Thanks to his impressively internationalist background, and his equally impressive range of experience and publications, he is infinitely knowledgeable and personally committed to students in his care. Dr. Castilla is a natural.
— R. W. J. Michaelis, D.Phil. Oxford University.
 Executive Director, Oxbridge

Under Dr. Castilla's guidance, international students -at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels- have successfully gained entry into highly selective American universities. Upon request, he will travel to meet personally with students and families.

For international students, the process of applying to American universities poses unique challenges. International students need a reputable, qualified and knowledgeable college advisor who they can trust and who upholds the highest standards of excellence. Dr. Castilla is a world renowned expert on the college admissions process and a longtime leader in the fields of international and higher education. As a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education, his high professional, intellectual and personal standards have been recognized as well as his outstanding contributions to education.

Alex has outstanding skillsets, great integrity and the highest ethical standards as a college counselor and international educator. He has a winning and innovative approach to counseling which has helped numerous international students achieve their dreams of studying in the US. I offer him my highest recommendation.
— Dr. Prashanth, MIT (India)
Alex is an expert in college counseling who continuously provides winning advice for students and families around the world.
— Yu, PhD, Columbia University (China)
Simply put, without Dr. Castilla’s help, I wouldn’t have gotten in! His advice was crucial throughout the entire application process.
— David, MSc, MIT (Canada)

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Setting the World Standard: the Benefits of an American University Degree

Last year, over 1.5 million international students applied to American colleges and 2016 marked the most competitive year in history. International students have good reason to study in the United States. The reputation of American universities and their degrees are widely respected around the world. American universities offer career training in over 900 fields of study and have the world's most advanced technology and facilities. International students with American degrees gain the skills to compete globally and enjoy greater professional, even social advantages. American trained graduates usually make more money, and have better jobs, stronger networks & higher status. 

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