College Planning Advocates help bring together all your student's hard work to a point where he/she is not only gets into the colleges he/she is interested in, but helps parents save money. Our college advisors help students, and their families, navigate an ever changing and confusing process. We know how to move through the plethora of information and find the best colleges, according to your student's likes, dislikes, wants and needs. We not only know about the steps that need to be taken, but also what colleges are looking for in a student. Our college advisors also help keep track of the multitude of deadlines from housing to scholarships. Overall, we save you time and stress in getting through this often confusing process.
Our students work on a one-to-one basis, with a dedicated college advisor, this is not offered by all college planners. Our program is very strategic in our approach, following the needs and requirements of each individual student. Our range of services meet a critical need that local high school counselors cannont adequately address due to time constraints and sheer number of students they work with. We help students get inot the best college for them, while saving money for their parents.
Our college planning packages start for students as young as 8th grade and continue through their graduation. We are with them every step of the way.
SAT/ACT prep classes are held in the spring, summer and fall. Each class has a max of 8 students in order for personalized attention to be maintained. Prep classes run for 5-weeks and include general help as well as student specific help.
Bootcamps run for 5 days straight in the summer, this is for a student cram session before the August test and back to school.
Our students benefit from the class, on average they have over a 100-point increase in their SAT score. The classes addresses individual needs where they gain the most points on the test.
Another service we provide is getting your child ready for college once they are accepted.
Getting ready for college can be intimidating, and knowing how to "adult" while there is important. There are four key areas students need to be strong in to excel in college: thinking/learning strategies, math and English skills, self-management skills and college expectations and standards.
Our College Ready Workshops are ideal for students that are going away to school or to the local community college. These workshops are appropriate for anyone in high school and a must before heading off to college.