Services

College Bound Package

Our College Bound Package for high school juniors and seniors offers an innovative approach to the college selection and application process. Our process is comprehensive, utilizes cutting-edge resources and is customized to the individual student. Highlights of our College Bound Package include:

  • Diagnostic assessments for college selection, degree program and career choices
  • Expert advice on campus visits and college admissions interviews
  • Personalized counseling to determine which colleges fit the student best
  • Resume building and refinement
  • Supervision on college applications and supplemental materials preparation
  • Essay assistance and review using effective writing strategies
  • Referrals to subject matter experts for portfolios and auditions
  • Guidance on selecting and obtaining the best recommendations
  • Confidential, personalized interaction via a blend of in-person and e-distance webcam meetings, as well as cell, email, text and Facebook
  • Personalized deadline tracking

Pre-Collegiate Package

Recognizing that the journey to the right college does not begin in the junior year of high school, College Search Navigators offers Pre-Collegiate Packages designed to promote an integrated, cumulative approach, while also helping students to address challenges with confidence and make the most of their high school experience. Pre-Collegiate Packages include the following grade-appropriate features:

Diagnostic Assessments

  • Learning Style Evaluation
  • Time Management Training Skills
  • Study Habit Strategies

Academics

  • Grade/GPA/Class Rank assessment
  • Course selection, advice and tracking

Standardized Testing (PSAT/SAT/SAT II/ACT)

  • Scheduling strategy and referrals for preparation
  • Review and critique of testing results

Extracurricular Activities (Profile Building)

  • Clubs, sports, arts and community service
  • Development of a student’s unique talents
  • Travel, cultural exchanges, immersion programs
  • Summer camp and program referrals
  • Work experience and career exploration advice
  • Internship and Shadow Day recommendations

College Transfer Assistance

Step-by-step guidance through the challenging transfer admission
process. Our College Transfer Assistance services address aspects of the
traditional College Bound Package, together with issues unique to the
transfer admission process. Highlights include:

  • College search and selection advice
  • College application guidance and preparation
  • Transfer credit evaluation
  • Supplemental documentation requests, organization and submission

Affordable and convenient payment plans are available

We offer flexible appointment scheduling

We are professionally insured

Don’t Let Summer Pass You By!

While many think of the summer as a time to relax, hit the beach and do anything but something academic, summer is the best time to explore potential academic majors and careers. You can learn more about this at your local library. Take advantage of the down time to up your game. You will be glad you did.

 

In Memory of Diane Gallo

We are deeply saddened by the passing of our co-founder Diane Gallo. Diane, a beloved independent educational consultant who went above and beyond for the students she served and their families, will be greatly missed. She was a great colleague and friend to all. If you had been working with Diane, please reach out to her husband Michael Gallo with a written request for a refund of any monies that may be owed to you at 43 Hillside Avenue, Glen Rock, NJ 07452.

 

Did You Know?

Can't make the real thing? You can attend a virtual college fair. College Week Live sponsors an online college fair where students and parents can interact live with college admissions counselors from over 300 colleges. The next college fair is scheduled for November 2-3, 2011. CollegeWeekLive hosts a variety of online events and features presentations from admissions experts, counselors and students. Among these is Paying for College. Many colleges also have virtual one day open houses on the site. You can view the event calendar and register on the collegeweeklive website. Click here to go there.

 

Testimonials

"College Search Navigators did a wonderful job assisting both my daughters with the college admissions process.  They really absorbed who my girls were as unique individuals and helped them in articulating this to their target colleges.  Both of my daughters have had marvelous experiences at schools that are perfect for them. "

Frances O., mother of Beth Anne and Claire, Class of 2008, 
Georgetown University; Class of 2011, Boston College