The Preliminary Meeting
A preliminary half-hour consultation will be offered gratis to every prospective client. At this initial meeting both the student and his/her legal guardian(s) must be present. In general, this meeting serves as an opportunity for the parent and student: to dialogue with me about the student's needs and goals; to find out from me exactly what types of service I can offer to help the student attain his/her goals; and to ask any questions remaining after this dialogue. Furthermore, students and parents are encouraged to bring to the meeting whatever educational records they feel are necessary for explaining the reason(s) they seek my services. All meetings between student and/or parent(s) or guardian(s) and I, myself, are fully confidential. In order to arrange an appointment, prospective clients can either fill out the contact form on the Contact page of this website and write a message, send an e-mail, or call. At the initial meeting, an exhaustive list of the Collegeologist's services, payment options, and contract are provided for the prospective client's consideration.
How to Schedule a Preliminary Meeting
In order to arrange an appointment, prospective clients can either fill out the contact form on the Contact page of this website and write a message, send an e-mail, or call. At the initial meeting, an exhaustive list of the Collegeologist's services, payment options, and contract are provided for the prospective client's consideration.
Costs of Services
The Collegeologist believes that every child deserves the opportunity to succeed. In modern American society, attending a college or university represents that opportunity to many. However, the price of tuition can be very expensive. Given the high financial cost which going to college tends to require, the Collegeologist, seeking to help students benefit from a college education but also recognizing the value of the hard work, energy, and time which she invests in fulfilling this goal, aims to provide her services at fair and affordable price to all of her clients with 100% guaranteed flexibility according to needs. The cost is based on amount of time. The standard fees will be presented to the client at the preliminary meeting.
Students with Special Interests
The Collegeologist can help students who have special interests, talents, needs, circumstances, or disabilities. For example, she can help:
- student athletes in recruitment for college athletic programs of all levels.
- students submit supplementary athletic, art, music, and writing portfolios.
- international students apply to post-secondary institutions in the United States by phone, email, and video interface.
- students with all types of learning disabilities successfully complete the college admission process.
- students enter ROTC programs and/or prepare to take the ASVAB tests
- students taking gap-years decide their next step
- and college transfer students making the transition to a new school.
Types of Service
The Collegeologist offers many forms of service. Overall, she helps students outline, implement, and realize secondary and/or post-secondary plans in collaborative work and discussion sessions, which could deal with any or all of the many tasks involved in the college application process. Click here to view a list of the tasks which the Collegeologist can help her students successfully complete.
- determining an individual chronological action plan for meeting established deadlines.
- preparing to take standardized tests.
- formulating a list of colleges and/or universities which complement the student's profile, interests, or preferences.
- properly formatting the activities sheet.
- conducting mock-interviews to prepare for real interviews with college admissions officers or other officials.
- essay brainstorming, editing, and critiquing.
- helping the student complete any or all of the components of the Common Application.
- helping the student in high school course selection.
- providing valuable resources and information regarding majors, minors, and career or job opportunities in certain fields of work.
- helping the student develop effective organizational and study skills.
- and providing guidance and advice in all questions about how to find or be accepted to the right college or university fitting the individual's needs, such as college visits and tours, networking with college or university representatives or alumni, information about financial aid (FAFSA, CSS Profile, and IDOCS), communicating with college admissions or financial aid offices once acceptance letters have been received.
Access Custom College Plan Account
Students can access their Custom College Plan account below.