Betsy F. Woolf

Betsy F. Woolf is the Director of Woolf College Consulting. 

Articles

What is your approach for helping students who don't have the qualifications for their top-choice schools?

We never treat students like they are fixed points in time and space--we help them think of ideas that take their ideas to the next level so that they can maximize their options for college.read more

Should counselors develop relationships with admission officials; if so, how might that benefit students?

When working in an independent school, many counselors build personal relationships with admission staffers . . .read more

What is your approach to helping students with application essays?

I have a series of questions I ask the student to answer, and from those responses, we narrow down potential topics for their essays--topics that individualize the student and allow him or her to have a clear voice.read more

What is your process for helping students create the list of colleges to which they will apply?

Finding colleges that will help students thrive depends on students reflecting on and identifying their aspirations, strengths, challenges, and personal preferences. read more