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    The College Scout


    • Listing Type: Service Providers
    • Category: Independent Educational Consultant
    • Sub-Categories: College Advisor, Career Advisor
    • Affiliations: Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), National Association for College Admission Counseling
    • Service Delivery: In-Person, Online
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    Since 2003, The College Scout has been providing comprehensive college consulting, expertise, and guidance for high school students and their families in the Cypress area throughout the college admissions process, saving families valuable time and relieving stress for all involved.

    Ms. Cotten helps students manage the college application process and put their best foot forward for the most important decision of their educational career. Special emphasis is put on getting to know each student well to aid in finding the best college match in all areas of life - academically, socially, and spiritually.

    Our services include: Assessment of academic records; Guidance on standardized testing including the SAT I, SAT II, ACT, and THEA; Suggestions for high school course selection and extracurricular activities; College matching based on the strengths, needs, and interests of each student; Assistance in scheduling campus visits; Career testing and interpretation using the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator; College major suggestions and career information; Management and organization of the entire application process, including essay writing and meeting deadlines; Assistance with scholarship applications; Guidance on the final college decision and first-year course selection; and Presentations on various college admissions topics for local student and parent groups