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How we help

The road to college starts now! We will assist you no matter where you are in the process, but the earlier you start, the less pressure and stress your family will experience. Our College Planning Team helps all sophomores, juniors, and seniors successfully navigate the college access and admissions process. Our expert counselors will:

  • Help create and develop a realistic college list
  • Prepare you for interviews and financial aid
  • Plan a standardized testing strategy and timeline
  • Help manage and optimize the athletic recruiting process
  • Provide guidance and advice on activities and classes to take in high school
  • Aid in all essays and supplements required by colleges in the application process
  • And much more…

 How We help Rising Seniors

A complete break down of our college planning services for the rising senior

Parents join us May 30th for our free seminar on what to expect this summer. Click HERE for more information.

We have a few options for the seniors of the 2018-2019 school year. For those who already know where, when and how you plan to apply to colleges and only need help with the Common App Essay our Boot Camp is for you. Pick up to any 3 boot camp days this summer and get assistance: choosing a prompt, brainstorming ideas, avoiding common mistakes and meeting application deadlines.

Senior Roadmap

This is for those who need a little more than that. With this package you get free entrance into the Boot Camp plus 3 private meetings with Russ, our Director of College Planning, to finalize your college list, support with financial aid applications, and more. Contact Us for more information.

Guidance & Peace of Mind for Seniors – GPS

This is our comprehensive college planning package for the rising seniors who need help bringing their college plan to completion. What this includes is the Common App Essay Boot Camp PLUS 7 private meetings with Russ to be used as you need PLUS ongoing text and email support through January 1st, 2018. You will have support with:

  • Finalizing your College List
  • Common App Essay and Application
  • Supplemental Essay Completion
  • Financial Aid Applications (EFC, FAFSA, CSS, etc)
  • Admission Strategy (early decision, vs early action, etc)
  • Interview Prep (if needed)

Contact Us for more information.

 Contact us for your FREE College Consultation with

Russ, our Director of College Planning!

Our Philosophy

We believe the process is supposed to be fun, not high pressure and stressful.

We feel college is the start of a journey not a destination. It is an opportunity to start fresh and choose the best academic and social environment for the student to thrive.

We don’t feel there is only one college for a student. Though they are likely to have a favorite, we believe that every student should have academic, geographic, social, athletic and financial options when the process is completed and we help your family find them.

We believe in working as a team to accomplish your goals but also holding the student accountable so they actively participate in the process.

We feel that making progress through the process will alleviate stress and yield a smooth, productive result.

We believe in getting to know your student very well so they trust us and see us as positive resources even beyond them making a final college decision. Many of our students come back to us after they start college for many reasons and we love that they do!

We don’t believe that most high school students know the career they want to pursue and that is completely normal. However, we aid them in exploring the potential majors that interest them so they use the right criteria in creating their college list and can ultimately find the right programs for them.