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Plan Your Application This Summer With Your Private College Counselor

It’s the summer before your senior year. It sounds like a great time to take it easy, but working with your private college counselor on a few simple tasks can greatly improve your college readiness before school resumes in the fall. Finalize your college list and create a calendar Hopefully Read More…

Use Personal College Consulting for Test and Essay Help

  The Test Prep Lowdown- A Brief Summary Even when your student’s school is nothing short of excellent, it’s difficult for schools to meet every academic intricacy of every student. Unfortunately, this becomes clear when universities compare the scores of those students who’ve pursued test prep and those who haven’t. Read More…

Our College Admissions Counselors Help You with Application Season

Ready Set Go Once upon a time, American high school juniors had a genuine summer break. But frolicking in the sand at the local beach or working a summer job as a barista were the revels of many high school scholars of the past. What the heck? Why? University competition, Read More…

Is College Worth It? Let Our Private Admissions Counselors Tell You

Facts: Education Level In an era in which facts are advertised as obsolete, students and parents may be tempted to dismiss the merits of a college education. Nonetheless, when analyzing the relationship between higher education and real world wages and earnings, the hard evidence- the numbers- have withstood the test Read More…

For-Profit School or No? Your Personal College Counselor Guides You

For-Profit and the Rest For-profit or nonprofit, public or private, community college or four year college? So many choices confuse the college planning process for our youth and working adult students. Regardless of which option students choose, they all have to pay; tuition, housing, food, medical, transportation, facility fees, and Read More…

Make the Most of Summer Break With Your Private College Counselor

What about Summer? Thinking about a blissful summer sojourn, not the summer SAT? Perhaps a six week program with Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, the Young Writer’s Camp at UCSD, playing some Park and Rec club soccer or tennis, jet setting around the globe, or just gaming with friends Read More…

Private College Consulting Gets You Ready For Planning Season

The College Planning Saga How do we know the college planning season is upon us? When the phone starts ringing off the hook! Concerned parents on the other end are desperately seeking a strategy, any strategic means by which to navigate the university application maelstrom. “My son’s a junior. He’s Read More…

Your Private College Counselor Recommends These 6 Tips for Test Prep

Clearly, parents want the best for their children. Unfortunately, many hope for “quick fixes” and short term solutions to catapult their student into test taking stardom. As the college admission season quickly closes in on our high school juniors, many parents still wait to the last minute to plan for Read More…

Let Our Independent College Counselors Help You Earn Scholarships

Many high school seniors, parents, and teachers struggle to submit scholarship applications on time while hustling through the flurry of standardized testing, college applications, housing decisions and the nightmare of unsubsidized loans that is FASFA. The storm of anxiety and stress quickly gathers strength and leads to monumental burnout long Read More…

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