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College Planning Calendar: December 2018

Important dates and deadlines for counselors, consultants, and their more

College Planning Calendar: November 2018

Important dates and deadlines for counselors, consultants, and their more

William Porti, Independent Educational Consultant and Founder of My College Advisor

William Porti is an independent educational consultant and the founder of My College Advisor. He has six years of experience as a college more

Kristen Moon, Founder of Moon Prep

Meet Kristen Moon, an Atlanta-based college admission counselor and founder of Moon Prep. read more

Craig Plummer, Owner and Independent Educational Consultant at The College Connection

Craig Plummer is an independent consultant and the owner of The College Connection. He has 17 years of experience in college counseling and consulting. Read on read more

The Top 10 Ways You Can Help Your Students Stand Out to Colleges

The interactions that teachers, club advisors, coaches, guidance counselors, and school administrators have with students can have remarkable, lasting impact read more

Ask The Experts

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

A: 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 more

Q: What is some of your advice for working with international students?

A: A good consultant must be sensitive to the culture of their prospective clients, not only so they can help these students find schools that will meet their needs, but also so that they can help them learn a little about American culture as they head off to school. read more

Q: What is your process for helping students find financial aid?

A: I offer basic financial aid advice and point the family in the direction of colleges who are notoriously generous with merit aid. In addition, I give the family a report that shows which scholarships the student might be eligible for at the colleges to which he or she is more

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