An indpendent approach to college counseling
The beauty of working with an independent educational consultant is that each program – in fact, each meeting – is tailored to suit the student's individual needs. Each student's college search will depend on a number of factors. What follows is a general outline for a student signed on for the Full Package who begins the process undecided about both major and school.
Senior Fall & Winter
Senior Spring & Summer
Junior Fall & Winter
Junior Spring & Summer
Initial Consultation and Family Meeting
Getting to Know You/Getting to Know Yourself
Building Your Ideal College
Developing and Refining a College List
Researching Schools Near & Far
Setting Academic & Personal Goals
Financial Focus: A Family Meeting about Setting
Planning for Summer
Developing Your Extra Curricular Resume
Revisiting the List
Planning College Visits
Conducting a Mock Interview
Finding Your Passion
Starting Your Personal Statement
Reviewing Final List
To Apply Early Decision or not to Apply Early Decision?
That is the question.
The Common Application
Essay Review, Essay Reivew, Essay Review!
...and Supplemental Essays...
Completing Applications for Scholarships and
Final Application Review & Submission
Writing Thank You Notes to Recommenders and
Completeness Check at All Schools
Applying for Need-Based Financial Aid
Is that your Final Answer? Reviewing your options, making the choice.
Graduation Gift to All Full Package Clients:
A final meeting to choose classes for the fall of a student's first year in college.