College Counseling

The two main goals of college counseling with an independent consultant are, to find colleges that are a good match for your student and to get assistance in preparing applications that portray students in the best possible light. The following are included in the counseling process:

Assessment

  • Interpretation of academic history and psycho-educational reports
  • Evaluation of current high school record and test scores
  • Administration of college readiness assessment and college personality profile
  • Professional assessment of academic, emotional, and psycho-social needs
  • Ongoing recommendations for class schedule, extra-curricular activities, summer activities, and standardized testing
  • Referral to local tutors and professionals

Recommendations

  • Presentation of individualized list, with fact sheet, of appropriate college options
  • Instruction of the college search process, including effective methods for researching college websites and making the most of college visits
  • Assistance in editing preliminary list to determine where applications will be submitted

Application and Essay Process

  • Essay brainstorming sessions and unlimited essay editing sessions
  • Step by step assistance with the organization and completion of college applications
  • Mock Interview Sessions
  • Guidance on making a final decision
  • Transitional coaching