Understand the student and formulate a strategy so that the child has the best shot at admissions. Sometimes the strategy changes as the interests change.
Create an individualized plan based on interests and strengths of the student that will allow them to achieve their greatest potential and stand out in the application process.
Help develop good study habits which will help to increase grades in high school and make the student independent and self-sufficient when they go to college.
Select courses according to the student’s strengths. Suggest taking courses from outside school if needed to boost their profile.
Encourage the student to take part in extracurricular activities that are a good fit. Target participation in these extracurricular activities to create a strong profile for the application process.
Suggest volunteering opportunities that fit with the student’s interests and are unique.
Guide student through the application process for summer internships and programs to help broaden the mind. Suggest opportunities for the student to learn about different fields and perspectives that will create or solidify their interest in potential majors.
Provide insight on admission process so parents as well as students can better plan the high school years.
High school and test prep can be stressful and some students may not want to talk to parents about their fears; provide support and motivate the students in this stressful time.
Advise on SAT, ACT, and AP tests and suggest the best prep timeline for the student. Also, analyze the areas of improvement needed to improve standardized test score.
Always available to answer questions on the college admissions process via email, text, or meeting.