College Admissions Consulting and Career Coaching

Savvy Success Unlimited

Savvy U Students have attended or been admitted to the following private and charter high schools: Archbishop Mitty, Cate, Colorado Rocky Mountain, Dunn, Drew, Junipero Serra, Lick-Wilmerding, Midland, Sacred Heart-Atherton, San Domenico, San Francisco Waldorf, San Francisco Ballet, Stuart Hall, Thacher, Athenian, Oakland School for the Arts, and Putney (Vermont).   

​​​​In the last five years, Savvy U students have applied to the following undergraduate and graduate program types:

accelerated undergraduate-graduate dental programs, architecture, bio-chemistry, bioengineering, biomedical engineering, biological sciences, biology, business administration, chemical and biomolecular engineering, cognitive and brain science, comparative literature, computational biology, computer engineering, computer science, creative writing, culinary arts, dietetics, engineering psychology, English, entrepreneurship, environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental studies with a concentration in sustainability, exercise science, fashion design, finance, health sciences, history, industrial design, journalism, linguistics (cognition and language), literature (Greek and Latin, English and Russian), marketing, mathematics, molecular biology, music with a concentration in music technology, neuroscience, nutrition, political science, pre-dentistry, per-law, pre-pharmacy, product design, professional sales, psychology, robotics, and viticulture. 


In the last nine years for undergraduate and graduate-degree work, Savvy U students have been admitted to the following colleges and universities:

American University * Arkansas State University * Arizona State University * Auburn University * Beacon College * Bennington College * Boise State University * Brandeis * Bucknell * Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (California State Polytechnic University-Pomona and California State Polytechnic University-San Luis Obispo) *  California State University-East Bay * California State University-Los Angeles * California State University-Monterey Bay * California State University-Northridge * Carnegie Mellon University * Catholic University * Central European University (Budapest, Hungary) * Chapman University * Chico State University * City College of San Francisco * Claremont McKenna College * College of Marin * Cornell * Curry College * Dean College * Diablo Valley Community College * Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA) * Florida State University * Fordham * Fresno State University * Georgia Tech * Harvard * Harvey Mudd * Holy Cross * Howard University (Washington, D.C.) * Humboldt State University * Indiana University * John F. Kennedy University (Pleasant Hill, CA) * Kalamazoo * Kenyon College * Lewis and Clark (Portland, Oregon) * Long Beach State (CSU-Long Beach) * Loyola-Marymount University * Lynn University * Michigan State University * New York University * Northeastern * Northwestern (Evanston, IL) * Occidental * Oregon State University * Pace * Portland State University * Pratt * Purdue * Rutgers * Sacramento State University * San Diego State University * San Francisco State University * San Jose State University * Santa Clara University * Solano County Community College * Sonoma State University * Southern Methodist University (SMU) * Texas A&M-College Station * Texas A&M-Galveston * Texas Christian University (TCU) * Texas Southern University * Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) * Tulane University * University of Arizona * University of Arkansas * University of California-Berkeley * University of California-Davis * University of California-Los Angeles * University of California-San Diego * University of California-Santa Barbara * University of California-Santa Cruz * University of California-Irvine * University of Colorado-Boulder * University of Denver * University of Illinois--Urbana-Champagne * University of Kansas * University of Kentucky * University of Miami * University of Michigan * University of Oregon * University of Puget Sound (Tacoma, Washington) * University of South Carolina * University of Southern California (USC) * University of Tennessee * University of Texas at Austin * University of Texas at Dallas * University of the Pacific (UOP - Stockton, CA, and San Francisco, CA) * University of Vermont * University of Washington * Utah State University * Vassar * Washington State University * Washington University in St. Louis * Weber State * Wellesley * Whitman * Whittier * Willamette University * Worcester State University * Yale

College-Admissions Counseling and Consulting Packages

Package A: 3 in-person sessions plus 10hrs of online-offline time: $2480

Package B: 5 in-person sessions plus 15hrs of online-offline time: $3625

​*All packages may include general organization of the college-admissions process; high-school class scheduling; SAT, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, and AP prep and scheduling; assistance selecting colleges, universities, majors, minors, and concentrations; writing coaching for applications (essays, short-answer responses, activities lists); completing applications (including CommonApps, UCs, CSUs, and applications for other private and public schools); access to more in-depth information regarding colleges of interest; general financial-aid information. 

Services may also be purchased a la carte. 


 Call Lorraine Lyman 

 at 415.559.1494 or e-mail her  at 

Additional Options:

Savvy U's college-admissions educational consulting may also include assisting students with the following: preparing students for university visits and interviews, coaching students through post-acceptance decision making, as well as scholarship-and-other financial-aid consulting.