Designed to Increase Admissions Options and Maximize Merit-Based Financial Aid


Equip Your College and Career Readiness

What is GATE?

  • GATE is a college and career readiness platform created by a team of 40 expert educators at Valley Prep Tutoring in Los Angeles.
  • GATE stands for Grades, Applications, Testing, and Essays. 
  • GATE offers a video-driven, interactive road map to optimize post-graduation outcomes
  • GATE students gain access to dozens of not-otherwise-available videos featuring effective on-camera educators distilling a proven step-by-step process.
  • GATE includes full length SAT and ACT prep materials, as well as holistic wraparound support appropriate for freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
  • GATE trainings include metacognition strategies, guidance in picking the right-fit colleges and majors, coaching on writing effective applications essays, and more..

Utilizing the Platform 

In order to directly support student outcomes, GATE helps parents know how to communicate with their students, personally connecting in an engaging way to help teens sort through their options and make wise decisions. Here’s what you get when you enroll.

"Being in charge of 1000 students' futures is overwhelming. I'm grateful for GATE, because I'm going to miss some kids.."

 Lynda McGee, College Counselor - California