Services

Whether you are looking for comprehensive college counseling for your student, or just need help managing smaller chunks of the process, I can help.  Contact me for a 20-minute complimentary consult to discuss your concerns! (203) 984-3438

College Planning Consultation

Don't know where to start?

This 90-minute consultation for student and parent(s) will help everyone breathe easier and includes explanation of the following:

 

  • General overview of the college application timeline

  • What colleges are looking for

  • Affordability considerations

  • Personalized tips on how to begin your search

Fee: $350
*This fee will be applied to Comprehensive College Counseling should you decide to move ahead with that service.

A La Carte Counseling

Do you only need help with smaller pieces of the process such as essay assistance, application strategy or interview prepA la carte counseling may be right for you. 

 

Contact me to discuss your specific needs.

 

"Bookend" College List   Package

A well-researched college list is everything! 

 

Prioritizing the student's college requirements: academic opportunities and learning environment, college size, location, costs, campus culture, and other personal concerns, I put the puzzle pieces together to identify best-fit colleges for the student.

 

This stand-alone service is bookended by two (2) in-depth student/parent meetings and includes: 

  • Review of student's academic transcript, standardized testing and extra-curricular activities

  • Discussion of student's educational goals, and wants & needs in a college community

  • Discussion of family goals regarding college affordability

  • Research and presentation of targeted "best fit" college list (approx. 15)

  • Advice for informative college visits and personal application strategy

Comprehensive College Counseling Package

If you're looking for pro-active guidance to take you from the initial college list to final enrollment, then comprehensive counseling is right for your family.

 

Beginning in the junior year, but may begin in sophomore year, comprehensive counseling begins with an in-depth family meeting, followed by monthly meetings with the student in junior year and meetings every other week beginning summer before senior year until applications are complete, as well as email and phone contact throughout the entire process.

Services include:

 

  • Academic transcript review and discussion of educational goals

  • Review and advice on extra-curricular and summer opportunities

  • Standardized test planning

  • Major and career exploration

  • College affordability considerations

  • Developing a balanced list of “best fit” colleges

  • Preparation for informative campus visits and college interviews

  • Personal applications timetable

  • Essay brainstorming and critique

  • Advice on enrollment choices

  • Preparing students (and families) for what to expect during the first year of college

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