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The College Application Package

$3,500.00

The College Application

Student Evaluation

 

Preliminary Assessment:

 

 

  • A thorough review and evaluation of the student’s academic and extracurricular background including transcripts, projected courses, and talents is accomplished
  • Successes, endeavors, achievements and methods to emphasize the student’s strengths
  • Students learn how to effectively utilize the knowledge and experiences gained in high school 
  • Students explore and learn about various college programs
  • Preliminary college lists are drafted

 

College Essays and Personal Statements:

 

  • Assist in writing college essays that stand out
  • Provide personal statement examples and writing assistance
  • BBrainstorm college essay topics, develop college essay ideas and make revisions
  • Provide detailed suggestions for content, vocabulary and correct structure
  • Emphasize the student’s own voice and reveal the strength of character
  • Discuss intent of essay prompts and how to best answer questions
"From guiding me through my college search and preparing my college list, to giving me all the necessary advice and helping me with my essays, I got into all my first choice schools. I couldn’t have asked for more! Thanks!"
Thomas, Boston University, Class of 2012

Activity Resume:

 

  • The completed list of extracurricular activities will show a commitment, continuity of participation and contribution in all activities
  • Methods of how the different colleges like this information conveyed will be addressed

Letters of Recommendation:

 

 

  • Work with student on who to ask, how to best approach their teachers and counselors and what to provide each writer
  • Assist students in providing personal information, which helps the teachers and counselors write more effective letters of recommendation
  • Help obtain letters from people outside the school environment as potential supplementary recommendation letters

College Application Portfolio:

 

  • Provide guidance for completing supplementary materials for students that have specialized talents, such as musicians, dancers, actors, math/science students, writers, artists or photographers. Often these applications require that additional materials be sent to prospective colleges
  • Detailed requirements for auditions and/or additional applications are examined

 

"Thanks for your help on advising me about my summer plans. I’ve been accepted at the British Academy of Dramatic Arts in London this summer as a result of your guidance. Thank you so much!"

Laurel, Sarah Lawrence, Class of 2012

 

Submitting College Applications:

 

  • Up to date admission requirements are researched and explained
  • Trouble spots are identified and improved
  • All of the student’s applications are reviewed thoroughly. The college application review consists of polishing essays, the activity resume as well as additional supplementary materials

Final College Selection:

 

    • After the applications are submitted, college counselors provide strategic tips on proper ways to show expressed interest as this can be a crucial component in the college admissions process
    • Once acceptances are received, students and parents are guided in making their final decision

 

 Interviews

 

College Interviews:

 

    • Receive relevant tips boosting confidence and improving technique
    • A thorough list of possible interview questions is provided, so that the student knows approximately what questions to expect and how to best answer them
    • A list of questions to ask the interviewer is provided
    • Students feel more comfortable during college interviews and make an excellent impression on college admission representatives

 

 


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