Services

 

Medina College Consulting offers an affordable line of comprehensive counseling packages. Services are also available for transfer admission, career counseling, and Gap Year planning.

Initial Consultation

 

  • Explore the student's college and career goals.

  • Review academic record.

  • Review standardized test scores.

  • Discuss the student's interests (academic and extracurricular).

  • Provide an overview of the college admissions process and answer any questions families may have.

Comprehensive College Counseling Package

Academic and Testing Preparation and Planning

 

  • Evaluate academic profile (including GPA and class rank) and suggest courses that support the student’s college goals.

  • Develop a standardized test plan, determining the appropriate SAT/ACT tests for the student

  • Recommend test dates, strategies and test preparation.

  • Evaluate the test scores (PSAT, PLAN, SAT, ACT, and SAT Subject Tests) and advise the student which to retake and submit.

  • Counsel the student on the importance of building relationships with high school teachers and guidance counselors.

  • Advise the student on the importance of teacher evaluations in college admissions and which teachers to approach.

  • Discuss potential academic majors in college.

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Extracurricular Activities Planning

 

  • Assist the student with building their college résumé. 

  • Assist the student choose their extracurricular activities and summer activities including employment, summer camps, internships, workshops, and volunteering.

  • Help the student map out a community service plan and explain the importance in college admissions.

  • Advise the student and parent(s) on the athletic recruiting process, if applicable, assisting them with their athletic résumé, video, and appropriate communication with college coaches.

Financial Aid Planning

 

  • Advise the family on the financial aid process.

  • Develop a scholarship search plan.

  • Compose a list of scholarships tailored to the individual student.

  • Assist family in completing the financial aid forms.

College Search and Selection

 

  • Clarify educational goals, college expectations, career interests, and personal preferences.

  • Develop an initial list of colleges tailored to the student’s needs as well as the family’s financial situation.

  • Meet with the student throughout the college list-building and help the student finalize the college list.

  • Guide families in planning productive college visits.

College Applications

 

  • Develop a college application plan including college deadlines and application requirements and oversee student progress.

  • Assist the student in brainstorming essay ideas, outline, and provide feedback on multiple drafts of college essays including all supplemental essays.

  • Prepare the student for successful alumni interviews.

  • Review the completed applications.

Final Steps

 

  • Review the college admission offers and financial aid packages and help the family evaluate the final college selection.

  • Prepare the student for the transition to college.

Counseling

 

  • Provide guidance and support throughout the college admissions process.

  • Meet or talk on the phone with the student if they feel overwhelmed.

  • Provide the family with the latest college admissions news that relates to each family.

For more information, or to schedule a consultation, please contact us today.

Find the Right Fit College

With over 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States, finding the "right" fit college can be a challenge. As a parent, you want to make sure your student is happy and successful while in college and after graduating. At Medina College Consulting, we feel the same way and rise to the challenge. We are here to assist and guide your student and family through this stressful and joyful time. We put your student's needs first! 

College Admissions

Medina College Consulting is here to assist and guide your student and family through the college admissions process to help reduce stress and make this a memorable time for your family. Let's help your student get accepted to the "right" fit college!

Financial Aid

College costs are rising and student loan debt is growing. How can students and their parents pay $80,000 or more of costs to attend college for four years? College is still within every student's financial reach. Let us teach you how!

Workshops

Benefits of a college degree outweigh the costs. Our mission is to provide low cost and informative college admissions workshops to make college more affordable for students and their families from all economic backgrounds and student populations. One way we achieve this goal is through partnering with community organizations, colleges, high schools, and student groups. If you want to host a workshop for your students or youth group to get a jump start on their college planning journey, schedule a workshop today!

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