Understand the kid and formulate a strategy so that the kid has a 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 him/her to achieve his/her 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 s/he goes to college.
Select courses according to the student’s strengths as well as what is provided by school. Suggest taking courses from outside school if needed.
Broaden the mind to take part in extracurricular activities which are good fits for the student. Sharpen these extracurricular activities to create a strong profile for the application process.
Suggest volunteering opportunities that fit in with the student’s interest and are unique.
Guide student through the application process for summer internships or for programs that will help the student broaden their mind and learn about different fields and perspectives that will create/solidify their interest in potential majors.
Provide insights on admission process so the parents as well as students can better plan the high school years.
High school and test prep can be stressful, especially 11th grade. Some students may not want to talk to parents about their fears. Provide support and motivate the students in this stressful time
· Advise on whether to take SAT or ACT as well as AP tests and suggest the best timeline for the student to take these tests. Also, analyze the areas of improvement needed to improve standardized test score.
Always available to answer questions on the process via email/text/meetings