Fifteen, two-hour, scheduled, in-person and/or Zoom sessions, spanning 2 years, which may be applied in 6-month increments.
Students have unlimited access to phone/email for one year (or two years, in six-month increments).
Due to the long-term nature of the counseling, college selections based on expressed career goals and other personalized criteria are determined earlier and essays/personal statements thoughtfully developed. Selection of coursework, extracurricular, sports, volunteer, and internship recommendations based on one's true passions are a key component of the Gold package.
Preparation for first-year college life including appropriate coursework selection, critical campus issues, and residence life options may also be addressed. Complete college degree program planning is conducted whereby students/families may potentially save time and money by ensuring that excessive credits are not taken, college course requirements are met in a timely manner, and that the most cost effective options are selected regarding dorms and meal plans. This option is ideal for high school freshmen and sophomores who may benefit from early, intensive, individualized college admissions assistance and career development/planning.
An initial 1-2 hour assessment during which high school transcripts and scores on standardized tests are reviewed, an extensive questionnaire completed, interest inventories administered and interpreted, career goals, potential college majors and selection of best-fit universities/colleges identified, and college application timetables created.
Initial information gathering session
Test-prep recommendations based on standardized testing scores
SAT I/ACT and SAT II (Subject Tests) determination and registration
Short-term coursework, extracurricular activities, sports, volunteer, and internship recommendations
Portfolio enhancement and interview skills training
College visits/interview scheduling
Financial Aid/ Scholarship Exploration
College Degree Program Planning and Residence Life Assistance (Post-college/university acceptance)
BRONZE: $2,200 (***Express Option)
Eight hours of in-person, targeted sessions, with unlimited email/phone follow-up for 3 months.
This express package is for high school, transfer, international/ foreign, graduate, and/or adult students who require applications/essay development and review and would like targeted issues addressed.
Guidance regarding best-fit college/university options, assistance with the admissions process, essay development/critique/editing, and career counseling is highlighted.
Three months of free email/phone follow-up for unlimited essay revisions is included.
HOURLY: $350/hr. (***Hourly Coaching)
Clients may access hourly assistance at the rate of $350/hr.
This option is best for those with targeted issues including: Brief essay review/analysis, college selection, interest inventory administration/interpretation, or specific application issues.