Let's light up your path to college.


 Planning Your College Journey 

Welcome to College Torch.

I'm Robert, your college counselor at College Torch.

I guide students through each step of the application process, give clear direction and feedback, and listen carefully to students' needs. I predict problems before they happen and stay available to answer nagging or sudden questions.
I'm right there for that exciting moment when it's time to press submit.

Counseling sessions are a mixture of assignment-based check-ins and guided reflection.

Assignments sharpen skills, while guided reflection encourages new perspectives and action adjustment.

I work with students to set and achieve goals, build skills, develop perspectives, and plan for college applications.

 Tutoring and Test Prep 

We're committed to the heart of learning. 

Lark Yan is the College Torch Writing Specialist.

She supports students with virtual tutoring in essay writing, English, and social sciences.

Click here to book a

one-hour online session with Lark!

Lark Yan, Writing Specialist

Oomi Pammit is the College Torch STEM Specialist.

She supports students with virtual tutoring in math, physics, biology, chemistry, and computer science.

Click here to book a

one-hour online session with Oomi!

Oomi Pammit, STEM Specialist


Esther Lee, Test Prep Specialist

Our new test prep track is a 10-week one-to-one program where every session is completely individualized for each student. Feel confident about your testing plan with support from College Torch!

Esther Lee is the College Torch test prep specialist.

She supports students in individualized SAT and ACT preparation.

Click here to book a free thirty-minute consultation

session with Esther!


 The Blog 

We write about the application journey and share college advice. 


 Free Events 

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Join for college application advice, higher education updates, and other resources for middle and high schoolers.


Call/Text: (323) 487-9747

Email: robert@collegetorch.com

College Torch Office

38 W Sierra Madre Blvd, Suite L

Sierra Madre, CA 91024

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