Initial College Planning Consultation


This meeting is the first step for students and parents in 8th through 11th grades who are looking for academic advising and initial college advising. Depending on the grade level and the student’s needs, during this 90 minute meeting we will:

  • Review student’s high school transcript; plan for future courses; review their transcript from an admissions point of view, and highlight any red flags;

  • Discuss extracurricular activities, including summer programs, employment, internships, etc. 

  • Selection factors to consider schools are presented, using numerous college's criteria.

  • Create a testing plan and/or evaluate test scores (if taken) and discuss retakes or tutoring.

  • Discuss the importance of early college planning and the current climate of college admissions.

  • Answer any questions or concerns.