comprehensive and creative college admissions counseling


comprehensive college admissions consulting

working on applications

For students seeking college admissions unrelated to art or design, and for those who are undecided.

Preliminary Consultation
A complementary half-hour consultation, conducted by telephone or Skype. Contact us for an appointment, and see if our services are right for you. There is absolutely no obligation involved.

Consulting Programs
All packages include a detailed proposal and statement of goals for the student, appropriate research, email updates following each meeting to parent/guardian, and a personal Course Sites web page for student work and document storage.

• College-bound Standard (Junior/Senior)
Ideally starts in fall of junior year and continues through senior year. Meetings are monthly during junior year and more frequent for seniors. Services are customized according to student needs, but cover all essential college application and admissions topics. 15 meeting hours.

• College-bound Comprehensive (Junior/Senior)
Starts in junior year, and provides a comprehensive program of college advisement services. Includes extended guidance for students with special needs or those requiring extra supervision, plus intensive support for essay development. Includes referral support for financial aid and/or standardized testing. 20 meeting hours.

• Senior Crunch
An accelerated program that accommodates application deadlines, especially Early Decision and Early Action. Requires more frequent meetings early in Senior year, and receives priority scheduling. 10 meeting hours.

• Take 5 (all students)
Take 5 is a block of five hours of customized services, for student needing minimum assistance with college-related topics of their choosing. Some examples: researching hard-to-find major programs, essay editing, gap year or study abroad programs, and college transfers. 5 meeting hours.

• College-bound International Student (all students)
Follows standard program format, with the addition of admissions assistance specific to the special needs of international students, including advisement related to sources of financial aid and visa requirements. 20 meeting hours.

• Hourly Consulting
Consultation is also available on an hourly basis.

For a detailed explanation of any of our programs, please see our FAQ page or contact us. We’ll explain the difference between programs, send you a detailed PDF, and help you decide what would work best for you. For art+design college consulting, check here.


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