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Comprehensive College Package

This comprehensive package is the top choice for most families seeking personalized guidance for their student. 

We begin by getting to know the student through initial meetings combined with personality and interest assessments. These help to define student and family priorities in pursuing higher education. 

Comprehensive College Package includes:

  • Thorough review of academic record, including classes, grades, test scores 
  • Planning of course selection for following school year 
  • Discussion and suggestions for extracurricular and summer involvement 
  • Individualized meeting with student and parent(s) to discuss parameters of college application process and finding right school fit
  • Standardized testing recommendations and strategies (SAT; ACT; SAT Subject Test;scheduling; re-testing; various levels of test prep focus) 
  • Guidance around appropriate test prep supports, if appropriate 
  • Assessments to help determine personality, general school fit, educational priorities and areas of interest of student 
  • Initial detailed list of schools that are suited to the student 
  • Advising for making effective and meaningful campus visits 
  • Recommendations for expressing demonstrated interest with colleges
  • Planning and approach for requesting solid teacher recommendations 
  • Action plan and organizational timeline to provide structure and stay on track 
  • Essay brainstorming session to generate personal statement  
  • Discussion, review, critique and editing of Common Application core essay (personal statement) – review for compelling message, accuracy and completeness 
  • Discussion and research for additional college supplement essays 
  • Editing of the activities résumé, if appropriate  
  • Refined final list of colleges, balancing target, reach and likely 
  • Practice effective interviewing techniques and mock college interview questions  
  • Guidance around any Early Action or Early Decision applications 
  • Review of completed Common Application before hitting “submit”
  • Assistance with financial aid application timeline 
  • Assistance in making final selection from acceptances 
  • Guidance if deferred or wait-listed to enhance chance of acceptance 
  • Transition meeting before departing for school

AchieveCoach
College Consulting

marla@achievecoach.com

978 440 8210

SKYPE: achievecoach

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