shutterstock_82162555Congratulations! Whether you are a high school student or a parent or guardian of a high school student, you are entering an exciting new period of transition in your life! Searching for and applying to colleges can feel overwhelming and time consuming, especially for busy families. At Compass College Advisors, we can help you make the most of your time in this process and reduce the anxiety that can often accompany it.

By taking the time to get to know the student well, and through the benefit of firsthand knowledge of educational opportunities and the admissions process at various colleges and universities, we can help you find the educational experience that is the right fit for each student. While this has historically been the job of high school guidance counselors, these counselors are now experiencing significant increases in caseloads as well as additional and greater demands on their time. In some parts of the country, budget cuts have resulted in an average caseload of 700 to 1,000 students per counselor, while nationwide the ratio is about 300 to one.

At Compass College Advisors, we can assist students manage their college search and application process so that this transition time can be one that is less stressful and more rewarding.