Following are the stages and major milestones in the Scholarship Mentoring journey. Aemers plays a critical role in the assurance of mentee’s satisfaction and retarded delivery of funds from the mentee to the mentor. Many of these stages and milestones are available as interactive eLearning modules at Aemers’ Learning Management System.

  1. The mentee meets the mentor for a free pre-enrollment “One-on-one” session.  
  1. An enrollment decision is made. The “Settled Price” is finalized and notified to Aemers. 
  1. First installment of settled price is paid to Aemers 
  1. The first major milestone is achieved, and the student provides satisfactory clearance. Stages of this milestone include:
    1. General orientation.
    2. Guidance with test-prep.
    3. Provision of coaching support for the essential tests.
    4. Guidance with ECA enhancement within the capacity of the student and realistic availability of time.
    5. Detailed guidance with the common app essay.
    6. Reviewing and editing of the common app essay for a mutually agreed number of versions and settling to ‘submission-ready’ status.
    7. College shortlisting with appropriate validating, reasoning and clear awareness from the mentee.
  2. The fund is released to the mentor.
  3. Second Installment of settled price is paid to Aemers.
  4. The second major milestone is achieved, and the student provides satisfactory clearance. Stages of this milestone include:
    1. Common app application creation and filling out
    2. Reviewing and editing of the supplemental (and why this) essay for a mutually agreed number of versions and settling to ‘submission-ready’ status.
    3. Coalition app application creation and filling out
    4. Other stand-alone applications are created and filled out
    5. Letters of Recommendation are formulated, composed and presented to be sent to the recommenders.
    6. Provision of guidance for the college counselor and communicating verbally if needed.
    7. CSS profile and other scholarship applications are prepared and submitted.
    8. Guidance, coaching mock-training and shadow-rehearsing of college interviews.
  5. The fund is released to the mentor pending visa applications part. A part of the settled price is still on hold for the completion of visa application part.
  6. The Third major milestone is achieved, and the student provides satisfactory clearance. Stages of this milestone include:
    1. Guidance regarding waitlisting, receipt of offer letter, decision-making of admission
    2. Guidance with uploading of financial documents and official EPT score, if applicable
    3. Filling out of DS-160, guidance with visa interview scheduling
    4. Mock visa interview and rehearsal
    5. Pre-flight advising
  7. The last and remaining part of the fund is released to the mentor.
  8. The lifecycle of the service ends here with no request of review or refund.