Career Counseling FAQ

When should I reach out?

Candidates should reach out as early as 4 years to 6 weeks prior to starting their career. The earlier that you start working with us, the easier it will be for you to reach your dream organization.

How should I contact ReachIvy career counseling session?

1. Click here to Submit your Query.
2. Once our team has reviewed your query in detail, we will email you a link to make your payment.

What happens in a counselling session?

A counseling session lasts for an hour and is a personalized experience that caters to your individual requirements. You can use the hour to discuss any specific issues of concern. We will also evaluate your current profile and advise you on concrete next steps. All sessions are conducted over Skype.
Most widely discussed topics include:

  • Evaluation of a candidate’s profile
  • Career/ job-specific advice
  • Advice on extra-curricular activities
  • Summer programs / Advanced courses
  • Advice on building an academic profile
What is the duration of the session?

A counseling session lasts for an hour and is a personalized experience that caters to your individual requirements.

How can I schedule my session?

Once we have received confirmation of your transfer, you will receive a link to our automated scheduling platform where you can pick a slot based on your convenience.
Slots are available during the day / late evenings / weekdays.
In case of rescheduling / cancellations / no show for sessions, the full amount for each session will be deducted. Please pick a slot with due consideration.

How should I prepare for the session?

You only need to complete the ReachIvy counseling form to the best of your ability for the session. Ensure that you have completed the required tabs (marked in red) prior to the session. Please upload the form 48 hours prior to your session.

What documents do I need for a counselling session?

You do not require any documents for a session - no certificates, additional papers, report cards, transcripts etc. are needed.
Please ensure that all of your information and any other achievements are recorded in our Counselling form with sufficient details – no supplementary documents such as resumes, videos etc. will be reviewed.

Can my parents/friends or siblings join my session?

All career counseling sessions are 1-1. Siblings, friends, other family members are strictly not permitted.

Who will be conducting my session?

Our global team of career experts have acquired their degrees from premier institutes such as Harvard Business School, Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University and others and have worked in international organisations. They are passionate about sharing their experiences with candidates worldwide. Our experts will hand-hold you through the preparation and complex process of planning your career trajectory.

You can see our counsellor profiles here. Our counsellors are based across the globe, hence all sessions are conducted over skype or the phone.

Do I need to travel anywhere for my session? If not, how will my session be conducted?

All of our sessions are done via Skype or phone to save both your time and effort. We work effortlessly on a virtual platform with students globally and across time zones. All of your documents will be on our cloud-based platform; no hard-copies are needed.

How much does the session cost and how can I pay for it?

Our pricing information is confidential.
Payments can be made in 2 easy steps:
1. Click here to Register now/ Login and submit your query.
2. Once our team has reviewed your query in detail, we will email you a link to make your payment.

Where can I access my documents / feedback post my session?

On registering, you will be invited to our online collaborative platform. You will receive an email notification to create a username (your email id) and password for your account. All documents will be shared via this platform. Each registration is for a single user only.

Where can I give feedback post my session?

We would love to hear from you. Please give your feedback here.

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