The Ivy Coach Daily
April 15, 2011
According to Jason Koebler of “US News & World Report,” “A 2005 study by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) reported that the average public high school student got about 38 minutes of college advising per year from their guidance counselor, and a 2009 study by the National Center for Education Statistics said the average public school had 457 students per counselor.” What kind of college counseling is your student receiving at his / her high school?
Is your student’s high school guidance counselor giving your child the personal attention that he/she needs to gain admission to highly competitive universities? Is your student’s guidance counselor up to speed on the latest trends in competitive college admissions? Do they visit colleges and universities throughout the year? Are they burdened with job responsibilities that do not involve college counseling? These are all very important questions as you help your child navigate the college admissions process.
At Ivy Coach, we provide the personalized college counseling that may well be the difference of your child getting into the college of his/her dreams and attending his/her safety college. We have the expertise and experience to guide your child through the high stakes college admissions process. The process doesn’t have to be so stressful. The process doesn’t have to result in family discord and constant arguments at the dinner table. And with Ivy Coach, you don’t have to worry about so many of the pitfalls of the college application — we make sure our students don’t make the common mistakes that lead to college denials. As college counseling specialists, this is what we do.
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