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 an enrollment decision and into their first year of college.

  • 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 the end of a students junior year and takes them through their enrollment decision and into their freshman year of college.

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

  • SAT/ACT guidance (currently includes further recommendations due to the COVID-19 situation) including analysis of scores in regard to colleges student is interested in attending

  • Detailed review of college criteria and current college 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 and accountability

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

 

**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 12 hours of one-on-one essay writing support.
  • Includes the UC Personal Insight Questions, (4) the Common App Personal Statement and 1 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 letting the student tell their unique story in their own voice, telling an interesting narrative that reveals essential insights about the student, providing information that is not 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
Early College Planning
And So Much More!