Who we are

Meliora Education is a college preparation service located in downtown Westport, Connecticut. Founder and director, Yearsley Winkler (Staples '03, Yale '07) has been helping students from across Fairfield County gain admission to the nation's most competitive schools for over 12 years.

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What we do

Meliora Education works with students on every aspect of the college preparation process. We offer free diagnostic ACT & SAT tests throughout the year, along with free consultations, in order to determine which standardized test best optimizes a student's chance to maximize his or her score. Our personalized test preparation plans include private tutoring and small-group courses that employ strategies consistently proven to raise students' scores. Our college consulting process culminates by helping students produce college essays strategically crafted to get themselves onto the page and into the nation's most elite institutions.

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The Meliora Education Difference

Since 2017, we have partnered with several Bridgeport high schools, providing our services free of cost to college-bound students to close the education opportunity gap