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What is an Independent Educational Consultant?
Selecting and getting accepted to the right college is one of the most important decisions your family can make. You want to find an institution of higher learning where your student will be both supported and challenged to grow not only academically, but

15 Questions to Ask When Hiring An IEC
The problem with any industry that grows quickly is that licensing standards and regulations rarely keep up with industry growth. While most independent educational consultants are professionals are committed to ensure they have the expertise to help stu

Do I Need To Hire An Independent Educational Consultant?
With heightened competition for college admissions – both domestically and abroad – it’s no wonder the industry of independent educational consultants (IECs) is one of the fastest growing industries (that most people never talk about).

Senior Year Timeline
Congratulations! You are a senior! High school will soon be a distant memory as you embark on the next phase toward college. The problem is, there is still a lot of work to be done. Here is your timeline for Senior Year

A Note to Parents of High School Seniors
The college admissions process is something I have found to be equally tough on students as it is on parents. These upcoming months are a time that often evokes a multitude of emotions including sadness, excitement, anxiety, and even denial.

Top 5 Tips for Parents with College Bound Students
As I turn the calendar page to October, I recall that fall is for…pumpkins, sweaters, football, and phone calls from FRANTIC parents of college bound juniors and seniors.

Parent’s Corner: Helping You Help THEM
I had an interesting conversation with a mother of a high school rising junior last week. She was obviously in the midst of an internal struggle and was attempting to set boundaries for herself in regard to the college admissions process.

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