California College Prep is dedicated to supporting students and parents throughout the college admissions process.
What We Do
College CounselingMake the best choices to meet your goals with the support of a dedicated counselor.
Essay WritingWrite stand-out college application essays that get you noticed.
Custom College ListBuild a personalized list that matches your interests, ambitions, and goals.
ApplicationsBuild winning college applications with the guidance of our experts.
Transfer StudentsLearn how to successfully navigate the complex transfer process.
Financial Aid & ScholarshipsMaking college affordable is a crucial step that we can help you maximize.
Who We Are
California College Prep helps parents and students navigate the college process, providing a positive and organized support every step of the way.
"I got into Stanford! Thank you so, so much! I also got into Columbia, Brown, Cornell, and Penn today! I absolutely could not have done this without all your help and continuous support -- I don't think I can ever thank you enough!"
Ann T. | Stanford, Class of 2017
“Working with Kathryn was an absolute pleasure. My junior year and the beginning of my senior year were very stressful and Kathryn was more than helpful through the entire process. She’s a great person to have alongside the college process!”
Anton S. | Duke University, Class of 2018
"How do you avoid the gray hairs and the occasional anxiety provoked confrontations with your child? You hire Kathryn Favaro, California College Prep...My daughter got into 9 of 11 colleges including her dream school, UCLA! Thanks, Kathryn!"
Sue K. | UCLA, Class of 2019
"Kathryn is terrific! She worked beautifully with my daughter throughout the college application process. She was intelligent, patient, and insightful. She set goals for my daughter so that I never had to nag or worry. I highly recommend Kathryn Favaro and CA College Prep."
Lillah M. | UCLA, Class of 2017
“With Kathryn’s invaluable help, my daughter got into USC (her top choice), and was offered a full-tuition, Trustee Merit Scholarship. I cannot recommend Kathryn highly enough!”
Amy G. | USC, Class of 2018
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