Services

  College consulting services should be affordable.

Our flexible price structure allows you to create
a program that best fits your needs and budget.

Select the Comprehensive Program for college consulting through the entire journey, or mix and match the Mini Programs to suit your unique needs. We also offer hourly services.

The Comprehensive Program (The best value)

• Includes all services in the Mini-Programs listed below.
• Ideal for students who would like guidance through the entire process.
• Start any time during high school – an earlier start is most advantageous!

MINI PROGRAMS (mix and match to meet your needs)

The College List Program

• In-depth discussion of college preferences
• Strengths/Interests assessment to assist with selection of college major
• Creation of a “good fit” list of colleges to consider
• Coaching for researching colleges without getting overwhelmed
• Guidance in narrowing to the “best fit” colleges to which you will apply
• Advice for Early Action or Early Decision options

 The Applications Program

• Help completing applications – including Common App, UC and CSU
• Tips for presenting yourself in the best light possible
• Assistance in managing application requirements and deadlines
• Proofreading of applications before submission (not including essays)
• Guidance with being wait-listed or appealing a decision
• Interview coaching

The Essays Program

• Coaching on writing a winning college essay
• Help with brainstorming and selecting ideal topics
• Editing and feedback of Common App Essay and UC Personal Statements
• Editing and feedback on Common App writing supplements

The Money Matters Program

• Personalized strategies for maximizing your chances of financial aid
• Guidance in identifying affordable colleges and reducing out of pocket costs
• Line by line help completing financial aid forms
• Strategies for finding scholarships
• Evaluating award letters to compare actual costs
• Guidance appealing for better awards


                                                    Included With All Programs Listed Above:
Sylvan Black and White

* In-person or Skype meetings

* Email, phone and text support
* Review of academic records
* Academic course planning
* Strategies for extracurricular involvement
* Guidance on SAT, ACT and AP testing
* Strategies for strong recommendations
* Help with planning college visits
* Organization and time management to reduce stress!

We offer the following programs for Freshmen and Sophomores:

The Freshmen / Sophomore Intensive Program

Designed for students who would like complete support in early college exploration and guidance in becoming a strong college applicant. Continues through the end of 10th grade.

INCLUDES:
• 4 in-person meetings, plus email and phone support
• Academic course planning for all 4 years of high school
• Guidance in selection of extracurricular activities
• Customized list of potential summer and spring break options
• Collaborative planning for early college visits
• Exploration of possible careers and majors
• Help understanding college costs and your potential for financial aid

The Freshmen / Sophomore Exploratory Program

A wonderful option for students who would like basic support in early college exploration and guidance in becoming a strong college applicant. Continues through the end of 10th grade.

INCLUDES:
• 2 in-person meetings, plus email and phone support
• Academic course planning for all 4 years of high school
• Guidance in selection of extracurricular activities
• Tips for early college exploration and visits

Contact us for rates or to schedule your free 30 minute consultation. 

Don’t see a program that suits your needs and budget? We are happy to create a custom college consulting program that does. We also offer hourly services.