship and fellowship options

Resume or Letters of Recommendation Support

Recommender strategy and line-by-line editing of your resume

School-Specific Interview Prep

Includes video-recorded interview simulation with real-time feedback

Waitlist Guidance

Advice on how to approach the MBA waitlist to optimise for conversion

Reapplicant Strategy

Feedback on unsuccessful application materials


Our Postgraduate Admissions Team supports your search for the ​best-fit​ programmes by evaluating your personal and professional goals, academic data points and unique experiences. Dedicated experts collaborate with you to brainstorm various options and strategically build a roadmap to prepare a competitive application to your dream university.

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Whether you are currently in college or just about to graduate, our career counsellors help you gain clarity on the next steps in your education journey. Based on your current framework and career aspirations, our team helps you develop strategies with a roadmap for the future.

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Applying for an MBA programme is a serious task. Our MBA Admissions Team helps you find business schools that are best suited to your personal and professional goals. Dedicated consultants who regularly visit campuses and interact with admissions teams at top programmes, help you understand the unique aspects of different institutions and guide you through every step of your application journey.

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