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The Hourly/ Application Package is designed for students needing help with the application phase of the college process or a targeted need such as athletic recruiting. FaceTime meetings are utilized after a full records review including standardized test scores. Recommendations may be made for additional testing or utilizing test-optional policies where applicable. Most seniors in this package have a working college list, which I will refine and have already visited campuses. Assistance organizing, prioritizing and completing application components and meeting deadlines.


This is a 15-hour package.  Additional hours are offered in bundles of  3, 5 or 10.

o Review records- transcript/standardized testing/senior schedule

o Assess need for additional standardized testing (July/Aug./Sept./Oct. test dates) 

o Review and refine college list (Super Reach, Reach, Target, Likely categories)

o Review specific admission requirements​​​ pertaining to your list

o Utilize BCC “Senior Checklist” to keep you organized & on task

o Utilize BCC “College Application Deadline Chart” to prioritize the process (strategies discussed for ED1, ED2)

o Personal essay, supplemental essays and resume guidance (organization, brainstorm, and edit using GoogleDocs)

o Resume & Activity section of Common Application guidance

o Common Application, Coalition Application, College specific apps, SRAR assistance and review

o College admissions interview prep and assistance

o Test score submission advising (when to apply test-optional)

o Showcasing a special talent in your application through a portfolio or other means

o Highlighting what makes you unique in your application

o Understanding admission decisions and next steps (college portals, deferrals, waitlists, appeals)

o Financial Aid advising- FAFSA, CSS Profile, Net Price Calculators, need and merit based scholarships


Laura has simplified and demystified the college application process for seniors through the creation of her Senior Checklist and College Application Deadline Chart. Through collaboration with Laura, seniors can be assured that they will have all components of their applications completed accurately and timely through an individualized plan developed at your first meeting in alignment with your high school’s college application policies.  I look forward to working with you and your student to achieve their future academic goals.

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