With over 4000 two-year and four-year colleges in the United States, it is overwhelming to navigate the college exploration and application journey without some type of expert guidance.
In addition to GPA and test scores, there are many other important admission decision factors to consider.
The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) recommends that schools strive to maintain a 250:1 student-to-counselor ratio. Many states have a much higher student to counselor ratio. Based on 2019-2020 data, Indiana's student-to-counselor average ratio is 486:1.
Given that school counselors are responsible for assisting students in all areas of academic curriculum, career planning, social/emotional development, mental health issues, and general teenage angst, most public school students receive about one hour of personal college counseling from freshman to senior year.
Independent Educational Consultants provide personalized guidance and expertise and are available to work with students outside of school hours.