Many families wait until the last minute to begin planning for life after high school. By committing to the educational planning process early, a student can increase the likelihood of being accepted into a college or university with the most to offer. As a Certified Educational Planner, Jamie Dickenson and her staff serve as advisors, mentors, and friends as we guide families in having the best college experience for the least amount of money.
To find out more details regarding our college planning services, parents may schedule a free 30 minute strategy session. If you want a more personalized approach, families may attend an initial consultation that serves as an introduction to the college planning process. We prefer for parents to attend all the meetings for college planning in order for everyone to get the most out of the process. Starting as early as eighth grade through the end of junior year, we help students in five areas: maintaining good grades in a difficult degree of curriculum, planning and preparing for standardized tests, designating and understanding their college major, developing a college list, and keeping track of extra-curricular activities for resume building.
As for senior year, there is a lot more to do. Jamie and her staff will provide guidance as:
In addition to creating crucial timelines, we offer personalized coaching and, discusses important issues regarding college, such as establishing realistic expectations and much more.
Jamie helps students find the college of their dreams. But what happens when a student chooses a college and discovers it isn't right for them? The transfer process can be scary but not impossible. We can help you determine how transferring might impact your financial aid and your time to degree completion.
Here are some common mistakes students make when transferring colleges:
Make an appointment today to learn more about what you need to be prepared for when transferring to another college.
Jamie also works with students applying to the following graduate schools:
She helps students through the decision making phase of their path to a graduate school by helping them:
You have completed your prerequisites for graduate school, built your resume by getting involved in your community, and taken your standardized tests. Now you are at the crucial application process where your goal is to tell the admissions committee why they should invite you for an interview.
We know how tedious this process can be so we are here to guide you through the process to increase your chances of getting into the graduate school of your choice.
Assistance is available for:
"Jamie is committed to working with students and families to ensure the best college match - academically, socially and financially." - Leigh Latherow
"Your service has been a great help to us, the school system fails our students in the knowledge of preparation to get in to a college or university. Had it not been for your service, we would not have known about options that are available." - James Warden