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Services Provided

The following is a list of the services that we provide to our students

  • Set attainable goals based on real and potential academic and extracurricular performance.
  • Take a look at what their high school has to offer in terms of involvement outside of the classroom (clubs, yearbook, literary publications, student outreach programs, mentoring programs, theater etc...).
  •  Make sure that they are progressing well in their academic classes and help them decide on which courses to choose for the following year.
  • Provide them with academic support in the form of tutoring, if needed.
  • Provide them with summer programs opportunities that will enrich their experiences in fields in which they are interested.
  • Provide them with SSAT/SAT/ACT prep tutors to maximize their scores on the tests.
  • Administer SSAT test on flexible test dates.
  • Provide them with a list of programs that best reflect them as students and individuals
  • Help them narrow the field to a number suitable to apply to.
  • Have them visit some campuses to get a feel of the atmosphere and what they are looking for in a program.
  • Take them on planned or customized tours for an additional fee. Click here for more information.
  • Coach them through the interview process by preparing them for the questions that will be asked.
  •  Help them fill out the applications and serve as a sounding board for the personal statement and shorter essays.
  • Call up some of their top choice to advocate for them if appropriate.
  • All through out, students are coached and mentored.

We do not always provide all these services. Each student has different needs and benefits from a personalized service from us.

There is no general profile of the type of student we work with. We work with all types. Some are in desperate need of help because they are making bad judgment calls and are not equipped with the tools to continue on to college. Some are typical underachievers who need someone to show some interest in them succeeding. Some do well in school and are relatively well rounded but are content with going through school without challenging themselves to reach for more. Others are high achievers who want to take advantage of all that is out there in order for them to get to where they want to go.