Admissions Consultant

Polygence - Stanford, California or Remote - Full time

Polygence Company Overview

High school students spend over 4,000 hours being lectured at, despite overwhelming evidence that students learn best through project-based learning. Polygence is a guided mentorship program for intellectual passion projects that was built with a singular focus on helping students rediscover the joy of learning through personalized projects supervised by academic mentors with exceptional backgrounds and top university degrees.

Polygence has raised venture capital from leading investors that include Reach Capital, Floodgate, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and NLVC, and counts seasoned Silicon Valley edtech executives among its advisors.

Admissions Consultant Overview

As Polygence continues to grow, we are looking for individuals to join our collaborative Admissions Team. Our Admissions Consultants schedule admissions interviews with students and parents, conduct a discovery based interview that identifies the student’s background and project goals, and highlight the value of conducting individualized research with the support of an expert Polygence mentor.


  • Minimum of 5 Years of professional experience
  • Must have 2+ years of experience as an admissions officer at a top university
  • Must have 5+ years’ experience of college counseling experience for high school students, including but not limited to experience as an independent counselor, college counseling professional in a business setting, US high school college counselor
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish rapport with students and parents
  • Must have your own computer, with camera, and a headset to conduct daily Zoom Admissions Interviews with students and parents
  • Experience using CRMs (hubspot a plus)
  • Be able to work from 12pm PST to 8pm PST
  • Must be able to work at least 1 weekend day (you’ll have 2 consecutive days off)
  • Member of IECA preferred (Independent Educational Consultants Association)

Compensation and Benefits:

  • OTE for this position is $70-80k
  • Generous equity
  • Flexible, remote-first company
  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage
  • Unlimited paid-time-off
  • An amazing team and coworkers you like

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Experience Level

Mid Level


Polygence is an online research academy founded by Harvard, MIT and Stanford researchers dedicated to democratizing access to research opportunities for high school students. We partner expert mentors with students looking to develop the research project of their dreams.
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