"Rick" Singer said he had an inside scoop to getting into college, with
anyone able to gain access, by simply buying his book, "Getting In:
Gaining Admission To Your College of Choice."
"This book is
full of secrets," he claimed, before dispensing advice on personal
branding, test-taking and college essays.
There are NO secrets,
and ethical college admissions counselors and private coaches, have been stressing
that for decades.
Once again, an entrepreneurial
If you've decided that a college admissions coach is a good investment, how do you go about finding an effective one? What qualities and credentials should a good coach possess?
The field of educational planning is relatively new and largely unregulated. Simply put, anyone can hang up a shingle and open up shop. In addition, the field has, interestingly, attracted professionals in former careers such as law, journalism, and even marketing! There is no doubt that one needs to be organized and erudite to obtain a law degree, possess exceptional writing skills as a journalist, or have marketing savvy as an advertising specialist.