So Begins The Journey

Get a Head Start on the College Application Process

WHERE TO START WITH OVER 3,000 COLLEGES TO CHOOSE FROM?

The Head Start College program starts with YOU, the student, and your family. Together, we discuss your College Criteria and use it to systematically eliminate all but the few colleges right for you. The Head Start College program breaks the application process down into small steps with applications completed by Thanksgiving. “YES!!”

WHEN TO START:

IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY AND NEVER TOO LATE to benefit from the Head Start College program.
Sophomores benefit from long-term planning of high school academic, extracurricular and community service programs, improving their chances of acceptance while learning more about colleges. Juniors continue to have opportunities to strengthen their college applications through strategic choices all the while narrowing their list of colleges. And, Seniors appreciate the outside perspective when making that final college list and preparing the strong applications.

I NEVER HAD A COLLEGE COUNSELOR. DO WE REALLY NEED ONE?

A lot has changed in 30 years! Today most high school seniors are applying to 10 or 12 colleges. With highly competitive admissions in the top University of California schools, many capable students must explore private schools. Rumors abound both about the schools and the admissions process. A knowledgeable guide will streamline both the search and the application process.

THE PROGRAM FINDS A COLLEGE WHERE YOUR STUDENT WILL THRIVE.

The Head Start College program takes no shortcuts in making this all important decision. One-on-one meetings are scheduled at each step along the way. Through these discussions colleges are identified where the student will thrive and mature both academically and personally. Similarly, emerging from these discussions will be applications rich with information about the student.

I PRACTICE ETHICAL COLLEGE COUNSELING

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Perhaps most important for the entire family, the Head Start College program paces students to complete their applications by Thanksgiving.

MEREDITH REYNOLDS

PO Box 1401
La Canada, CA 91012
818.952.2414 phone
818.952.2432 fax

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