College Docs

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    • Listing Type: Service Providers
    • Category: Independent Educational Consultant
    • Sub-Categories: College Advisors
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    Overview

    Dr. Joan Franklin & Dr. Vicki Boudin, psychologists and admissions consultants offering comprehensive college search and application services. We personally guide families and their high school students through the stressful time of college decision-making up to final acceptance into a college of their choice.

    With each student, we develop a Personalized College Action Plan tailored to his or her needs and interests which includes:  

    • Recommendations for high school coursework including honor and AP classes
    • Planning for extracurricular, volunteer and summer opportunities to enhance the application
    • Test preparation and planning, including SAT, SAT Subject Test, ACT
    • Exploration and selection of potential college major(s)
    • Identifying college programs for unique situations such as three/two engineering programs, five year BA/MA programs, or colleges that offer additional educational support services
    • Resume and portfolio enhancement
    • Creation of the college list to include reach, target and likely options
    • Essay and personal statement guidance
    • Preparation and suggestions for college visits
    • Preparing for personal interviews
    • Evaluating the efficacy of early decision and/or early action
    • Refining the best fit college/university application list
    • Letter of recommendation suggestions
    • Detailed review of all submitted college application materials
    • Discussion of financial aid
    • Tracking all deadlines and adhering to a time-table
    • Selecting the most appropriate colleges from the acceptance list
    • Suggestions for handling deferments and wait lists
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