We have a unique approach at College MatchPoint. It all begins and ends with our ultimate goal: for our students to thrive in their selected college.
You are just starting the college process, and you need help. You aren’t sure how determine which colleges might meet your student’s needs. Your student has no idea of what to major in—or they know exactly what they want to major in, but you're worried they don’t have enough resume depth for that major. This is where comprehensive college planning comes in.
Comprehensive College Planning is our most popular service. Students typically start with us in 10th or 11th grade, although we accept students as early as 9th grade. The program is a step-by-step journey through each part of the college planning and application process. We develop a timeline and strategy unique to the student, based on their profile, personality,, and goals for college. We work with students across the country, as well as students in our Austin, Texas offices.
Comprehensive College Planning includes:
Assessment of transcript, educational testing, standardized testing, and extracurricular activities
Researching best-fit summer and winter programs
Planning and review of student's high school curriculum
Exploration of careers and college majors
Full career testing through You Science, a leading aptitude test
Guidance and tools for college research
Development of personal college criteria list
Ongoing evaluation of balanced college list
Development of leadership and academic research plan
Mock college interviews
Coaching toward a well-written college resume
Intensive one-on-one essay writing coach throughout the college essay process
Customized application plan with key deadlines and milestones
Monitoring of application plan to ensure deadlines are met
Benefits of Comprehensive College Planning Services
A trained expert to guide the student through each step of the college admissions process
A plan for extracurricular activities and leadership
Ebooks, worksheets, checklists and organizational strategies to manage important tasks and deadlines
A structured outline for the student to use as they start the college essay writing process
An experienced editor to help the student polish his or her essay
A mentor to provide tools or suggestions for college essay writing
A taskmaster to keep the student focused and on schedule
A seasoned educational consultant overseeing the essay and application process
An overarching strategy to create applications that stand out from the stack
By choosing the Comprehensive College Planning service, you’ll have our team of seasoned educational consultants overseeing the entire application process. We provide on-demand help whenever you need it, no matter where you are in the process. We’ll help your student develop a plan, offer resources and strategies for managing important tasks and deadlines, and serve as a guide throughout the entire journey. We’ll be your student’s taskmaster, strategist, editor, and mentor to be sure they feel confident and excited about what’s ahead. In the end, our goal is for your student to thrive in their selected college, and our Comprehensive College Planning service provides all the tools to make that happen.