Pre-college guidance includes help with:
  • High school course selection
  • Finding meaningful extracurricular activities
  • Discovering passions, interests, and hobbies
  • Participating in community service activities
  • Taking the “Do What You Are” Personality/Vocational Test
Testing practice, focusing on:
  • Test preparation
  • Creating an individualized test plan
  • Interpreting the test results
College search guides students by:
  • Identifying the best college fit for individual students
  • Facilitating and guiding to determine a focused college search
  • Recommending 15-20 colleges for juniors, 6-10 for seniors
  • Preparing for college visitations
The application process sets the stage to:
  • Organize and request letters of recommendation
  • Create a resume
  • Prepare and proofread actual applications
  • Edit and refine the college essays
  • Practice mock interviews
The financial aid and scholarship includes help with:
  • Understanding the process
  • Searching for relevant scholarships
  • Help with the FAFSA form
The final decision looks at:
  • Choosing the right school
  • Weighing offers and opportunities
  • Possibility of taking a gap year
  • Graduate school possibilities

“Elaine was immensely helpful with making the choice of which college I chose to go to. ”

Lily Oswald – AHS Class of 2013