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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.

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.

"Bookend" College List       Package

A well-researched college list is one of the most important pieces of the application process.

 

This stand-alone service is bookended by two (2) 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 "good fit" college list (approx. 15)

  • Advice for informative college visits and application strategy

Fee: $950

A La Carte Counseling
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Do you only need help with smaller pieces of the process such as essay assistance, application strategy or interview prep? A la carte counseling may be right for you. Purchase a 5-hour package for extra value.

Fee: $200 per hour

        $750 for 5-hour package

Comprehensive College Counseling Package

If you're looking for pro-active assistance to take you from 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 4-6 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 “good 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