Contact Info and Rates

Email :

Jean Marie Merkhofer

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Address: 284 Skyhill Drive

Evergreen, CO 80439

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday,1:00 PM to 9:00 PM PST

Sunday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Closed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Note: I will be closed from April 15 through June 7, 2023 for my annual vacation.

In 2024, I will be closed from June 15 through August 7.

I am also closed August 1 - August 7 to research the new Common Application when it is released


  • Initial 1/2 Hour Consultation: FREE

  • Essay Help or counseling: $150/hour; 5 hours of Essay Coaching or Counseling: $700 (not available to juniors and seniors)

  • For current juniors, Comprehensive Flat Rate from college search through appeal, unlimited 50-minute Skype appointments, email, and telephone help for 1 year: $6,900. We meet weekly starting in late January of junior year and work on college lists, essays, recommendation forms, and interview skills. And yes, unlimited really does mean unlimited. I accept 20 students per year and give them whatever they need to apply to as many schools for which they are willing to write.

If you just need help with essays, I can recommend Audrey Chang at