College consulting services should be affordable.

Our consulting process begins with a 15-minute complimentary phone call, to ensure that our services are a good fit for you.

We offer a variety of options to serve the needs of all students, all designed to provide maximum value to our clients. Our two programs can be started any time after completing 10th grade. Introductory Consults and Hourly Services are available to students in grades 9-12.  Rates available on request.


An ideal program for students who would like complete guidance throughout the entire process of selecting and applying to colleges.

More about the Comprehensive Program

In the Comprehensive Program, the consultant will take the lead, so the student knows exactly what to do each step of the way. Designed to keep the student on-track, minimize stress and ensure that applications are strong. This program is great for busy families who want to be confident that a professional is overseeing the whole process (and doing the nagging!)


  • Up to 20 sessions + email and phone support
  • A list of suggested colleges, targeted to your budget if needed
  • Guidance on testing, Early Action/Early Decision and recommendations
  • Advice for college visits
  • Assessments and advice for selecting a major
  • Scored, full-length practice SAT and ACT
  • Coaching, review and feedback for all essays
  • Guidance in filling out applications
  • Assessment of financial aid eligibility
  • Guidance in applying for aid and scholarships
  • Interview coaching
  • Personalized account on Custom College Plan, our online software for managing applications
  • An ongoing To-Do list, calendar and interim deadlines to keep the student on track
  • and more!


Designed for the more independent student, this program provides expert guidance while targeting the areas you need the most help with.

More about the Do-It-Yourself program

The consultant will provide structure and expertise to support a student who is organized and deadline-oriented, but benefits from regular check-ins. Students receive approximately 18 hours of consultant time, plus lots of helpful materials.


  • 5 meetings + email and phone support
  • A list of suggested colleges
  • Guidance on testing, Early Action/Early Decision and recommendations
  • Attendance at our summer Essay Workshop*
  • Two reviews of main essay and applications, plus 1 review of additional essays
  • Recommended timeline, application requirements list + To-Do’s after each meeting
  • Personalized account on Custom College Plan, our online software for managing applications
  • Additional services can be added at the hourly rate

(*or a 1:1 Essay Launch meeting if unable to attend Workshop.)


Don’t see an option which fits your needs? Consultants can be hired by the hour to help with any aspect of the college application and financial aid process. 

More about Hourly Services

This is a great option for families who need limited help in specific areas. Hourly services can also be added to the DIY Program.

Not ready to sign up for a program? Schedule an INTRODUCTORY CONSULTATION!

Available to students in grades 9-12, the Intro Consult introduces the student to college planning and applications. Your consultant will review academic records, extracurricular activities and other qualifications in the context of college admissions. We can also provide advice on course planning, summer programs, testing, college visits, financial aid and the timeline for college applications. Juniors and seniors will receive a list of suggested “good-fit” colleges. Students leave feeling clear and confident about their high school path and the college application process.