Program includes twelve sessions, covering the following areas:

  • review of the student's educational history and psychoeducational testing
  • in-depth interview with students and parents
  • goal setting for high school and the college search
  • assistance with high school course selection
  • recommendations for standardized test preparation and choice of test (SAT vs. ACT)
  • college readiness and personality/career assessments
  • recommendations for academic tutoring and skills building
  • assistance in identifying meaningful community service and extracurricular activities
  • strategies for developing self-advocacy and independence
  • a personalized list of college options with detailed information on services and contacts, as well as guidance on how to evaluate schools
  • guidance on resume building, college selection, and college visits
  • guidance throughout the application process, facilitating student's work on essays, interviews, and resumes