Learn how to think like an admissions officer!

Join Application Nation with Sara Harberson, a private Facebook Group giving you direct, affordable access to Sara’s advice, training, and individualized guidance.

NOTE: Unfortunately, all spots in Application Nation are filled at this time. But, not to worry! Request access below to add your name to a priority waitlist and be among the first to know when more spots open up.



“Application Nation is an opportunity for quick yet thoughtful feedback to questions as they arise. Sara is THE ultimate advisor.”


Sara is a great resource…I highly recommend Sara and Application Nation. I have learned so much already!


“Application Nation is by far the best college resource I have found. Joining Application Nation has been worth every penny, and much more!”



A private Facebook Group moderated by Sara Harberson, and including:

  • Twice monthly video call seminars with Sara (plus on-demand viewing).
  • Access to Sara for questions, support, college admissions strategy training, and insights that you can't get anywhere else.
  • Priority releases for Sara's guides and announcements.
  • A like-minded community to rely on, share with, and pose questions to.


  • Application Nation is open to parents and families of high-school sophomores and juniors looking for personalized college admissions guidance and training from a professional college counselor.


  • Fill out the form on this page.
  • We'll get back to you in 1-2 business days to confirm you have secured a seat in Application Nation.
  • If you secure a seat, we’ll send you our Facebook Group Agreement for you to sign and set up automatic monthly payments.
  • Please note—there is a lot of interest in being a member of Application Nation and your seat is not guaranteed until payment is received. We ask that all Agreements and payments are handled within 24 hours of notification of acceptance into the program.
  • Membership is limited.* 
  • After all available seats are filled, a priority waitlist will be instituted for all further sign-ups. All waitlist members will be notified first for the next round of seats available.

*Membership is monthly. We require a 30-day notice for cancellation.

Meet Sara Harberson, one of the most trusted college admissions advisors

  • Over 20 years of college admissions experience
  • The youngest-ever dean of admissions at a top college
  • An associate dean of admissions at an Ivy League institution
  • Has reviewed 100,000+ college applications
  • Has read over 200,000 college essays
  • Has helped thousands of students get into their dream school

Sara Harberson is the founder of SaraHarberson.com, which provides personalized advice to college applicants and their families, and AdmissionsRevolution.com, a free, on demand video membership that demystifies college admissions. She is the former associate dean of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania and the former dean of admissions and financial aid at Franklin & Marshall College. Sara’s philosophy is that every kid applying to college deserves the best advice.

After working in college admissions for over 20 years, Sara now trains parents on how to understand the process from the inside out. Sara's popular Facebook Live sessions garner thousands of viewers each month, and tens of thousands of parents and students read her weekly blogs. When it comes to college admissions advice and individualized attention, Sara is unparalleled in her field. That is why Sara is known as America's College Counselor.