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Helping families navigate the private school and
college admissions process   


At Admissions Matters, a boutique admissions consulting firm based in Honolulu, we know how important choosing the right school is,

for preschool, K-12, and college.

College Admissions Counseling

Admissions Matters offers personalized college admissions counseling individually-tailored to help guide and support students and families throughout each step of their college admissions journey. 

Personalized College List 

Application review

essay editing 

Applying to private schools can be a stressful and overwhelming experience,

but it doesn't have to be.


Admissions Matters reduces the stress and confusion of applying to private schools in the islands. We help families navigate all aspects of the Preschool & K -12 admissions process from start to finish, building trust and confidence every step of the way.

We work closely with each family and student to learn about their unique needs, goals and aspirations.  


With our personalized guidance and support tailored to each student, Admissions Matters empowers families to have fun with the process and to feel excited about exploring Hawai'i's many incredible private school options located in this special place we are lucky enough to call home.


Together, we will discover the best-fit schools where your child can flourish and thrive,

now and in the future.


As a former admissions and financial aid director and seasoned independent school professional based on Oahu, Megan uses her in-depth knowledge of private schools and diverse educational settings in Hawai'i to help families navigate every aspect of the private school admissions process and school placement journey throughout the Aloha State.


Megan Meyer

Founder & Principal Consultant

Megan has over 20 years of experience as an admissions professional and educational leader in private and independent schools in Hawai'i and California.  Raised in Honolulu, an independent school graduate and an independent school parent, Megan understands private school admissions from every facet.


Megan founded Admissions Matters to help guide families in Hawai'i through the private school admissions and school selection process. She combines her admissions expertise and deep knowledge of Hawai'i's unique private school landscape with her passionate commitment to helping families and students in their search to find the best school environments where each child can thrive. 


Admissions Matters offers in-depth and comprehensive services to help minimize the stress and strategically guide families through every phase of the private school admissions process in Hawai'i.


We offer a wide array of consulting packages that can be personalized to meet each

family's specific admissions needs

and individual goals, whether you are

a local, mainland or international family.




Mel N.,

elementary school parent 

“Megan's knowledge of the admissions and financial aid process surpassed our expectations. She takes the stress out of the K-12 private school admissions process for parents in Hawai'i."

Connie and Mohamed D.,

middle school parents

“Megan is easy to connect with and interacted wonderfully with our child. She helped us prioritize what was important in selecting a school for our family. We couldn't be happier with our decision."

Erin and Chris G.,

middle and high school parents

“As a military family, we have always placed the education of our children as the top priority for each move.  For anyone seeking the best educational opportunities for their children in Hawai'i, Megan is our number one recommendation”

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