Companion – Your Gateway to College Admissions Success

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Introducing Companion, Spark Prep’s new all-in-one portal for the college admissions process.

Through Companion, students can now take advantage of tools designed to create a more efficient and successful admissions experience. Amid the complexity of managing multiple submission requirements, test scores and test dates, grades, activities, and deadlines, Companion helps you to stay organized allows Spark Prep’s team to easily coordinate your application strategy.

This post will take you through the basic layout of Companion, focusing on how it will make your college application more efficient and successful!

Here’s the overview.

  • Admissions data and program highlights for more than 200 of the best colleges – all in one place.
  • Knowledge base comprising dozens answers and strategic tips.
  • Bookmark schools into customizable shortlists that you can return to at any time. You can compare school admissions statistics to your own accomplishments to identify schools that might be a right fit for you.
  • Centralized dashboards let you track assignments, grades, test scores, and meetings. Keeping these together makes your application timeline simple to manage.
  • Seamless communication between students, parents and coaches keeps everyone informed and enables quick sharing of ideas and feedback.


Manage your deadlines and meetings using the account dashboard. Assignments from your Spark Prep coach will show up here, as will upcoming milestones so you never have to guess at what comes next in the process.

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With Companion, admissions details from hundreds of schools is available right at your finger tips. Scroll through Companion’s list to see more than 200 schools at a glance…

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…or click on any individual school to see specific details, including cost per year, admission rate, and popular majors.

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Building your profile intentionally is one of the most important aspects of the college application process. With Companion, you can keep careful track of your extracurricular (co-curricular) activities and leadership experiences. This is built to mimic what you will encounter on the Common Application. When it comes time to apply, the entirety of your activity section will be ready to go.

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Keep your grades in one place. This allows your Spark Prep team to easily see your progress over time.

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Knowledge Base

With Companion’s Knowledge Base, you can get quick tips to many of the most common pressing questions for both US and UK study abroad. The Knowledge Base is growing all the time and offers excellent resources to continue research in between sessions with your Spark Prep coach.

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These are just a few highlights of what Companion can do. Technology is helping Spark Prep make great strides in our ability to serve students from around the world with the highest quality support and the best instruction possible.

Our 2017 application registration will soon be closing for rising seniors. We encourage you to register now. Drop us an email and we’ll get you setup with Companion and Spark Prep’s cutting edge application process today.

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