Welcome to Crimson Coaching, our comprehensive college coaching and preparatory service!
Our Crimson Coaches are all current Harvard students who provide academic counseling and step-by-step mentorship to help you achieve your college goals. Crimson Coaches can assist students across four modules: perfecting their college applications, conducting and writing about important extracurricular activities, developing strategies for academic improvement, and boosting test scores. Our coaches tailor their curriculums to the needs of the student, providing a custom coaching experience.

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Application Prep

Working on your Common App? Let our Harvard student coaches help you tackle every step of your college process, from supplemental essays to alumni interviews.


Missing critical extracurriculars on your college apps? Get coached by Harvard students who succeeded themselves in high school math competitions, Debate, Mock Trial, etc!

Essay Writing

Work on your essay (whether for college or for class) with a Harvard student mentor! Brainstorm "good" topics, draft outlines, make final revisions, & more. Hear about the essays they wrote to get in to Harvard!

Coaching Testimonials

“Richard is very dedicated to his students, well prepared and qualified, has a positive attitude. HSA Tutoring is caring, attentive, customer oriented, treating students nicely; most important is your positive attitude.”

ELIJAH, West Roxbury, MA

“I had an amazing tutoring experience!!! [My coach was] accommodating, friendly, and SUPER helpful. Unfortunately you guys are almost too good... As through your services I will be attending Yale University in the fall.” 

SARA, Woburn, MA 

“[My coach] has helped begin to reach my potential in a number of areas and has vastly improved my understanding of things that would stop me in my tracks before. Overall, an experience I would offer to anyone.”  

JASMIN, Dorchester, MA  

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