The Premium College Planning Package


  • In-depth interview with the student and family in order to discuss the student’s needs & priorities and to clarify educational goals for college
  • Self-assessment inventory and exercises to formulate overall objectives
  • Establishing an action/strategic plan and helping the student meet deadlines, stay organized and positively focused
  • Identification of factors specific to the student that will ultimately shape the final list of colleges to apply to
  • Exploring, refining and selecting the college list
  • Comprehensive guidance throughout the process of crafting, drafting, editing and finalizing personal essays and written materials required by college applications
  • Crafting and enhancing the activities résumé or “brag” sheet
  • Evaluating coursework, standardized testing, extracurricular activities, interests, skills, and talents
  • Recommendations for future extracurricular involvement and volunteer work
  • Researching and formulating options for the college major
  • Suggestions for obtaining more effective letters of recommendation
  • Testing recommendations (SAT or ACT, SAT Subject Tests, TOEFL, etc.)
  • Advice on making successful college visits
  • Recommendations and practice for college interviews
  • Guidance with making final choice when decision letters are received
  • Assistance with registration, orientation, housing and course selection

If, after the completion of the Premium College Planning Package, a family would like to continue working work with Dr. Castilla, they will be offered a special rate per consultation.

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