General Outline of Services (Services may vary due to special circumstances)

  • Consult with the student and parents to strategize admission process based upon student’s academic record, extracurricular interests, and possible career goals
  • Provide student with a college planning binder, datebook, guidebook, and other necessary tools 
  • Complete a thorough evaluation of student’s stats, including standardized test scores, academic transcript, and teacher commentary to determine admissibility
  • Administer diagnostic assessment tests of standardized tests to yield baseline scores and generate a full, diagnostic report
  • Provide a personalized profile and usage of Naviance’s Family Connection website 
  • Evaluate personality assessment mosaics and career profile inventories to identify academic interests and prospective careers
  • Develop an individualized plan to enhance admissibility
  • Pinpoint the “reach,” “target,” and “likely” prospective college selections based upon admission criteria
  • Strategize summer plans for employment opportunities, internships, college visits, interviews, test prep, athletic camps and/or academic programs 
  • Formulate travel itineraries for campus visits, information sessions, and tours
  • Discuss various application choices, such as early decision, early action, and regular decision
  • Provide a comprehensive consultation on all written application components, including critiques of student essays and résumés from a writing specialist (Note: All college application essays shall be solely the work of the student.)
  • Facilitate necessary correspondence between the student and admissions and athletic offices or respective department heads
  • Recommend materials and resources to student and parents to maximize opportunities for success
  • Provide essential information regarding merit, athletic, and need-based scholarships
  • Familiarize student and/or parents with financial aid programs
  • Conduct a mock evaluative or informational interview session, if applicable
  • Furnish student and parents with a calendar and timetable for all testing and admissions deadlines
  • Contact institutions on student’s behalf, upon request of student and parents
  • Strategize a thorough plan if student receives a deferral or waitlist status
  • Prepare for transition to college by providing information on student housing, initial course selection, registration, and Greek life at student’s selected college