Helping students worldwide navigate college admissions
Helping students worldwide navigate college admissions
SJC College Counseling, LLC
SJC College Counseling, LLC

What does an Independent Educational Consultant do?



Early Planning 7th-9th grade

  • Curriculum Choices
  • Summer Opportunities
  • Interests, Involvement, Extracurriculars
  • Preparing for Standardized Testing
  • Athletic Recruitment
  • Military Academies
  • Study Abroad and Exchange Programs
  • BS/MD Programs

During High School 10th-12th grade

  • Admissions Guidance
  • Career Development
  • Self-Assessments
  • Selecting a Major
  • Telling Your Story
  • Social Media
  • Interviews
  • Resumes
  • Extracurriculars/Employment/Internships
  • Campus Visits & College Exploration
  • Academic Fit, Personal Fit, Financial Fit
  • How Merit Aid Works
  • What to Know about Financial Aid Applications 
  • Developing Balanced College Lists
  • Organizing the Process
  • Completing the Applications
  • Providing Additional Information to Colleges
  • Early Review of Supplemental Essay Topics
  • Essays, from Topic Brainstorming to Polish
  • Demonstrated Interest
  • Correspondence with Admissions Office
  • Honors Colleges & Programs
  • Gap Years
  • Athletic Recruitment
  • Military Academies and Military Colleges
  • ROTC Scholarships
  • College Support for Learning Differences
  • Planning for American Students Living Overseas
  • International Students Applying to US Colleges 
  • High School Exchange Program Applications
  • PreCollege Program Applications
  • Appeals, Deferrals, Waitlists


  • Resumes for College Applicants, College Students, and recent College Graduates
  • College Transfer Guidance and Applications

Fees & Packages

  • Pay-as-you-go by the hour ($240)
  • Three-hour bundle ($675)
  • Cost-effective packages range from $650 to $2650 for
    • Rising Juniors/Juniors: college planning and preparation
    • Rising Seniors/Seniors: college applications and essays
  • Resumes for college applicants–please read thisand current college students ($475)
  • For details about the above and more comprehensive services, please contact me
SJC College Counseling
  • does not accept fees for referring students
  • provides unbiased college admissions consulting
  • holds personal information in the strictest confidence
  • does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or military status

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