MAKING COLLEGE APPLICATIONS EASIER
One of the most valuable tools any entrepreneur possesses is their personal perspective, developed out of a unique history of problem-solving experience. The Make Me A Freshman app represents Covo member Amy Jeffery’s experience with the often-frustrating college application process, and embodies Covo’s spirit of empowered, community-centric solutions that make an impact on an individual level as well as at scale.
Ms. Jeffery developed Make Me A Freshman to be a comprehensive and free-to-use interface that provides a simple look at each university’s entrance protocols, easing students’ organization workload and allowing them to direct more energy toward polishing their application essays and adding points to their test scores. Accelerated through her Harvard incubator as an undergrad — where Make Me A Freshman received its first round of funding —Ms. Jeffery took her budding business to Covo, attracted by its diverse roster of talented tenants.
Covo’s cooperative environment fosters rapid growth of companies like Make Me A Freshman by emphasizing the importance of relationships, based around the belief that the best collaborative insights come from those who are intimately familiar with the unique history and people behind each entrepreneurial endeavor.
As Make Me A Freshman continues to grow, Ms. Jeffery stresses the importance of continuing to focus on the relationships that allow her company to grow — both at Covo, and with her rapidly increasing base of college-bound users.