We work with each family to custom-design an effective, individualized approach to achieve maximum success based on the number of hours contracted. 

Most plans include a combination of the following services

  • Guidance on standardized testing and recommendations for test preparation services

  • Ongoing support regarding the college search and selection process

  • Strategic guidance on the use of the various application types (Rolling vs. Early Action vs. Early Decision vs. Restrictive Early Action vs. Single-Choice Early Action vs. Priority)

  • Tailored college visit guidance that results in a savings of time and money

  • Assistance with completing and editing the Common Application and application supplements

  • Assistance with completing and editing the Coalition Application and application supplements

  • Assistance with completing the Self-Reported Academic Record

  • Strategy development, writing assistance, editing and review for the Common and Coalition Application Personal Essays using the Wow Writing Workshop method

  • Strategy development, writing assistance, editing and review for the many required supplement essays

  • Teacher and Counselor Recommendation strategy, assistance, editing and review

  • Interview preparation

  • Organizational tools to monitor the status of each application component

Plans may also include

  • School-specific application assistance for colleges and universities that do not accept the Common or Coalition Applications, including the complex multi-campus University of California application

  • Help with navigating NCAA Division I, Division II or Division III athletic recruitment

  • Visual or performing art portfolios through SlideRoom

  • Chaperoned college tours

  • Honors program and merit scholarship application assistance 

  • Summer program strategy and application assistance

  • Side-by-side assistance with application and test score submission to prevent user error

  • Deferral and waitlist action plans

  • Assistance with high school-based forms such as transcript requests and application cover sheets