Services

Expertise. Honesty. Ingenuity.

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ADMISSION COACHING

Expert Guidance

  • Ongoing educational coaching for high school students

  • Choosing and strategizing on high school curriculum and helping with class selection

  • Advising on extracurricular activities, such as sports, passion projects, volunteer experiences, summer involvement opportunities, internships, and work

  • Help choosing a possible college academic focus and future career exploration 

  • Creating a customized, balanced college list based on student's academic and social preferences

  • Setting the student's individual timeline for the college application process

  • Administering mock interviews and preparing the student for in-person or virtual interviews

  • Developing a Standardized Test strategy

  • Guiding the student through the recommendation letter process

  • Helping navigate and prepare admissions applications while adhering to deadlines and specific requirements

  • Editing college essays and supplemental personal statements

  • Creating a resume and advising on social media platforms, including LinkedIn

  • Preparing the student for college tours

  • Strategizing on deferral and wait-list admission decisions

  • Preparing for the Welcome Day at the desired institution

FINANCIAL AID COACHING

Informed Decision Marking

OUR FIRM

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  • Evaluating need-based financial aid eligibility

  • Identifying and maximizing opportunities for scholarships

  • Explaining and guiding the financial aid application process (FAFSA and CSS Profile)

  • Analyzing and comparing financial aid offers

  • Guiding through an outside scholarship search

  • Identifying professional judgement opportunities 

  • Helping negotiate and maximize financial aid and scholarships

  • Editing and helping with financial appeal letters

  • Supporting through the final enrollment decisions

  • Creating college budget and spending plans

  • Evaluating educational loan recommendations

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PRE-RECORDED WEBINARS

Educational Information Session Topics:

  • Best Kept Secrets of Financial Aid: How to Maximize Your Child's Funding Eligibility 

  • Loans and Groans: What Are You Borrowing? 

  • Best Kept Secrets of College Admissions: What Schools Don't Want You to Know

  • Decisions, Decisions: Comparing Financial Aid Awards 

*Once you purchase the "webinar access", email us at info@collegestarpoint.com to let us know which webinar you would like to get. We will send you a private link to the presentation.  

PERSONALIZED COLLEGE DOCUMENT REVIEW

Comprehensive Approach

  • In-depth analysis of the following:

    • College essay (main Common App essay); OR​

    • Up to 3 supplemental essays (college specific); OR

    • Full Common Application review; OR

    • Resume and one supplemental essay

  • You will receive a written report with feedback and recommendations within 24 - 48 hours (Express College App Review)

  • An option to add a one hour consultation to go over feedback and address any other outstanding questions related to the college application process at a discounted rate (Full College App Review)

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