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Hourly On-Site & Skype Sessions

Make a list of your questions and schedule a time to talk with Jill about anything college-related. For an hourly fee, you can speak with Jill via Skype or in person. If you are not sure what to ask, here are some ideas to get the conversation started:

  • How to navigate a college's website and what to look for

  • How to properly visit a college

  • Potential impact of social networking and college admissions

  • Choosing high school classes

  • Choosing extra-curricular activities

  • How to create a powerful resume

  • How to spend your summers

  • Understanding SAT/ACT/SAT 11/APs and Test Optional/Flexible

  • Understanding Early Decision, Early Action, Regular Decision, Rolling Decision, Single Choice Early Admission

  • What is 'demonstrating interest'

  • Choosing people to write letters of recommendation and understanding FERPA

  • How to make a personalized college list and the importance of Likely schools

  • Using the Common Application, School's Application, or Coalition

  • How to stay organized in the college search

  • Understand the essays.  Learn how to write the personal statement and understand the 'why essay'

  • Remain positive and how to enjoy the process - learn Jill's philosophy about the college process

  • Importance of keeping your mouth shut​

Price available upon request.

With more than 25 years of experience working with hundreds of high school students, Jill possesses a wealth of knowledge about the college admissions process, and believes the process should be exciting. Jill helps by working closely with each student on college selection, creating a vibrant and authentic resume, planning meaningful and appropriate summer activities, creating personalized testing strategies, brainstorming essay ideas and techniques, building interview skills, reviewing scholarship opportunities, and more. Most importantly, Jill eases the stress and helps students feel confident about the college planning and selection process.


Schedule a time to ask Jill your questions or hire her to speak to a group in your community. Working with Jill will provide you a greater understanding of the college application process and, more importantly, a feeling of confidence rather than confusion.

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