or Individual Services
Individual consultations are 60 minute in-person or video appointments. These are designed for students/families that need assistance with one element of the college planning process but do not anticipate needing services throughout.
Individual consultations are recommended if you require 1 – 5 hours of support.
SHOWCASING YOUR TALENTS
This package is designed to help you highlight your skills and experiences in the appropriate places in the application. We will work on expressing your activities, jobs, and extra-curricular involvement in a way that demonstrates impact. We will confirm that everything you want a school to know about you is being presented in the appropriate places. We will put on the finishing touches of your application. Editing for grammar, spelling, and style is included.
This package includes 5 individual consultations plus up to 5 hours of non-meeting time (consultant research, emails, texts and calls).
TELLING YOUR STORY
In this package we will brainstorm ideas for your personal statement and your supplemental essays, as well as discuss the content for the activities section of your Common Application. I will guide you through several exercises to generate ideas for writing and you will receive feedback on content, structure, grammar, spelling and style. This package includes an express review of selected colleges/universities to confirm that they match the student’s needs, and that they represent a range of selectivity in admissions.
This package has two tiers depending on the number of schools and the number of supplements required for each school.
PIECING IT TOGETHER
This package is designed for the student who has done comprehensive research to understand which schools would be a strong fit for their personality, goals, strengths and weaknesses but would like assistance managing the application
process. We will brainstorm ideas for your personal statement and your supplemental essays, as well as discuss your approach for completing the activities section of your Common Application. You will complete several exercises to generate ideas for writing and you will receive feedback on content, structure, grammar, spelling and style. You will get access to an exclusive college planning platform that includes tools and resources to aid you throughout the process, including essay management software. I will support you as you prepare and execute the application, activities, essays and writing supplements. Also included is an express review of selected colleges/universities to confirm that they match student and family needs, and that they represent a range of selectivity in admissions.
This package supports the preparation of up to 12 applications.
FINDING THE RIGHT FIT
Comprehensive package that includes consultation from the beginning of the college planning process early in high school through confirmation of acceptance/deposit. We will first work together to discover your strengths, weaknesses, interests and personal/academic goals. We will discuss standardized testing, remaining high school course selection, extra-curricular involvement and summer planning. We will work together to curate a list of colleges and universities that align with the student’s academic abilities, personal and career interests, family’s budget and student’s social/emotional needs. I will guide you through application preparation, financial aid, and decision-making processes.
This package supports the preparation of up to 12 applications and is inclusive of the services outlined in all other packages. Additional applications can be supported at an hourly rate depending on my capacity.
*5% discount for payment by check/Zelle *10% discount for siblings of previous AHM clients (cannot becombined with other discounts)