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Comprehensive 4-year

package

A complete pathway to college application success. 

This package includes the offerings of each individual package. Our highest value product.

Package includes: 

  • Freshmen/Sophomore Foundations package.

  • Junior Package 

  • Senior Package

Pricing: $5000 - Our Best Value

 

A la Carte Additions (additional fees)

  • See each package for A la Carte offerings each year.

 

Freshman/Sophomore

Foundation Package

A successful college application starts with a strong foundation. 

This package features 3 strategic meetings each year that will allow students to consult with the College Admissions Consultant(s). For students who are starting with us their sophomore year, expect about 5 meetings throughout the course of the year. Free 30-minute consultation to explore how we can best meet the needs of the student and the family. 

Package includes: 

  • Establish/review 4-year Academic Plan

  • Establish/review goals: Worksheet – “My application then and now”

  • Learning Styles Inventory/Review and implement strategies

  • Review resources available within school guidance programs, community organizations, etc.

  • Begin Resume building

  • Complete Personality and Interest Inventories and use to implement plans for extracurricular involvement, community service, summer programs, internships, etc.

  • Create College Board account and discuss testing timeline; Review test results (PLAN, PSAT) accordingly

  • Discuss athletic/music/theater realities

  • NCAA account registration for athletes

  • Theater/Fine Arts portfolio discussion

  • If applying to summer programs, review applications

  • Begin basic college list and help plan 3-5 college visits, either in-person or virtual

  • For students interested in selective college admissions, establish outside reading list virtual

Pricing:

Freshman & Sophomore Package: $1,000-$1,500 + Highlands Battery for only $395 more! Consultation with Financial Aid expert included in this package.

Sophomore: $1,250 + Highlands Battery for only $395

 

A la Carte Additions (additional fees)

  • Highland Ability Battery Highlands  for aptitude testing and intensive career exploration - $495 

  • Consultation with Financial Aid expert- $100

 

Junior Package

Junior year is a pivotal point in the college application process.

This package includes 6-8 meetings each year that will allow students to consult with the College Admissions Consultant(s). We offer extensive services in junior year to help propel you to college. 

Junior Support Package includes: 

  • Review 4-year Academic Plan and Transcript Review

  • Review testing schedule

  • Complete Learning Styles, Personality, and Interest Inventories

  • Review extracurricular involvement, community service, summer programs, internships, employment, opportunities for leadership, etc.

  • Discuss college budget with family

  • Create college list based on values, interests, strengths, academics, learning styles, criteria selection (size, location, activities, majors/careers, cost, scholarships, clubs, etc.)

  • Research/evaluate schools of interest

  • Plan 5-7 college visits, either in-person or virtual

  • Review Common Application to understand components

  • Review Common Application teacher letter of recommendation to determine choices and discuss accordingly

  • Review resources available and register for College Fairs

  • College essay draft(s) * Note: Many of the hours in this package will be spent on developing the essays, which will go through a creative brainstorming process, timelines, and multiple draft revisions with trained editors. This includes access to an intensive college essay writing module.

  • Finalize resume & learn how to tell a compelling story in your college application

  • Creating a Meaningful Summer Plan: Support essay editing for summer internships and volunteer programs

  • Interview preparation

Pricing:

Full Junior Year Package: $1,500-$2,000

 

A la Carte Additions (additional fees)

  • Highlands Ability Battery for aptitude testing and intensive career exploration -$495

  • Consultation with Financial Aid expert - $100

  • Athletic Recruitment Guidelines - $200

  • Audition/Portfolio Review; support for applying to selective theater or music programs – $400

  • Service Academy - $400

  • College essay draft(s) - $65 / hour + access to the intensive college essay writing module

 

Senior Package

Finish strong during senior year.

By senior year, students have developed a substantial partnership with their college counselor. This package includes 6-12 strategic meetings each year that will allow students to consult with the College Admissions Consultant(s). Additionally, students and families have access to their college admission consultant for quick questions, emails or texts.

Package includes: 

  • Prepare Naviance, SCORE or Maia Learning for application season

  • Finalize college list

  • Finalize essay(s)

  • Follow up with teachers about letters of recommendation and send necessary links

  • Finalize applications

  • Review scholarship applications/opportunities

  • College Admission Rep visits and follow up email correspondence

  • Campus visits review

  • FAFSA, CSS Profile basics; individual financial aid documents required by each school

  • Interview prep

  • Review offers, both admissions and financial aid

  • Final transition meeting

Pricing:

Full Senior Year Package: $2,500

 

A la Carte Additions (additional fees)

  • Highlands Ability Battery for aptitude testing and intensive career exploration - $495

  • Athletic Recruitment - $200

  • Audition Requirement/Timelines - $400

  • Consultation with Financial Aid expert - $100

  • College essay draft(s) - $65 / hour + access to the intensive college essay writing module


 

 

Senior Sprint 

  • Finalize college list

  • College essay draft(s) - $65 / hour + access to the intensive college essay writing module

  • Finalize applications & application submission support

  • Review scholarship applications/opportunities


 Pricing:

Senior Year Sprint Package: $1,500