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Consulting Services

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Hourly Consultation (5-hour minimum)

The Path to Success

  • Review of academic record

  • Personality, Learning Style, and Career Aptitude Assessments (testing fee may apply)

  • High school course selections and academic planning

  • Goal-setting

  • College search and application process advising

  • Application help and final proofreading

  • Essay brainstorming and editing

  • Executive skill training

  • College financial aid guidance

  • Securing extracurricular activities that align with student goals

  • Career and college major exploration

  • Resume preparation

  • College interview coaching and mock interviews

  • Other guidance as requested

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Junior/Senior Year Package

This comprehensive package begins during a student's junior year and takes them through their enrollment decision. 

  • Review of student's academic history

  • Course recommendations for junior and senior years with detailed discussion of AP, IB, and DE coursework

  • SAT/ACT testing guidance and timeline

  • Thorough review of all extracurricular activities

  • Detailed review of college preferences

  • Crafting a balanced list of potential colleges with a focus on academic, financial, cultural, and social fit

  • Advice on how to make the most of a college visit (even a virtual one!)

  • Creation of an application timeline

  • Essay/personal statement brainstorming and editing

  • Proofreading applications

  • Assistance interpreting financial aid offers and making an enrollment decision

  • Bridge activities to help prepare the student and family for the transition to college

  • Includes up to 15 hours of face-to-face (currently virtual) time and up to 25 hours of research, editing, and analysis by your consultant

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College Planning for Seniors (a.k.a. The Cram)

This comprehensive package begins any time after August 1st of a student's senior year and continues through  their enrollment decision.

  • Review of the student's academic history and course planning for senior year if needed

  • SAT/ACT guidance, including analysis of scores in regard to colleges student is interested in attending

  • Detailed review of college criteria and current college interest list

  • Thorough review of all extracurricular activities

  • Advice on how to make the most of a college visit (even a virtual one!)

  • Creation of an application timeline

  • Essay/personal statement brainstorming and editing

  • Proofreading applications

  • Assistance interpreting financial aid offers and making an enrollment decision

  • Bridge activities to help prepare the student and family with the transition to college

  • Includes up to 25 hours of face-to-face (via Zoom) time and all editing, proofread, review of application materials, and communication with student and family

 

**This is a Cram package and the student will likely need to meet with their counselor more often in order to complete all the necessary applications tasks in accordance with their application timeline. The Cram package is designed to address all or most of the items in the Junior/Senior Package in a shortened time frame.**

College Planning for Seniors (a.k.a. The Cram)

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Essay Writing Package

This is package is designed for the student who only wants help with the essay portion of their applications.

  • Up to 10 hours of one-on-one essay writing support.
  • Includes the UC Personal Insight Questions, (4) the Common App Personal Statement and up tp 3 supplemental essay of the students choosing
  • Support to include all phases of the essay writing process including brainstorming, outlining, multiple drafts and rewrites, editing for content and grammar, and the final draft
  • Focus will be on helping the student tell their unique story in their own voice, producing an interesting  and compelling narrative, revealing essential insights about the student and provides information that is not  found elsewhere on the application and demonstrating student values and character traits
  • Additional hours may be added as needed
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Ask About Special Services for 9th and 10th Graders!

Four-Year Academic Planning
Course Selection
Honors, AP, IB, and Dual Enrollment Coursework
Extracurricular Activities Planning
Community Service
Study Skills and Time Management
Summer Programming
Research
Early College Planning
And So Much More!


 

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Parent Membership

12 months of webinars, downloadable resources, communication directly with your personal advisor and discounted hourly rate for add-on services

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This is a great option for parents who a looking for guidance but want to have a more hands-on approach during their child's application season. Our expert college counseling team will teach and your child how to create a compelling college application. Some of the topics we'll cover: -when to submit applications and how to use timing to your student's advantage -what to write essays about -what colleges are REALLY looking for -how your student can improve their chances of admission -whether you child should take the SAT or ACT or both? (And what is the NMSQT?) -how you can maximize financial aid -what makes a college a good fit for your student -what you should be asking on during your campus visits -how to figure out what a college is going to cost YOU? -how to decide which colleges belong on your student's application list Question and Answer sessions will following every webinar!!

COMING SOON!!

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