College Coaching Services
Next Level Prep offers two college coaching services.
1. Individual Tutoring Sessions with a College Admissions Coach - $90/hr
Preparing for the college admission process is a large task that can be simplified by having a private college coach to walk your student through the process. Meet with our college coach one-on-one in 60 minute sessions for a completely personalized planning experience.
Here is a sample six week College Coaching individual tutoring sessions we could set-up. Each session is designed to walk your high school student (and parent if you wish!) through the entire college admission process. Each week we can cover a different topic relevant to the college admission search.
Week One – Preliminary student assessment, Review students’ high school course selections, Transcript evaluation and PSAT scores, Organizing college information, College selection process, College fairs, College admissions officers visits at your high school
Week Two- Narrowing the choices, Developing the comparison spreadsheet, WUE, Ten schools to apply to, Early Action vs. Early Decision, The Common Application, The Coalition Application
Week Three - Submitting college applications, SAT/ACT Exams and Prep, Community service, Letters of recommendation, and the College essay
Week Four – Campus Visits and College interviews – Sample questions, Mock interviews, Scholarship searches
Week Five –Financial aid, FAFSA, CSS Profile, Comparing Admission offers, Deferral and Waitlist support
Week Six – Comparing aid and merit offers , Student Aid Reports (SARS), Financial aid award letters, Financial aid appeal letters, National Response Deadline – May 1
2. 2-Day College Admission Workshops - $250
Workshops meet 2 nights from 6:30-8:30 pm.
Workshop One - Essay Writing - Draft a unique and authentic college essay.
Review of Excellent Sample Essays
Finding Your Story
How to Bring Your Essay to Life
How to Structure Your Essay
Writing the First Draft (Homework)
How to Revise Your Essay
How to Make Sure Your Essay is Doing Its Job
Workshop Two - College Applications & Resumes - Prepare for the college application process.
How to Organize Your Applications
How to Fill out the Applications
Organizing your Resume/List of Activities
Creating the First Draft of your Resume (Homework)
Following up on Application Materials
Comprehensive Services Next Level Prep College Coaching can provide
Parent hopes and expectations
Course selection and transcript development
Standardized testing plans
Extracurricular activities and getting the most out of high school
Managing teacher and counselor recommendations
Evaluating colleges with extensive research
List development with best academic, social, and financial fits
Understanding the financial aid process and merit awards
Evaluating potential for need-based and merit awards
Understanding what specific colleges seek
Detailed organization of all application requirements and deadlines
Creating compelling applications
Activities list development
Admission plans (early decision, early action etc.)
Essay brainstorming and editing
Presenting diversity, legacy, and talent
Applying as an athlete, artist, dancer, actor
Deferral and waitlist support
Final school decisions