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Initial Consultation

Who is this for?  The Initial Consultation (IC) is for families who are beginning the college admissions journey and are looking for expert advice to evaluate and organize the process. An IC evaluates the student’s potential and direction, providing a solid road map for the student’s path to college.

Up to 2.0 Hours. Client Deliverables generally include:

 

  • A 1.5–2-hour meeting with the Professional Tutoring college coach, student and parent(s) to get to know all aspects of the student – his/her college desires, goals and dreams.

  • Expert consultation to evaluate the student’s academic, social, athletic and financial needs. Also considered are the family’s expectations and needs concerning college decisions.

  • Advice on high school course selection, including AP/IB/Honors choices.

  • SAT/ACT Planning, including SAT Subject Exams.

  • Analysis of student’s transcript, SAT/ACT scores and extra-curricular activities by college coach.

  • A preliminary list of colleges for consideration with preliminary admissions probability rankings (Safety, Attainable, Reach).

  • Review and tutorial of the college admissions process.

  • Application plan information: Early Decision, Early Action, Rolling Admission, Regular Admission.

  • A road map to college for high school students including course selection, test planning and activity cohesion.

  • Draft of a timeline and plan.

  • Getting into College with Julia Ross: Finding the Right Fit and Making it Happen, 2nd Edition, 2013.

 

Advantages: In the IC, parents and students will receive expert advice from an experienced college coach and a game plan for the student to efficiently navigate the college selection and admissions process.

Program Length:                Up to 2.0 hours of service on date of the Initial Consultation meeting.

 

Optimal Start Time:           11th Grade.

 

Cost:                                      $750.

* The Go-Getter, All-Inclusiveand Elite Applicant Packages all include the Initial Consultation described above