College Planning

Do you need help understanding the process and all that is involved? We can help!

We can help take the stress out of the process by explaining and guiding you and your high school student with the different aspects of the college planning process to include:
  • Comprehensive Student Evaluation

    • Academic Records and Plan
    • Extracurricular Background
    • Assess Strengths and Weaknesses
    • Test Scores
    • Goals
    • Use of personal assessment tools and college preference tools


  • Identification of Colleges that will be the best fit for the student:

    • Majors or Degree Program
    • Location
    • Athletic Programs
    • Extracurricular Activities
    • Size
    • Culture
    • Special Support Services
    • Social Activities
    • Scholarship Opportunities


  • Financial Fit for Families


  • Test Preparation Plan

    • ACT vs. SAT
    • SAT Subject Tests (as applicable)
    • What does Test Optional Mean?
    • What does Test Blind Mean?
    • What are the risks of not submitting a test score or choosing not to take the test when colleges say they are now Test Optional?


  • College Visit Plans and Evaluation Process


  • When to Apply?

    • Early Action
    • Early Decision
    • Regular Decision


  • Application Process


  • Teacher Recommendation Selection


  • College Essay Preparation

    • How to prepare an amazing college essay that tells your unique story
    • Supplemental Essays and responses to application prompts


  • Prepare students for interviews by conducting mock interviews


  • Assistance with college selection after admissions decisions are received

College Planning package pricing available by package or hourly rate

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