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"THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT YOUR FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT" ~Abraham Lincoln

"THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT YOUR FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT" ~Abraham Lincoln

"THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT YOUR FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT" ~Abraham Lincoln"THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT YOUR FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT" ~Abraham Lincoln

College Planning Grade 9 throughout High School

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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!








The Process to College Acceptances

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.


*Curriculum


*Grades


*Standardized Test Scores


*Extracurricular Activities


*Community Service


*Work and Entrepreneurial     Experience       

         

*Awards, Honors, Special Recognition


*Application Essays


*Recommendations


*Interview


*Level of Interest and Potential Fit




Abroad and Specialized Studies

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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.

Application Strategies

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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.

College Application Essays

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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!

Mock College Interviews

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 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.