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Building a Balanced College List

Know all your options. Get professional assistance to narrow down the list of colleges where you apply. The final list is collaboratively developed to fit your academic and personal goals and includes a balanced ratio of schools – safety, match and reach – to make sure you have choices as the admissions letters roll in. One of our most popular modules.

Best suited for 11th and 12th grade students who are getting ready to apply to college. 

Ideal start: March of Junior year in high school 

What to Expect From This Module

  • Provides students with an overview of the different factors to consider when selecting a college and teaches how to develop a balanced college list (probable/likely, match, and reach schools) based on the student’s career and personal interests and academic record
  • Teaches students how to research colleges and discover which parts of selecting a college are most aligned with their personal values and interests
  • Catered college suggestions to research, ultimately generating a short list of 15-20 colleges for visits, further research and ultimately enrollment 
  • Input on how the student can optimize their applications to these colleges of interest
  • When paired with Identifying your Ideal College Price, this module allows families to apply to colleges using not just academic and personal objectives, but financial considerations as well.  Ask about a bundled discount for the pair of modules.

Includes three meetings with an experienced counselor plus outside work by both the counselor and the student.  Available for a $495 flat fee.

My College Planning Team offers affordable, stackable modules to help you successfully address the academic, personal and financial sides of your student’s college search.

No $7k+ consulting services that ignore financial issues.  No stressful DIYing the applications hoping you haven’t overlooked some key part of the process.

Stackable.  Focused.  Affordable.

We offer discounts on bundles of modules.  Schedule a meeting with us so we can help you build a set of modules perfect for your individual needs.  Please click here to see some popular bundles.

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