We are a boutique admissions mentoring company.
Astroff is not just an admissions consulting firm; we are a comprehensive mentoring company. Our services are designed to maximize an applicant’s probability of acceptance to undergraduate, graduate and professional schools in Canada, the United States and overseas.
We offer strategic advice at each stage of the university application process, from academic planning, to application review, to CASPer® training, to interview preparation, and beyond graduation. We are here to provide support to our clients throughout their journey towards their chosen career path.
We are committed to helping students identify and gain admission to their preferred schools. We have assisted candidates gain acceptance to highly competitive programs all across the globe, in the fields of medicine, dentistry, law and business, to name a few. Here are some of the programs where we have mentored candidates.
We endeavour to assist our clients in gaining admission to post-secondary institutions and to help clients achieve their academic and professional goals by providing strategic advice on the university application process and to help our clients succeed once they enter their studies.
Our mentoring philosophy.
Astroff is committed to more than developing successful applications. Our goal is to develop successful individuals.
Robert Astroff, B.A., LL.B., M.A., Ph.D. Co-Founder
Dr. Robert Astroff is the company's president and nationally recognized expert on university admissions. Dr. Astroff has graduated from four prestigious universities across Canada, having pursued academic studies at the highest level, attaining four university degrees including a law degree and Ph.D. He has worked at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the United Nations, to name a few. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals, lectured at prominent universities, and published several books on the admissions process. Robert is personally involved in each client's progression through our program, so that each student can benefit directly from his expertise. He has worked with thousands of students over the years advising them on how to best to build their profile to prepare the strongest application possible and lay a foundation for academic and professional success. Read bio
Dorete Astroff, BComm (Hons), MAcc, CPA, CA Co-Founder
Dorete Astroff received a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and a Masters of Accountancy from the University of Manitoba. She subsequently earned the designation of Chartered Accountant and is currently a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.
Dorete is actively involved in all aspects of business operations, including strategic partnerships, product development and client relations. She also monitors our clients' progress along the Astroff Path.
Before joining the company, Dorete accumulated 15 years of experience working in public accounting. She lectured extensively in the area of taxation and provided training to Chartered Accountants on legislative changes. She is the author of numerous articles and was featured on radio programs involving tax planning for individuals and corporations.
We provide longitudinal, personalized mentorship and strategic advice. We select the best and brightest individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievements to coach for Astroff. These include: doctors, current medical, dental, and law students, Ph.D.s, and outstanding professionals who excel at mentoring candidates. As impressive as an individual might be in terms of their accomplishments, they also must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to serve as a teacher and mentor. Only then can they convey difficult concepts on how to improve critical thinking and communication skills to our clients. Once selected by Dr. Robert Astroff, he personally mentors each coach to ensure consistent messaging and methodologies are used throughout the process.