College Connection offers a variety of advising services. The services are designed to assist students at every step in the college search and selection process. It is best to begin the formalized college search process during the junior year of high school, but students can still benefit from College Connection's services starting in their senior year.
Search & Selection is the most comprehensive option. This option includes a series of meetings designed to provide advising at all stages of the process throughout both junior and senior years of high school. Benefits include:
- Individualized college preference profile
- Standardized testing planning
- Creation of a college "short" list
- College visit planning
- Application organization
- Essay consultation
- Financial assistance application planning
- Analysis of admission offers
This package of 6 advising hours is designed for students who want the peace of mind that all of their questions have been answered. This is ideal for a student who has a college list ready, but is looking for professional advice on the process and to make sure the application is optimal for submission.
This package is designed to help middle school students prepare for high school and the path to a successful college search process. College Connection is here to advise you on capitalizing on your strengths to make the most of your high school years.
High school is not simply a means to an end. By focusing on building knowledge, both inside and outside of the classroom, a student is preparing for college without needing to question every move in relation to what “looks good” for applications.
Consultation meetings are available on an hourly basis during the freshman or sophomore year in high school. These meetings are designed to answer questions about how best to prepare for the college admission process.