For our consulting relationship to be successful, it's important that the expectations for the student, parent, and counselor are clear. This document will lay out the services the counselor will provide and them expectations placed on the student and the parent.
Release of Information
Being able to communicate effectively with a student's high school counselor will help streamline the process of applying to colleges. By signing this release you are allowing the student's high school counselor to exchange academic information with Valencia Educational Consulting.
Your child should fill out this form on their own, as completely and accurately as possible. The more I know about your child, the better equipped I am to customize their experience.
Information is critical to the process of matching a student with the best fit after high school. Whether that means a 4-year college or university, a gap year, a service learning experience, joining the military, or entering the workforce. The journey of self-discovery that happens during the consulting relationship starts by knowing where a student is right now and moving them forward from that point.
Why Hire an IECA Member?
Figuring out what your want to do with your life, or even just the next 4 years, is a daunting task for a young adult. Working with someone who has experience, knowledge and a vested interest in your child's success is the best decision you can make. Find out why working with Valencia Educational Consulting, a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, is so important.
What Colleges are Looking For
There is a lot of misinformation out there about this topic. While there are some commonalities, it's different for every institution and varies from year-to-year. This short article, published by the IECA, will give you the basic information that every student needs to know about what colleges really look for in an applicant.