College Planning Services 

Comprehensive College Planning Services 

Comprehensive College Planning can start as early as freshman year in high school, or, preferably, no later than second semester of the junior year.  It includes extensive consultations - office visits, telephone calls and emails - and appropriate research.  There is no difference in fees for an earlier start date. Services may include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing a timeline for the college planning process
  • Student interest assessments and parent questionnaires
  • Curriculum assessment and selection of high school classes
  • Encouragement of student towards meaningful high school activities
  • Clear explanation of admissions procedures, such as Early Action or Early Decision
  • Development of a plan for when to take which standardized tests 
  • Development of a list of colleges to research and visit that is specific to your student and balanced for low, medium and high chance of admissions
  • College visit and research advising
  • Improvement of interviewing skills for on-campus or alumni interviews
  • Brainstorming and review of essay topics and personal statements 
  • Critiques of college essays and activity resumes
  • Discussion of recruiting for athletics or the arts, if required 
  • Discussion of acceptance choices, once all college replies have been received
  • Discussion of financial aid options and strategies
  • Discussion of easing the transition to college 
My services not only include personalized college planning for your child, but access to state-of-the art college search and application software, as well as online financial aid and career interest tools.

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There is no charge for an initial 30-minute consultation on the phone or in my office.  This is an informal discussion with you and your student to explain my services, as well as a chance to determine if we are a good fit for each other.

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