Consultation Services

Consulting Program

The consultation process is an individualized, goal-driven support plan designed to assist each student find the right college fit. Counseled through thoughtful and deliberate steps needed to gain admission to the colleges and universities that will best serve their needs, students will receive support through every aspect of the admission process.

 

Junior & Senior Year Consultation Plan (2 Years)

Junior Year: AUGUST-MAY | Senior Year: JULY-JUNE

Initial Consultation
Families will be given an overview of the counseling process and advised on the philosophy of the consulting program. Student and family needs will be determined to develop an individualized consultation plan.
Academic Planning

Academic and extracurricular performance will be assessed after a thorough review of documentation:

  • Transcript
  • Standardized test scores
  • Expanded academic and extracurricular résumé
  • Upcoming course choices for the following year
  • Preliminary list of colleges to assess goals
  • High School profile

Students will be advised on curricular choices to reflect an academic plan that highlights interests and competencies appropriately, showing rigor as well as achievement.

College Admission Process Overview
From a review of credentials, this meeting will be devoted to detailing the application process.  Emphasis will be placed on explaining how colleges will review a student based on current admit rates and metrics. A preliminary list of colleges will be developed at the beginning of the junior year based on family preference and student performance.  Recommendations based on research will be made for additional colleges to consider.
Résumé Building

The expanded activities résumé is a list of activities that shows seriousness and quality of involvement.  Suggestions on activities and programs which will appropriately emphasize strengths and contribution will be recommended early in the junior year to allow time for proper planning and skill development.  Throughout the two years of consultation, students will also receive assistance with formatting and organizing a résumé to reflect the application theme.  Résumés will be edited to reflect depth and impact. Résumés may be modified for each individual college (if necessary) so that it reflects the appropriate concentration with the declared major. Activity Résumé sections will include:

  • Extracurricular Activities (Description of activity, duration of involvement, leadership positions held)
  • Honors and Awards (Description of award, the level and date of when the award was earned)
  • Community Service (Description of service, duration of service)
  • Summer Enrichment/Activities (Description of program, duration of involvement)
National Testing Schedule
A strategic testing plan will be recommended in the fall of the junior year which will include standardized testing dates, test preparation, registration procedures, and strategies on which test to take and when to take them.

Also provided is an SAT/ACT Diagnostic Assessment that will assess student performance on both the SAT and the ACT. Results from this diagnostic will identify whether a student is stronger on the SAT or the ACT. Knowing this is the first step to successful preparation and effective planning. In the senior year, students will be advised on ways to determine the best set of scores to send to individual colleges, using the options of Score Choice and Super Scoring.

  • PSAT
  • SAT Reasoning Test
  • SAT Subject Tests
  • ACT
  • ACT with Writing
  • AP
  • TSI Assessment (Formerly THEA/ACCUPLACER)
College Visit Planning
Once the student and parents establish an appropriate list of schools, visiting the college campuses will be an invaluable source of information to help determine fit and further refine choices. Families will be advised on how to go about setting up a campus tour, class visits, meetings with advisors, and overnight stays. Notes on what to ask an admission officer and how to conduct a campus visit will be shared with families in order to maximize the time spent on a college campus. During the spring of the junior year, students will be given preparation on interview questions and proper interview etiquette should a formal interview take place as part of the college visit.
Summer Enrichment Plan
Summer is the time to get a head start on building a résumé or nurturing an interest. During the summer of the junior year, students will be given guidance on how to maximize their free time to strengthen an application on all levels of involvement from holding an office, organizing an activity, heading up a project, attending an academic or enrichment camp, nurturing an interest or serving the community.
Construction of the Essay/Personal Statement
In an application file, the essay or personal statement is the third most important document, ranked only after the transcript and test scores. Starting in the spring semester of the junior year, a huge proportion of time will be devoted to this very important step of the process. Statements will be scrutinized to ensure that prompts are adequately addressed. Students will be given assistance with brainstorming and composing submissions that will be compelling, relevant and memorable. Editing will be the most time-consuming aspect of this step. Attention will be given to every major and minor personal statement of every admission application and scholarship application.
Obtaining Letters of Recommendation / Letters of Support
Strong letters of recommendation may serve as the deciding factor when colleges review two similar students.  Letters of recommendation must be submitted by writers who can add to a student’s already strong academic portfolio by speaking to a student’s lively exchange in class or evident potential inside and outside of the classroom. In the spring of the junior year, students will be given instruction on how to best select appropriate writers whose letters and credentials will appropriately tell a story of the student’s academic and service contribution. When necessary, assistance will be given to students to complete paperwork required by a teacher or school. Items can include compiling a list of key experiences or personal statements to share with writers so letters can be effectively written.
Building a College List
In the spring of the junior year, a preliminary list of colleges will be built based on student preferences, academic interest and family preferences.  A list of appropriate, viable colleges will be compiled to include 3-4 likely; 3-4 possible; and 3-4 reach colleges.  This list will be continually refined from the spring of the junior year through the fall of the senior year.

To build the list, two separate college match assessments will be used to assess measures such as campus size, academic environment, major or academic offerings, location, cost, student life, social consciousness, self-understanding and eagerness for college. Results from these assessments will help identify college campus factors that are non-negotiable for families.

To determine the viability of a college major declared on a college application, students will take Holland’s Self-Directed Search, a valid and reliable battery that will help refine occupational choices to direct students toward realistic educational goals.

Developing a Personal Timeline for Application Completion and Submission
Students will be given guidance to help navigate the array of application options:  Early Decision, Early Decision I and II; Single Choice Early Action; Early Action; Rolling Admission; Regular Admission.  A personal calendar of target deadlines will be developed with end goal to submit all admission applications by January of the senior year.  To keep true to deadlines, students will be charged with a list of TO DO items at the conclusion of every meeting.  Methodical follow up of all assigned task items will take place prior to proceeding to subsequent tasks.
Completing Admission Applications

Every line item of each application will be reviewed prior to submission to ensure that questions are addressed adequately.  Services will include:

  • All short answer questions will be treated with the same care and scrutiny as a main essay; each answer will undergo multiple edits and revisions before submission.
  • Students will be give assistance with sending  required standardized test scores (SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, ACT with Writing, AP, THEA/ACCUPLACER)
  • Students with dual credit or college credit will be given detailed steps on how to submit official transcript requests.
  • After the submission of the application, students will be prompted throughout the process to follow up with application components that are the responsibility of the high school:
    • Official transcript sent to colleges (at the 6th semester, after the 7th semester and after graduation)
    • High school profile
    • Letters of recommendations (teachers, college advisor, community leaders, coaches, other writers)
    • TSI Verification Form /Waiver
Completing Scholarship Applications
Qualifying students will be encouraged to submit application to all college-based scholarship programs and other local or national scholarship programs.  All components of every scholarship application will be reviewed prior to submission, to include a review of application questions, edits of personal statements and résumés.
Mock Interviews
For students who will apply to colleges that recommend interviews as part of the admission process, steps will be taken to help students be familiar with potential interview questions, prepare strong talking points and prepare insightful questions that will engage the interviewer.  When necessary, assistance will be given in scheduling an interview with the campus admission representative or university alumni.
Students with Learning Differences

Students with learning differences will be given assistance on researching colleges that will provide educational and learning services to maximize potential and further achievement.  Additional services will include:

  • Advise families on when to seek psychological and educational evaluation for purposes of applying for extended time on nationals standardized exams as well as taking the proper tests to meet requirements necessary to apply to accommodations/modifications at the college level;
  • Assist families complete required paperwork to transition into college and seek accommodations;
  • Advise families on the process of the college intake interview in order to obtain accommodations at the college level.
Housing/ Residential Life Considerations
Students will be give assistance with completion of all applicable applications for on-campus residential housing and meal options.
Students Applying for Federal Aid through FAFSA or the CSS
Students seeking federal student aid or need-based scholarships are required to submit the CSS and the FAFSA.  Students will be given assistance how and when to complete aid applications as required by the financial aid and scholarship offices of each college.  Parents will be involved in this step as personal financial information will be required to complete the application.
Application Appeals/ Waitlist Option
When given the option, waitlisted or denied students may submit decision appeals.  Assistance will be given to students in writing compelling letters, collect additional letters of recommendations, and update existing résumés to strengthen an existing application and to show interest.
Accepting College Admission Offers and Further Preparation

After a family decides on a matriculating college,  services will include:

  • Expedite paperwork necessary to confirm attendance and accept scholarship offers
  • Expedite the registration of student orientation and registration
  • Assist students in making an appointment with a College Advisor at the matriculating college to determine summer and fall courses as it relates to a degree plan
  • Academic planning:  help students who plan to take courses at a local college select and complete registration for the proper courses that will go toward the stated degree plan.
  • Prepare a folder of information to take to registration/orientation:
    • Final high school transcript
    • Scores from all national tests:  SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, ACT with Writing, AP, THEA/ACCUPLACER
    • Copy of the expanded resume on a flash drive for future consideration of internships or employment
    • Health records, to include in particular bacterial meningitis records required of all college prior to registration
    • Copies of all scholarship award letters and housing assignments.

Please contact Trang Vuong for consultation fees.

 

Senior Year Consultation Plan (1 Year)

JULY-JUNE

Initial Consultation
Families will be given an overview of the counseling process and advised on the philosophy of the consulting program. Student and family needs will be determined to develop an individualized consultation plan. Without the benefit of starting consultation in the junior year, emphasis will be placed on the rigor of the first three months of the consultation process; students and families must commit to proper follow-through.
Academic Planning

Academic and extracurricular performance will be assessed after a thorough review of documentation:

  • Transcript
  • Standardized test scores
  • Expanded academic and extracurricular résumé
  • Upcoming course choices for the following year
  • Preliminary list of colleges to assess goals
  • High School profile

Students will be advised on curricular choices to reflect an academic plan that highlights interests and competencies appropriately, showing rigor as well as achievement.

Building a College List
A preliminary list of colleges will be built based on student preferences, academic interest and family preferences. A list of appropriate, viable colleges will be compiled to include 3-4 likely; 3-4 possible; and 3-4 reach colleges. This list will be continually refined based on research and college visits to continually refine the list of colleges.

To build the list, two separate college match assessments will be used that will assess measures such as campus size, academic environment, major or academic offerings, location, cost, student life, social consciousness, self-understanding and eagerness for college. Results from these assessments will be used determine college campus factors that are non-negotiable for families.

To determine the viability of a college major declared on a college application, students will take Holland’s Self-Directed Search, a battery that will help refine occupational choices to direct students toward a realistic educational goal.

College Admission Process Overview
From a review of credentials, this meeting will be devoted to detailing the application process. Emphasis will be placed on explaining how colleges will review a student based on current admit rates and metrics.
Résumé Building

The expanded activities résumé is a list of activities that shows seriousness and quality of involvement. Students will also receive assistance with formatting and organizing a résumé to reflect the application theme. Résumés will be edited to reflect depth and impact. Résumés may be modified for each individual college (if necessary) so that it reflects the appropriate concentration with the declared major. Activity Résumé sections will include:

  • Extracurricular Activities (Description of activity, duration of involvement, leadership positions held)
  • Honors and Awards (Description of award, the level and date of when the award was earned)
  • Community Service (Description of service, duration of service)
  • Summer Enrichment/Activities (Description of program, duration of involvement)
National Testing Schedule

Using existing scores from a student’s history national college entrance exams, a strategic testing plan will be recommended to include standardized testing dates, test preparation, registration procedures, and strategies on which test to take and when to take them.

Also provided is an SAT/ACT Diagnostic Assessment that will assess student performance on both the SAT and the ACT. Results from this diagnostic will identify whether a student is stronger on the SAT or the ACT. Knowing this is the first step to successful preparation and effective planning. In the senior year, students will be advised on ways to determine the best set of scores to send to individual colleges, using the options of Score Choice and Super Scoring.

  • PSAT
  • SAT Reasoning Test
  • SAT Subject Tests
  • ACT
  • ACT with Writing
  • AP
  • THEA/ACCUPACER
College Visit Planning
Once the student and parents have an appropriate list of schools, visiting the college campuses will be an invaluable source of information to help the student determine “fit” and refine choices. Students will receive interview preparation, information on local and national college fair events. Families will be advised on how to go about setting up a campus tour, class visits, meeting with advisors, and overnight stays. Planning college visits for families who did not make visits during the junior year will commence immediately starting the fall semester of the senior year.
Construction of the Essay/Personal Statement
In an application file, the essay or personal statement is the third most important document, ranked only after the transcript and test scores. Starting immediately in the fall semester, a huge proportion of time will be devoted to this very important step of the process. Statements will be scrutinized to ensure that prompts are adequately addressed. Students will be given assistance with brainstorming and composing submissions that will be compelling, relevant and memorable. Editing will be the most time-consuming aspect of this step. Attention will be given to every major and minor personal statement of every admission application and scholarship application.
Obtaining Letters of Recommendation / Letters of Support
Strong letters of recommendation may serve as the deciding factor when colleges review two similar students. Letters of recommendation must be submitted by writers who can add to a student’s already strong academic portfolio by speaking to a student’s lively exchange in class or evident potential inside and outside of the classroom. If seniors have not yet obtained letters of recommendations in the junior year, students will be given instruction on how to best select appropriate writers whose letters and credentials will appropriately tell a story of the student’s academic and service contribution. When necessary, assistance will be given to students to complete paperwork required by a teacher or school. Items can include compiling a list of key experiences or personal statements to share with writers so letters can be effectively written.
Developing a Personal Timeline for Application Completion and Submission
Students will be given guidance to help navigate the array of application options: Early Decision, Early Decision I and II; Single Choice Early Action; Early Action; Rolling Admission; Regular Admission. A personal calendar of target deadlines will be developed with end goal to submit all admission applications by January of the senior year. To keep true to deadlines, students will be charged with a list of TO DO items at the conclusion of every meeting. Methodical follow up of all assigned task items will take place prior to proceeding to subsequent tasks.
Completing Admission Applications

Every line item of each application will be reviewed prior to submission to ensure that questions are addressed adequately.  Services will include:

  • All short answer questions will be treated with the same care and scrutiny as a main essay; each answer will undergo multiple edits and revisions before submission.
  • Students will be give assistance with sending  required standardized test scores (SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, ACT with Writing, AP, THEA/ACCUPLACER)
  • Students with dual credit or college credit will be given detailed steps on how to submit official transcript requests.
  • After the submission of the application, students will be prompted throughout the process to follow up with application components that are the responsibility of the high school:
    • Official transcript sent to colleges (at the 6th semester, after the 7th semester and after graduation)
    • High school profile
    • Letters of recommendations (teachers, college advisor, community leaders, coaches, other writers)
    • TSI Verification Form /Waiver
Completing Scholarship Applications
Qualifying students will be encouraged to submit application to all college-based scholarship programs and other local or national scholarship programs.  All components of every scholarship application will be reviewed prior to submission, to include a review of application questions, edits of personal statements and résumés.
Mock Interviews
For students who will apply to colleges that recommend interviews as part of the admission process, steps will be taken to help students be familiar with potential interview questions, prepare strong talking points and prepare insightful questions that will engage the interviewer. When necessary, assistance will be given in scheduling an interview with the campus admission representative or university alumni.
Students with Learning Differences

Students with learning differences will be given assistance on researching colleges that will provide educational and learning services to maximize potential and further achievement.  Additional services will include:

  • Advise families on when to seek psychological and educational evaluation for purposes of applying for extended time on nationals standardized exams as well as taking the proper tests to meet requirements necessary to apply to accommodations/modifications at the college level;
  • Assist families complete required paperwork to transition into college and seek accommodations;
  • Advise families on the process of the college intake interview in order to obtain accommodations at the college level.
Housing/ Residential Life Considerations
Students will be give assistance with completion of all applicable applications for on-campus residential housing and meal options.
Students Applying for Federal Aid through FAFSA or the CSS
Students seeking federal student aid or need-based scholarships are required to submit the CSS and the FAFSA. Students will be given assistance how and when to complete aid applications as required by the financial aid and scholarship offices of each college. Parents will be involved in this step as personal financial information will be required to complete the application.
Application Appeals/ Waitlist Option
When given the option, waitlisted or denied students may submit decision appeals.  Assistance will be given to students in writing compelling letters, collect additional letters of recommendations, and update existing résumés to strengthen an existing application and to show interest.
Accepting College Admission Offers and Further Preparation

After a family decides on a matriculating college,  services will include:

  • Expedite paperwork necessary to confirm attendance and accept scholarship offers
  • Expedite the registration of student orientation and registration
  • Assist students in making an appointment with a College Advisor at the matriculating college to determine summer and fall courses as it relates to a degree plan
  • Academic planning:  help students who plan to take courses at a local college select and complete registration for the proper courses that will go toward the stated degree plan.
  • Prepare a folder of information to take to registration/orientation:
    • Final high school transcript
    • Scores from all national tests:  SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests, ACT, ACT with Writing, AP, THEA/ACCUPLACER
    • Copy of the expanded resume on a flash drive for future consideration of internships or employment
    • Health records, to include in particular bacterial meningitis records required of all college prior to registration
    • Copies of all scholarship award letters and housing assignments.

Please contact Trang Vuong for consultation fees.

 

Specialized College Applications

9th/10th Grade Consultation
Students seeking to start college exploration early will have an advantage of time to build an impactful résumé and prepare for national entrance exams. Careful measure will be taken to guide students through the selection of academic and extracurricular commitments. Emphasis in 9th and 10th grade will be placed on career exploration, college major/minor declaration, and preliminary SAT and ACT test score interpretations.
US Military/ROTC Programs (Consultation must start on or before January of Junior year)
Students seeking an appointment into US Military Academies/ROTC Programs must contract consultation services not later than January of the junior year. Time will be devoted to educating students on timeline of tasks and requirements, to include the completion of a preliminary application, obtaining medical clearance, obtaining nominations, scheduling physical training, and preparing for the interview.
Student Athletes (Consultation must start on or before October of Junior year)

Students pursuing placement on an athletic team must contract consultation services no later than October of the junior year. Time will be devoted to educating students on a timeline of tasks and requirements to include selecting the right college based on athletic achievement and NCAA Div. I, II, III, and NAIA requirements; registration with the Clearinghouse, creating a personal athletic profile, refining an athletic résumé, compiling a packet to consist of a cover letter, athletic résumé, recommendation letters to make first contact with the coaches.

Information will also be given on how to go about making and scheduling college visits and what to do once you arrive on campus. A meeting will be coordinated to include key players: coaches, parents and athlete. Services will include:

  • Work with students on building an auxiliary résumé that specifically highlights athletic statistics, accomplishments, honors and awards
  • Assist students with NCAA Clearinghouse registration
  • Advise students on the rules of recruiting and eligibility based on guidelines as set by the NCAA Clearinghouse
  • Work with Club/School coaches to seek the best academic and athletic placement for students
  • Prepare students for campus visits and interviews
  • Assist students in writing letters to college coaches and program directors
  • If a CD or a DVD is required, recommendations of professionals who specialize in CD or DVD production will be offered.
Fine Arts Students: Artists, Actors, Writers, Composers, Instrumentalist and Dancers (Consultation must start on or before January of Junior year)

Students pursuing a seat in a college’s fine arts department must contract consultation services no later than January of the junior year. Students of the fine arts will include any student Artists, Actors, Writers, Composers, Instrumentalist and Dancers. Time will be devoted to educating students on a timeline of tasks and requirements to include selecting the right college based on accomplishments, skills and interests; attending summer workshops or institutes; compiling and submitting portfolios or recordings; and scheduling auditions. Art portfolio students will be given information on National Review events. Outside of the expanded personal resume, applicants of the fine arts will build a separate résumé for the purposes of showcasing achievements and honors. Services will also include:

  • Work with students on building an auxiliary résumé on top of the main activities résumé that only highlights, accomplishments, honors and awards related to the fine arts concentration
  • Assist in building a list of colleges that will meet the student’s interest and further enhance talent
  • Advisement on the scheduling of Portfolio Days and Portfolio Reviews
  • Work with students on organizing audition materials and planning auditions
  • Assist students in writing letters to program directors
  • If a CD or a DVD is required, recommendations of professionals who specialize in CD or DVD production will be offered.
Honor Program Applicants
Assistance will be given to students seeking assignments in Honor Programs. If congruent with ability and interest, all Honor Program application will be proofread and organized prior to submission to meet individual program deadlines to include a thorough review of all application questions, résumé entries and personal statements.
Panhellenic/RUSH Applicants

For students interested in completing applications for Panhellenic or RUSH, the following services will be provided:

  • Compile packets for the Panhellenic Tea
  • Help reformat résumé in the format as required by the Panhellenic
International Applicants

For international students seeking admission to college, the following services will be provided:

  • Scheduling of the TOELF when necessary
  • Developing a strategic testing plan based on current national test scores
  • Communicating with appropriate International Admission offices to expedite application submission
  • Assistance with all required international paperwor
Undergraduate Transfer Applicants

Services will be provided for students transferring from a 2-year college to 4-year college or students transferring from a 4-year college to another 4-year college

  • Review of academic courses taken and help determine transferability
  • Correspondence with the appropriate transfer office to help expedite admission processing

Please contact Trang Vuong for consultation fees.

 

Just the Individual Components

While it is best to receive guidance through every aspect of the college application process, there will be instances where students may need assistance with only certain components. Tasks are grouped into individual packages to individualize the needs of each student.

College Match/ List Package

A preliminary list of colleges will be built based on student preferences, academic interest and family preferences. Three inventories will be used to assess learning styles, career/major interests, and college preferences. Results from these inventories will serve as basis to build a preliminary list of 20-30 appropriate, viable colleges. Working closely with families to identify needs and preferences this list will be continually refined based on research and college visits to include:

  • 3-4 likely
  • 3-4 possible
  • 3-4 reach colleges
Résumé Building Package

The expanded activities résumé is a list of activities that shows seriousness and quality of involvement. Students will also receive assistance with formatting and organizing a résumé to reflect the application theme. Résumés will be edited to reflect depth and impact. Résumés may be modified for each individual college (if necessary) so that it reflects the appropriate concentration with the declared major. Activity Résumé sections will include:

  • Extracurricular Activities (Description of activity, duration of involvement, leadership positions held)
  • Honors and Awards (Description of award, the level and date of when the award was earned)
  • Community Service (Description of service, duration of service)
  • Summer Enrichment/Activities (Description of program, duration of involvement)
Essay/Personal Statement Writing Package
In an application file, the essay or personal statement is the third most important document, ranked only after the transcript and test scores. Statements will be scrutinized to ensure that prompts are adequately addressed. Students will be given assistance with brainstorming and composing submissions that will be compelling, relevant and memorable. Editing will be the most time-consuming aspect of this step. Attention will be given to every major and minor personal statement of every admission application and scholarship application.
Interview/Meeting with Admission Representative Preparation Package
For students who will apply to colleges that recommend interviews as part of the admission process, steps will be taken to help students be familiar with potential interview questions, prepare strong talking points and prepare insightful questions that will engage the interviewer. When necessary, assistance will be given in scheduling an interview with the campus admission representative or university alumni.
Admission/Scholarship Application Editing and Submission Package

Every line item of each admission and scholarship application will be reviewed prior to submission to ensure that questions are addressed adequately. Services will include:

  • Components of college applications vary from one institution to another. Generally, application packets include:
    • High School Academic Transcript
    • Two (2) teacher recommendations
    • One (1) counselor recommendation
    • Where applicable, one (1) pastor or community leader recommendation
    • Expanded activities résumé
    • Score reports from national college board exams: SAT Reasoning; SAT Subject Tests; AP Scores; ACT; THEA/ACCUPLACER/TSI scores for Texas admission
    • Transcripts from accredited institutions of higher education, to include credits earned at colleges, universities or junior colleges.
    • Required personal statements
    • Forms required to determine financial aid or scholarship eligibility (CSS Profile, FAFSA)
    • In the case of Early Decision, submission of an Early Decision agreement
    • Mid-year report
    • Final report
  • After the submission of the application, students will be prompted throughout the process to follow up with application components that are the responsibility of the high school:
    • Official transcript sent to colleges (at the 6th semester, after the 7th semester and after graduation)
    • High school profile
    • Letters of recommendations (teachers, college advisor, community leaders, coaches, other writers)
    • TSI Verification Form /Waiver

Qualifying students will be encouraged to submit application to all college-based scholarship programs and other local or national scholarship programs. All components of every scholarship application will be reviewed prior to submission.

SAT/ACT Diagnostic
An SAT/ACT Diagnostic Assessment will assess student performance on both the SAT and the ACT. Results from this diagnostic will identify whether a student is stronger on the SAT or the ACT. Knowing this is the first step to successful preparation and effective planning. A full results interpretation will follow the diagnostic.
Career/Majors Assessment
More than 35 million people have used Holland’s Self-Directed Search (SDS) to discover careers and fields of study that interests them. The SDS is a career interest test that asks questions about aspirations, activities, skills, and interests in different jobs. To determine the viability of a college major declared on a college application, students will take Holland’s Self-Directed Search to help refine occupational choices to direct students toward a realistic educational goal. For an additional fee, families have the option of taking a You Science Career Assessment. This instrument measures aptitude as well as interest and diagnostic reports will reveal matched careers and majors.
Hourly Consultation
Consultation is also provided on an hourly basis should the above options not meet your needs.

Please contact Trang Vuong for consultation fees.