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Build your high school plan. Find the best colleges for you. Develop a comprehensive action plan for college selection.

– High school forecasting to find the right balance of rigor

– Build a college list, including a good mix of match, safety and reach schools

– Essay development to showcase your personality and communicating your values

– College research to match your academic and extracaricular interests, as well as location, size, and cultural fit

– Application planning and support, including Common App

– Discussing a plan to ensure a good financial fit for your family

– Includes unlimited one-on-one time,  including transition into college.

– Includes college planning software



Meet with your College Counselor in order to make your college process as smooth as possible.

– Includes 8 hours of one-on-one time spread across several sessions – tailored to your personal needs

– Includes college planning software



I’m not sure if the service is right for me. Do you offer a free consultation?

Of course. Choosing a college advisor is an important step in the process and we want you to be confident in your decision. To schedule your free consultation, Contact Us here.

Who will I be working with?

You will work with Dayna Taus. To learn more about Dayna’s 25+ years of experience working with teens and college students visit our About page.

What’s included with the College Counseling services?

All of the services are custom-tailored to meet your unique needs and are designed to help you start with a wide view of your options and end with a targeted list of schools that are well-suited to meet your goals. You will also have access to our college planning software, which will help you research, select and complete your college applications.

What’s included with the 8-Hour Plan?

Learn and strategize ways to move through the college journey with 8 hours of Dayna’s time, while gaining insight into who you are and where you may feel comfortable as an adult living on your own. Essays, college fit and list as well as financial/merit aid will be some of the topics discussed.

What’s included in The Complete Plan?

We know that college planning can be a stressful experience for students and their parents. So we designed The Complete Plan service to help you get through the whole process from selecting schools and financial planning to applications and student resume development.

Take a deep breath… we’ve got you covered.

What if College isn’t right for me?

We can help you strategize a path forward that may include a gap year, vocational programs or career consulting.

Are sliding scale rates available?

Yes! We want to help students of all economic backgrounds succeed. Please reach out via the Contact form to schedule a free consultation and learn more about our sliding scale rates.

What form of payments do you accept?

We try to make it easy! You can pay by check, credit card, Venmo, Zelle or other electronic methods.

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