Review of academic record
Advice on course selection
Advice on extra-curricular activities and summer experiences
Testing recommendations; timeline and scheduling
Assessment of strengths, talents, interests, personality and learning styles, academic and career goals, and preferences for various college types and environments
Building a college list that is uniquely suited to the student
Basic Package PLUS:
Planning college visits
Creating an action plan and timeline
Creating an application strategy, including which teachers should write recommendations
Brainstorming personal statement and essay topics
Assistance with personal statements and up to 5 supplemental essays
Assistance with filling out application(s), including activity list and resume
College interview preparation, as needed
Evaluating college affordability and assessing financial aid packages
Assistance with strategy for waiting lists and deferrals
Assistance with making the final decision
Assistance with the transition to college during the fall of freshman year
Common App Summer Camp included
Assistance with applying to gap year programs can be provided for an additional hourly fee.
I can work with students who are looking to:
1) Transfer from a community college to a four year college, or
2) Transfer from a four year college to another four year college that is a better fit (that's called a lateral transfer).
We will work together to analyze your situation, determine what you are looking for, and figure out how to transfer your credits to a college that is right for you!
Please contact me so that we can get started.
COMMON APP SUMMER CAMP
Spend one week during the summer from 10am-4pm working on your personal statement, activities list, and supplements. Give yourself the gift of a less stressful fall!
Included with Advanced Package.
OFFICE HOURS WITH MARISA
Not ready for a comprehensive package? But eager for some guidance? Meet with Marisa on an hourly basis whenever you need to.