Meeting on a regular basis starting in 9th grade and continuing through the fall of the senior year with advising and assistance will provide the student with professional academic and extracurricular guidance in preparation for the final applications to be submitted in the senior year.
Making appropriate college selections, developing comprehensive resumes, and
writing impressive personal essays are key factors in presenting strong applications.
Elaine's expertise will help you do it the right way!
College admissions officers have varied criteria for evaluating candidates for admission to college. Acceptance decisions are based on many, if not all of the following aspects of a student's high school profile.
*Standardized Test Scores
*Work and Entrepreneurial Experience
*Awards, Honors, Special Recognition
*Level of Interest and Potential Fit
Is your student interested in studying abroad? Or, are you living in another country and wish to have your student study in the United States?
If a student has specific career goals, the choice of college or university will be critical to the availability and quality of the studies in preparation for that career.
Elaine has it all mapped out for you with customized plans to make the college selection and application experience a success.
Thinking about and talking with your children about their education starts in elementary school leading to more serious conversations once they have reached high school.
Professional advise is important to set the student on the proper course of action.
Questions asked are:
When is the right time to start the application process? What are important academic, geographic, and financial decisions to consider for the student and the family? What are the right courses to take in high school ? What are appropriate opportunities to show involvement, committment, and leadership?
Elaine has a strategy for each individual student.
What could be more important than the college application essays? The correct way to write personal statement essays that show who you really are is exceptionally important! The right way to express yourself lets colleges know that you are focused, organized, and committed to presenting your best self. How do you accomplish this very crucial step?
Elaine has spent many years speaking with Deans of Admissions at elite colleges and hearing what they want from their prospective students. By knowing what is expected, she expertly guides her applicants through essay writing conferences, drafts, and final editing
Is your child the next accepted candidate? Let Elaine help you feel confident about that answer with her decades of expertise and success!
College interviews may be the last critical step to the first step of an applicant's educational journey. Why go it alone? Is your student ready for those college interviews?
Elaine has a natural way of building confidence in the student, She has helped hundreds of students get past the anxiety of a personal interview by preparing them to communicate with their interviewers, confidently and effectively.