Students

WE DELIVER RESULTS: USING ONE-ON-ONE COUNSELING, WE ENABLE STUDENTS TO TELL THEIR UNIQUE STORY IN ESSAYS, A PERSONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS CHART AND OTHER APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS

SCAD-logoBy the end of our journey together, here’s what you should have accomplished:

  • A course list to follow for your remaining years in high school (includes AP or IB guidance)
  • Summer enrichment options to maximize your odds of university acceptance
  • Grade goals based on the universities you are aiming for
  • Testing schedule and test goals along with strategies for avoiding pitfalls
  • Tutoring referrals for SAT and ACT preparation
  • Strategy for SAT Subject Tests
  • Use of the Select College Admissions’ library during our office hours
  • A ‘Personal Accomplishments Chart’ listing your grade 9-12 achievements, leadership and awards
  • A personalized university list organized into “reach”, “target” and “likely” schools
  • Identifying best people to solicit for recommendations and support for obtaining meaningful letters highlighting different qualities you possess
  • A checklist to use for every campus visit
  • Suggestions for the short activity essay
  • Review of ideas for the main essay
  • Discussion of how to proceed with questions and essays in each university’s required supplement
  • Reading of essay drafts and editing of the finished essays and applications
  • A personal schedule of application deadlines and due dates for each university
  • Guidance with athletic recruiting, athletic résumés, and cover letters
  • Guidance regarding auditions, art portfolios, and artistic or athletic videos
  • Organizational tools for timely and complete applications
  • Mock interviews as well as coaching on ways to avoid common interview mistakes
  • A plan for what to do in case of being deferred or wait-listed by your top choice university.

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