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Do I need a college counselor to help me with the application process?

Hey guys, I've been wondering if it's worth it to hire a college counselor to help me with my applications. I'm worried about navigating the process on my own, but I don't know if a counselor is necessary. What are your thoughts? Thanks in advance!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're considering all your options for the college application process. From my personal experience with my own child, we did not hire a college counselor, and they still managed to get into a great college. However, it really depends on your individual needs and circumstances. If you feel confident in your ability to research colleges, stay organized, and write strong essays, you may not need a counselor. On the other hand, if you're feeling overwhelmed by the process or need extra guidance, a college counselor could be a helpful resource. Additionally, if you're aiming for highly competitive schools, a counselor might have valuable insights to offer. Before making a decision, I'd recommend talking to your school counselor or teachers for advice. They may be able to provide some guidance or recommend resources that can help you navigate the process. Ultimately, the choice is yours, but I hope this perspective helps you make an informed decision. Good luck!

10 months ago

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