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New Zealand-based Edutech company Crimson Education was founded in 2013 from the idea that through personalised education, we can transform students into the world leaders of tomorrow. Since then, we have rapidly grown a mission-driven team that is dedicated to building the education system for the 22nd century. Our network includes 2,400 tutors and consultants worldwide who work with over 20,000 students.
Our tech platform connects tutors and mentors to high school students aiming to achieve admission and scholarships to top universities in the US, Canada, UK, and beyond.
We're looking to grow our global remote team of Former Admissions Officers.
Work for a global company and be a part of a global mission to change the educational landscape of the 22nd century
Work flexible with students all over the world
Work in the comfort of your own chosen location - home, cafe, library - with the majority of internal meetings taking place via video conferencing
What this role is responsible for
Former Admissions Officer Reviewers (“FAORs”) are exemplars of Crimson Education’s philosophy; individuals who are dedicated to making a difference in students’ lives by leveraging past admissions experience to help offer guidance that will inform academic, extracurricular, and personal development.
Your task as a Crimson Former Admissions Officer Reviewer (FAOR) is to complete written “FAO Reviews” to be shared with students and their Crimson teams.
FAO Reviews help students improve their applications by providing feedback on academic performance and extracurricular engagement, as well as the thematic direction and narrative execution of application essays. All FAOR work will be completed between September and January of each year.
Crimson students will have existing support from Application Mentors who own the responsibilities of essay consultation. Thus, FAOR feedback will be delivered anonymously. FAORs have no face-to-face interaction with students.
What success looks like
Success in the FAOR role is simply defined: consistent delivery of useful FAO Reviews within the agreed upon turnaround time. A useful FAO Review is one that:
(a) provides an assessment of how the student’s academics and extracurriculars may be viewed in the context of a specific university’s applicant pool.
(b) evaluates the student’s essays for theme, narrative, and quality of writing–and shares general impressions of how an admissions officer may receive them.
(c) offers constructive feedback on both (a) and (b), with sensitivity to the scope of the revisions recommended and approaching application deadlines.
The typically agreed-upon turnaround time for an FAO Review is four to seven days, dependent on case and market demands. Sooner is almost always better. Each FAO Review takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. Each FAOR will be expected to complete a minimum of 20 to 25 reviews, dependent on case and market demands, between September and January, with peak engagement during October.
How you’ll know you’re crushing it
+ You’ll know you’re crushing it when you complete your reviews on time.
+ You’ll know you’re crushing it when other members of the student’s Crimson team praise your reviews’ useful perspective and feedback.
You just might be the person we're looking for if you have:
Bachelor’s degree from a US and/or UK university; advanced degrees welcome
2+ years of experience working in an admissions office at a Top 50 US university, with experience in recruitment, outreach, and application review
Superior written and oral communication skills
Unfailing ability to meet deadlines.
Resilience when working independently under pressure
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Crimson Education takes college admissions consulting to a new level of personalisation and success, increasing students chances of admission to the Ivy League, Oxbridge and other top universities by up to 700%. Services include in-depth US and UK university admissions support, Australia and New Zealand medical school admissions support, educational tours to the US and Europe, local curriculum tutoring and extracurricular mentoring.
Service Delivery·United States·
Former Admissions Officer Reviewer - Remote
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