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University Application Guru

Arete Complete Talent Management

Location: Home Based, Online
Salary: £500 to £4,000 per month
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2020
Expires: 12th December 2020

About Arete 

Arete is an international education and professional development organisation which enables Chinese students around the world to realise their full potential. 

Our services are in four main areas: Training & Professional Development, University Application Services, Internships & Work Placements and Summer & Extra-curricular Programmes. 

The Role: University Application Guru 

Our University Application Gurus are freelance consultants who counsel our students – assessing their English and personal skills, achievements, experiences and ambitions and enabling them to present these to western admissions officers in compelling, well-composed narratives. 

The role is freelance so we welcome candidates from all over the world. You will work from the comfort of your own home. 


Candidates must: 

  • High-level fluency English speakers 
  • Hold a minimum 2:1 class first degree - Master’s level or above is desirable 
  • Be able to work independently, producing expected outputs under time pressure and to deadlines, using initiative to find information as needed 
  • Be able to write and edit to a high standard in a variety of styles to suit the personality and ability of the individual student 
  • Be able to produce convincing narratives that the individual student can justify and present to admissions officers 
  • Be sensitive to cultural differences and engage the student with patience and empathy 

Preferred candidates will have a strong professional and / or academic background in one or more of the following subjects or industries: Electronical and Electronic Engineering; Computer Science; Accounting & Finance; Business Analytics / Data; General Business / Consultancy; Architecture; Economics; Marketing; Mathematics; Media; Mechanical/Civil Engineering; Art & Design 


Our advisors earn between £500-4000 per month. Compensation based on your experience, the quality of your work and the capacities and aspirations of the students you support. 


If you are interested in this role please send your CV and a covering note explaining why you are suitable for it to 

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