Students and parents know that attending a first-choice college is complicated and competitive, and expensive. The challenge is to find a college that combines academic excellence, career preparation and personal fulfillment to make the investment pay off.
Dr. Shumsky has developed a unique process to guide students - including top performers, average students and those with special needs -- through the college admission process.
He maintains relationships with hundreds of college admissions counselors. Through a deep understanding of the requirements, he helps families channel effort, avoid pitfalls and identify opportunities.
Over the past 17 years, Dr. Shumsky has produced a 95 percent success rate for student acceptance at one of his or her top college choices. His proven, sequential process is outlined in a step-by-step notebook provided as part of his service to each client.
While supervising the student's progress, Dr. Shumsky communicates with parents throughout a three-phase sequence:
- Planning and Evaluating Choices
- Preparing Applications (including essays)
- Managing Submissions and Considering Options
Other specific services for College Bound Students include:
Tutoring & Preparation for Standardized Testing
High marks on standardized tests are a crucial component in the college application package. Dr. Shumsky can help students design a plan of action to prepare for the tests effectively, monitor results and advise on:
- SAT, SAT 2
Group Workshops for Parents and Students (NEW!)
For greater cost-effectiveness, Dr. Shumsky now offers the College Admissions program to small groups of two or more families. While individual consultation time is limited, participants continue to benefit from Dr. Shumsky's expertise and step-by-step approach and his proven process.
Sessions can be conducted at Dr. Shumsky's office or through teleconferencing.