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How do I find a good college consultant?

Hey everyone, I'm a junior, and I've been thinking about getting a college consultant to help me with my applications. How do I find a good college consultant? What should I look for in a consultant, and what questions should I ask when interviewing them? Thanks for your help!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're being proactive about your college applications and seeking help from a college consultant. I went through a similar process with my child, so I can share some tips on finding a good consultant. First, ask for recommendations from friends, family members, or school counselors who have had experience with college consultants. They might have some excellent contacts to share with you. Next, research online and look for reviews on websites like Yelp, Google, or LinkedIn to find consultants with a good reputation and track record. When you have a shortlist, set up interviews with your top choices. During the interviews, here are some questions you might want to ask: 1. What is your experience with college admissions? 2. How do you stay updated on the latest trends and changes in the admissions process? 3. What services do you offer, and what is the cost? 4. How will we communicate and how frequently? 5. Can you provide references from previous clients? 6. How do you help students tailor their essays and applications to each school? 7. What is your approach to building a balanced college list? Remember that it's important to find a consultant who understands your needs and has a compatible communication style. Trust your instincts and choose someone who makes you feel comfortable and confident in their abilities. Good luck with your search, and I hope you find the right consultant for you!

10 months ago

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