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At K | A College Solutions, we recognize the importance of this life event and work with you to maximize the probability of admission to your top choice schools while minimizing the stress often associated with the selection and admission process. We serve students and families locally as well as throughout the United States. We keep students organized and ahead of schedule to achieve admissions goals.
The majority of our students are admitted to one or more of their top 3 choice colleges.

Incoming Freshman - Junior Advising Package

Our Services

Incoming Freshman, Sophomore or Junior Advising Session

$275 a session*

  • Laying the groundwork for a successful and strategic high school experience. 

  • Course selection

  • Activities and service

  • Standardized test planning

  • Leadership positions

  • Summer and work experience

Seniors/

Rising Seniors

$3,600

package

or

if you do not feel as if you need a complete package we offer an hourly rate

so please ask

  • Review report cards and senior year schedule

  • Discuss activities and interests to best highlight student  

  • Finalize college list 

  • Final review of application before submission

Transfer Students

$375 a session*

  • Discuss reasons for transferring and goals moving forward 

  • Create a list of potential options based on academic performance and goals 

  • Fully explain transfer requirements

Contact us for your free consultation!
at stressfreecollegeapp@gmail.com

Incoming Freshman, Sophomore or Junior Advising 

Laying the groundwork for a successful and strategic high school experience.  This 1 hour session will help maximize a student’s high school experience and make the right decisions early. Typical discussion topics will include course selection, activities and service, standardized test planning, leadership positions, summer and work experience.

Cost:  $275 a session. (*These meetings usually take about an hour each session but you will not be charged if an individual meeting goes beyond an hour)

Junior/Senior Counseling Packge

Seniors and Rising Seniors

We offer a complete package (which usually takes 20+ hours of Karen's time) or pay a la carte with an hourly rate. 

PHASE ONE: 

 

Let's get this application process rolling!

 

 Karen, the student, and family

get to know each other and start strategizing.

  • Explain balance between rigor and grades  

  • Discuss extracurricular activities, leadership and summer plans

  • Create a customized working list of schools 

  • Review of report cards and create the most appropriate senior year class schedule

  • Create a testing plan

  • Discuss main essay topic and pre-writing process

 

PHASE TWO: 

 

We are making great progress!

  

  • Provide up-to-date status based on grades and testing 

  • Discuss school research and college visits to finalize college list

  • Finalize activities section on application

  • Finalize main essay idea (If additional help is needed to complete essay(s), a student may be referred to an essay coach who charges an additional fee)

  • Create timeline for submission of application(s) based on admission plans 

PHASE THREE: 

 

Let's get ready to submit!

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  • Ensure main essay and supplemental materials have been proofed and edited before submission

  • Full review of application before submission 

Important Information: 

These 3 phases are scheduled in person or virtual meetings but you will have access and be in communication with Karen throughout the process.  

Cost: 

College Counseling Package:

$3,600*

Payment schedule: 

$1,200 due prior to introductory meeting  

$1,200 due prior to Phase 2 

$1,200 due prior to Phase 3

FOR THOSE NOT NEEDING A COMPLETE PACKAGE,

A LA CARTE RATES ARE AVAILABLE SO PLEASE ASK. 

 

*$350 additional cost per application type

*Please note that  if an essay coach, test preparation, sport's recruiting, military academies, portfolio review, or any additional services not provided in the package is needed, a referral will be made to our partners and additional fees may be charged.

This is for students who are planning to either move from community college to a four-year college or for students who are planning to transfer from one four-year school to another. 

Transfer counseling 

  • Discuss reasons for transferring and goals moving forward 

  • Create a list of potential options based on academic performance and goals 

  • Fully explain transfer requirements 

  • Assistance with completion of application and review of personal statement

 

Cost: 

$375 for a 90-120 minute session* (Individual costs varies based on student needs but average time needed is between 2-4 sessions)

*Please note that  if an additional essay coach, test preparation, sport's recruiting, or any services not provided in the package is needed, a referral will be made to our partners and additional fees may be charged.

Transfer Students

Transfer Applicant Counseling
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