EDUCATIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES
Throughout the consulting process, the focus is on finding a placement where the student will be successful and achieve his/her academic goals.
Interviewing the student and parents to determine needs and goals, including academic, financial, geographic and social considerations.
Evaluating and assessing transcripts, test scores, reports and recommendations, activities and interests.
Focusing students on appropriate course selection, co-curricular and service activities, summer enrichment and work experiences.
Establishing a schedule for standardized testing and making referrals for tutoring or test preparation.
Developing a list of appropriate schools or programs that meet the student's needs, abilities and aspirations.
Constructing a timeline for preparation and submission of applications.
Providing guidance and instruction in preparing admission applications; writing admissions essays and personal statements; developing resumes, brag sheets and other supplementary application materials; researching scholarships and financial aid; visiting schools or programs; and interviewing.
Helping with arrangements for visiting schools or programs.
Maintaining contact with admission offices throughout the application process.
Consulting with the student and family about the final choice of a school or program.
Following-up after enrollment to monitor the "fit" for the student and family.