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College Help

Choosing the right college for your student

How can my high school age student be sure of his/her college choice? How do we make our way through the hundreds of possible post-high school programs to find the best match.  Keller Clinic can help you navigate your way through this experience so that you feel confident to make the right choice. We have the resources to help you with initial plans for finding the best college and to develop a step-by-step individualized strategy to move forward.

Keller Clinic offers individual, comprehensive guidance through the college preparation, planning and application process. We know that the college admissions process is complicated and can be, at times, overwhelming. Our goal is to guide students and families through every phase, beginning as early as ninth grade by offering the following services:

  • PSAT/ACT/SAT prep
  • College Application Process
  • College essay brainstorming and writing assistance
  • Initial consultation to develop a step-by-step individualized strategy for four-year college planning:

Four-year academic planning
In-depth student and parent interview to determine college preference
Review of academic record
Résumé advising
Customized and individualized college list
College visit preparation
College interview coaching
Application action plan and timeline
Evaluation of standardized testing data
Advising of extra-curricular activities, community service and summer experiences
Scholarship search support
Evaluation and feedback on admissions offers
Access to online college planning tool 24/7

We recognize that no two students are identical, each student is unique and one-of-a-kind; therefore, it is our endeavor to develop a custom, individualized plan for each student based on their personal interests, needs and goals. Our personalized attention ensures the right match is made between student and school, and our in-depth knowledge of the application and admissions process will make your experience manageable and, more importantly, exciting.

College Application Series 

With college imminent, students will have the opportunity to brainstorm ideas for the college application essay.  Through the writing process, they will be able to proofread and revise the essays to the polished state that college admissions counselors prefer.

Number of sessions: 4

Session 1:  Decide on which prompts to use and the topic to write about.  Organize list of top school choices and review their requirements and due dates.

Session 2:  Brainstorm ideas for essays.  Analyze if essays can work for other college applications.

Session 3:  Proofread and revise essay.  Revise format to meet other essay requirements.

Session 4:  Revise essay to polished level.