Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends
One of the most precious gifts you can give someone is a rewarding college experience. Founded by Brian Levine ’87, College Placement Pros helps students and families navigate a college admissions process that is increasingly complex and competitive, working collaboratively to develop a personalized plan with useful tips and techniques for an organized and effective search. $3,500. (Mention Brandeis for this special pricing, which reflects a 50% discount.)
A bouquet of balloons from this Israel-based company, owned and founded by Elisa Helman ’96, is sure to delight anyone on your list. Israel. From $45.
Finding a job is harder than ever, but it doesn't have to be — help your loved ones get their careers on track with the gift of a brand new resume. Co-founded by Cindy Kaplan ’08, Hollywood Resumes offers resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile writing, as well as other application services, for professionals at all levels, from entry-level through executive. Prices vary. Standard resume and cover letter, $350. (Use code BRANDEIS2020 for 15% off.)
Wish you had more time? Can’t be in two places at once? Need an extra set of hands? This personal concierge service from owner/founder Lisa Schreider ’96 makes the perfect gift. Services include: running errands, shopping, organization, research, wait services, party planning, household management, courier services, moving services and much more! Boston area. $75-$95/hour. (Mention Brandeis for an alumni discount.)
Gift your favorite couple their dream date planned by founder Ariel Meave-Ohrt, MA’13, and help them keep the romance strong in 2021. Includes a one-on-one consultation and date planning services covering all the little details for the perfect date night. San Francisco Bay area. $90. (Special Brandeis pricing available.)
Make sure the rising executive in your life has the communication skills they need to succeed and excel. One-on-one coaching with Chief Badass and Founder Anna Kaufman ’10 will unleash the client’s inner badass to reveal skills and confidence they didn’t know they had. Free introductory session. From $275 for two sessions of speech coaching.
Most LinkedIn profiles are missing the most important ingredient: authenticity. In a 90-minute Zoom session, co-founder and co-CEO Rebecca Klein ’94, will help you rewrite your profile and reveal hacks for handling ghosting, how to fast track results and how to turn chat-box conversations into meaningful connections. $350. (Mention Brandeis for 18% off.)
Is your loved one looking to make a career change, accomplish a big goal, navigate a transition, advance in their field, or overcome a big obstacle in their work, relationships, or life? Give a private coaching session with Carrie Spaulding ’03, PCC, the Thirtysomething Coach. In this 90-minute phone or Skype session, your recipient will explore their goals and obstacles and identify ways to achieve their objectives. $95.