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    How To Choose A College Admissions Counselor In 2023

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    Choose A College Admissions Counselor
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    In today’s intensely competitive world, the role of college counselors has become prominent to ensure that your child gains entry into their dream university. Getting a college admissions counselor can be a difficult task, especially in today’s cut-throat college admissions landscape, where according to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, the national student-to-counselor ratio stands at 750:1!

    With ever-falling acceptance rates of various Ivy League Schools like Harvard (3.19%), a good college admissions counselor can be a great help for your child to navigate the treacherous and overwhelming process of applying to colleges and increase their chances of getting accepted into their dream school. 

    In one of the Forbes articles, they mentioned that The U.S. Department of Education’s data indicates that students who receive individual counseling are 6.8 times more likely to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and 3.2 times more likely to successfully enroll in a college of their choice.

    Recommended Reading: Beyond The Classroom: How Extracurriculars Can Enhance Your Ivy League College Admissions Chances

    In this blog post, we will discuss eight key factors one should consider while choosing a college admissions counselor in 2023.

    1) Experience

    One of the most important factors to consider when choosing a college admissions counselor is their level of experience. It is important to find someone who has been working in the field for a number of years and has a proven track record of success. 

    Look for counselors who thoroughly understand the college admissions process and have worked with a diverse group of students. A counselor with a background in college admissions or a related field, such as higher education or guidance counseling, is always a good choice. 

    2) Qualification

    Always look for certification from professional organizations such as the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) or the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA). These certifications demonstrate a certain level of knowledge and expertise in the field.

    3) Services offered 

    Different college admissions counselors offer different services, so it’s important to find one that can meet your child’s specific needs. Some counselors only offer basic assistance, such as reviewing your child’s applications and providing feedback, while others offer more comprehensive services, such as guiding your child at each step and making sure that they choose the right schools to apply to and even helping them during the interviewing practice. 

    Make sure to find a counselor that offers services specific to your child’s needs and aspirations.

    4) Specialization

    Some college admissions counselors specialize in working with specific types of students, such as athletes or underrepresented minorities. If you fall into one of these categories, it may be beneficial to find a counselor who has experience working with similar students. 

    Additionally, if you are interested in a specific type of college or major, look for a counselor who has experience working with students applying to those programs.

    5) Philosophy 

    The philosophy of a college admissions counselor is also an important factor to consider. Some counselors take a more hands-on approach, working closely with students to help them develop their applications. Other counselors take a more laid-back approach, allowing students to work on their own, and providing guidance and support as and when needed. 

    Ensure to find a counselor whose approach aligns with your own needs and requirements.

    6) Availability 

    The availability of a college admissions counselor is also an important factor to consider. Some counselors are only available during certain hours of the day or week, while others are available to meet with you at any time. 

    Make sure to find a counselor who is available when you need them and can provide the support and guidance you need throughout the college admissions process.

    7) Communication 

    Communication is key when working with a college admissions counselor. You want to find a counselor who is responsive and easy to reach. It’s also important to find a counselor who is available to meet with you during the times that work best for you. The more easily you can communicate with your counselor, the more effective the process will be.

    8) Cost

    Cost is an important factor to consider when choosing a college admissions counselor. College admissions counseling can be expensive, and it’s important to find a counselor who fits within your budget. Additionally, be sure to ask about any additional costs, such as application fees, that may be associated with working with a particular counselor.

    In conclusion, all the above-mentioned factors can become your guiding light and help you to find a counselor who is the right fit for you and your needs. The most important thing is to find someone who you can trust and feel comfortable working with, as the college admissions process can be stressful, and having a supportive and experienced counselor by your side can make a huge difference.

    Moonpreneur’s holistically designed STEM programs for 8 to 14 years offer an opportunity for your child to learn futuristic sciences such as  Robotics, Game Development, App Development, Advanced Math, and much more!! 

    Book a free trial class with Moonpreneur today to help your kid stay ahead of the curve and help them fulfill their future college aspirations!

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