College Advising

A college education transforms dreams into realities. It prepares us to engage our complex, diverse and rapidly changing world with imagination and hope. The School Search Group approach to college advising is holistic and collaborative. We recognize that change is often accompanied both by apprehension and a sense of adventure. The School Search Group is committed to working with individuals who are seeking a college experience that is responsive to their academic interests, career objectives, learning styles and personal values. We offer short and long-term solution-oriented facilitation with customized services in recognition of clients’ individual needs and interests.

Our clients are

  • high school students planning to attend college
  • college students planning to transfer to another school
  • non-traditional students planning to attend college or to complete their college education
  • non-traditional students planning a career change who need to complete a second degree

We work together to

  • develop a distinctive student profile
  • identify academic interests and career objectives
  • match personal values with campus culture
  • increase self-awareness and build self-confidence
  • identify preferred learning styles
  • navigate through all phases of the admissions process

Working collaboratively with School Search Group, you will

  • reflect on what matters most to parent and student
  • prepare application materials
  • review the students
  • strengthen interview skills
  • identify areas of strength and build on them
  • develop strategies to overcome habits that undermine success
  • stay on task: design and follow an application plan
  • plan ahead: design an academic plan for a successful transition to college