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Schedule of Services


  1. Per Session Consultations:

  2. College Match Guru is available to provide information and advice about the college search and application process. Fee includes a 90-minute session and written summary.

  3. Customized Service Blocks:

  4. Purchase a pre-paid block of time to be used for any college service that you need (Except for list development). The choice is yours! Possibilities include:

    Mock Interview Resumé editing Essay Brainstorming
    Essay Editing Application review Academic/testing advice
  5. Early College Planning - Freshman or Early Sophomore Year

    • Review of academic record
    • Advice on course selection
    • Recommendations on extracurricular involvement and summer activities
    • Discussion about how to make high school a successful endeavor
    • Preliminary discussion on financial aid
    • Development of a “Next Steps” plan

  6. College Matching - January of Junior Year to October of Senior Year

    • Review of academic accomplishments
    • Advice on course selection
    • Recommendations for extracurricular involvement
    • Testing recommendations (SAT or ACT: when and what to take, is prep necessary?)
    • In-depth interview on college preferences of both student and parents
    • Discussion of Learning Differences and how colleges provide LD services
    • Access to career assessments and surveys of related majors
    • Refinement of social and academic comfort zones
    • Advice on making successful college visits
    • Preparation of a selected list of colleges that is uniquely matched to the student
    • Up to 20 hours of consultant time includes consultation sessions, research, analysis and communications

  7. The College Scholarship Workshop

    • 75-minute session teaches students how to locate and successfully apply for local and regional scholarships.

  8. Financial Aid - October to March of Senior Year

  9. Choose the option that matches your list of colleges

    • FAFSA only
    • FAFSA and CSS Profile
    • FAFSA, CSS Profile Plus up to three supplementary forms

  10. Comprehensive Package: Matching, Application and Essay Editing

    • Includes all services in #4 College Matching above, PLUS:
    • Action Plan with organizational timeline
    • Essay Brainstorming sessions, as needed
    • Students can apply to up to 10 colleges using any two of the following: Common App, 
      Coalition App, Univ.of California App
    • Editing of up to four supplemental essays
    • Editing of the activities resumé
    • Review of Applications
    • Development of interviewing skills
    • Financial Aid strategizing and understanding the “Net Price”
    • Help with making the final selection when decision letters are received
    • When and how to make financial aid appeals
    • Assistance setting up services for students with learning differences
    • Up to 35 hours of consultant time includes consultation sessions, research, analysis, editing and communications.

  11. Transfers:

      Whether it's the academic offerings, the social scene or a change in family finances, sometimes transfers are a fact of life. The process can be very similar to our Comprehensive Program or more goal directed as we learn from the past.   Either way, avoiding more problems in the future is essential, and College Match Guru can help.

    • Review of academic accomplishments
    • Advice on course selection and changes in majors
    • Discussion of the transfer process and the likelihood that courses will transfer
    • In-depth interview on revised college preferences
    • Access to career assessments and surveys of related majors
    • Review of social and academic comfort zones
    • Preparation of a selected list of colleges that is uniquely matched to the student
    • Advice on making successful college visits
    • Essay Brainstorming sessions, as needed
    • Editing of both common application essays
    • Editing of up to three supplemental essays
    • Review of Applications
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Next SAT Test Date:
11/2/19

Next ACT Test Date:
10/26/19
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