PROFESSIONAL COLLEGE ADVISING

With the competitive nature of the college selection and admission process, the adventure becomes more treacherous.  In order to maximize each students' strengths and objectives, I provide the following assistance for all high school students:

  • Advise students about which high school classes and the rigor of the classes for each student's desired universities.

  • Review the student's academic grades and standardized test scores, and develop a plan for college selection.

  • Advise on resume content, highlighting all aspects of the student's academic record and extracurricular activities.

  • Develop a list of reach, target and safety schools.

  • Set up a calendar for due dates to ensure deadlines for college applications and scholarship applications are met.

  • Assist students and families in navigating the entire application process.

  • Plan college visits by working with students and parents in order to maximize the value of each visit.

  • Conduct mock interviews.

  • Assist in writing college essays:

              a. Selection of essay topic

              b. Brainstorming

              c. Outline essay

              d. Review and finalize essay

  • Determine who to ask for recommendation letters and advise on the content of the letters.

  • Assist in preparation of FAFSA and CSS Profile to maximize financial aid awards.

  • Mentor, direct and sponsor students on community service projects and fundraisers.

 

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