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Dear Kristin,
As promised, a happy news update! Jay was accepted to Columbia early decision!!!!!!!!!  Thank you for all of your help and for jumping in at the 11th hour.  It made all the difference!
Lauren

College Admissions Counseling

The path to getting admitted to college should be satisfying and manageable, not stressful and overwhelming. Whether your goal is an Ivy League experience, a private college, or a state university, we can help you maximize your educational and scholarship opportunities.

TAP Your College Potential

(appropriate for rising 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders)

 

Students will:

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  • Plan courses for maximum impact and career exploration
     

  • Prepare to maximize school resources including teachers, counselors, and career center
     

  • Discover when to take ACT, SAT, PSAT, and SAT II tests and free resources for preparation
     

  • Create an extracurricular activity plan
     

  • Research and identify school matches and connecting with their admissions dept.
     

  • Learn how to maximize college visits.
     

  • Get an overview of the college application process
     

  • And much more.

You’re Accepted College Application Workshop

(appropriate for 11th and 12th graders)

Students will:

 

  • Organize their entire application process
     

  • Identify schools that match learning style and career opportunities
     

  • Evaluate schools as a reach, match, or safety
     

  • Learn what to put on their brag sheets for teachers and counselors
     

  • Discover how to package themselves in their essays and activities
     

  • Prepare an essay outline
     

  • Determine if they should apply Early Action, Early Decision or Regular Decision
     

  • Learn what to do if they are deferred or waitlisted
     

  • And much more.

     

Cost per workshop : $99

General list of services offered

draft your Common App and college essays

identify safe, match, and reach schools

develop your admission strategy

identify scholarships opportunities

create a comprehensive academic plan starting as early as middle school

practice college interviews

create a testing preparation program and schedule

coach you through being deferred and waitlisted

Click here  to listen to a series of interviews done with admissions officers from Yale University, Brown University, Univ. of Pennsylvania, and Columbia University.

Click here  to view a slide show on how to write a great college essay. 

We offer the following packages
Green Package - $625.00

5 hour-long counseling sessions covering an academic plan, strategic packaging, and any other items from the general list.

Blue Package - $1150.00

10 hour-long counseling sessions covering an academic plan, strategic packaging, and any other items from the general list. Career, major, and internship guidance using the Do What You Are assessment.

 

Silver Package - $2000.00

20 hour-long counseling sessions covering an academic plan, strategic packaging, and any other items from the general list. Essay help. Career, major, and internship guidance using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory.

 

Gold Package - $5000.00

Up to 50 hours of college counseling covering an academic plan, strategic packaging, and any other items from the general list. Essay help. Career, major, and internship guidance using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory.

 

Hourly rate: $150.00 - If you decide after our hour meeting that you would like to schedule additional sessions, this fee can be applied to any package at a later time.

"Without your help, I know that I never would have been admitted to UNC-CH, Duke, Cornell, Penn, Brown-RISD Dual Degree Program, Columbia, and Harvard. Thank you again!"

A.C.