What we offer:

  • The latest, most up-to date information related to US and Canadian college admissions.
  • Valuable time and money saved by guiding students through the entire complex application process.
  • Student self-analysis tools to determine strengths and interests, career guidance and best-fit analysis based on personality.
  • Guidance in standardized test preparation.
  • Personalized and one-on-one counseling and coaching above and beyond what the busy school counselor may be able to provide.
  • A stress-free, encouraging environment, helping students achieve their full potential.

Below are our most requested packages, but they can be customized according to your specific needs.

Full Comprehensive Package

Usually begins in the Fall of Junior year, but can begin earlier if advice is needed for curriculum choices, summer enrichment and/or extra-curricular activities (charged on hourly basis).

Includes:

  • Guiding and coaching the student and parents through the entire complex college admissions process
  • Reviewing the student’s academic record, activities, likes, dislikes, goals for college and life
  • Assessment of talents, skills, accomplishments and interests and determining how best to present on the college applications
  • Analysis of ‘Self-survey for the College Bound’, taken by the student
  • Building of a balanced College List based on best fit for the student
  • Development of a personal admission plan and schedule
  • Guidance and timetable for test preparation (SAT, ACT, TOEFL)
  • Preparation for college visits and interviews
  • Organizing the application process including FAFSA review for parents
  • Providing guidance for obtaining recommendation letters
  • Guidance and motivation for the essay writing process, including editing as needed
  • Reviewing of all application materials before submission
  • Assistance with final decision making process including financial aid and scholarship options
  • Providing tips for successful transition to college life

College List Package

Includes:

  • Reviewing the student’s academic record, activities, likes, dislikes, goals for college and life as well as assessing talents, skills, accomplishments and interests and determining how best to present on the college applications
  • Analysis of ‘Self-survey for the College Bound’, taken by the student
  • Building of a balanced College List based on best fit for the student

Financial Aid Package

Includes:

  • Discussion of the many types of financial aid
  • Explanation of the financial aid world including FAFSA, CIS Profile, EFC, Net Price Calculator, etc.
  • Assistance with Financial Aid Forms and deadlines
  • Research of possible scholarships, grants, and aid at the college/university of your choice