Services for Transfer Students

STEP 1 ~ College Planning


Initial Consultation

Meeting with the Student  

  • Determine educational goals and career aspirations
  • Discuss important criteria for selecting a college and what has not worked at current college
  • Review college transcripts 
  • Learn about extracurricular pursuits and volunteer activities
  • Discuss financial factors influencing the decision, including identifying any financial constraints so that expectations can be managed

STEP 2 ~ List Building


Research College Options Based on Student Criteria 

Review College List with Student 

  • Lists are unique to each student
  • Discuss rationale behind each choice
  • Develop timeline for visits and feedback
  • Continue to update and revise the list

Finalize the College List

  • Catalog each college as a match, a reach, or a safety school
  • Review list with students 
  • Establish deadlines for completing application requirements

STEP 3 ~ Application Services


 Application Review (Round 1)

  • Organize all deadlines and requirements
  • Evaluate transcript
  • Discuss all questions on the application
  • Review the essay topic and outline
  • Provide guidance on developing an activities list/resume

Application Review (Round 2)

  • Finalize application
  • Review first draft of the essay
  • Discuss options for recommenders

Application Review (Round 3)

  • Conduct final approval of essay, including grammar check
  • Conduct interview preparation (if necessary)

STEP 4 ~ Acceptances & Financial Aid


Admissions Decisions 

  • Review all admissions decisions
  • Review any scholarship offers

Financial Aid Review  

  • Provide assistance to completing FAFSA or scholarship applications
  • Review all financial aid awards
  • Discuss possible financial aid appeal and provide necessary guidance

STEP 5 ~ Final Decision & College Success


Review the College Acceptances and Assist with College Choice  

  • Review college choices and initial college goals
  • Discuss long-term college cost
  • Create a total cost schedule   

College Success 101 

  • Tips and guidance for maximizing the college experience
  • Follow-up meeting during the holiday break  



Please contact College Selection to discuss our reasonable cost, payment schedule, and benefits of working with us.

  1. Flexibility ~ A flat-fee structure or an hourly rate is available depending on the services you wish to use.
  2. Payments ~  Contact College Selection to learn about payment options.  

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