Chicago College Admissions Consulting

Chicago College CounselingChicago College Consulting. The Chicago area is home to a number of high-achieving students and excellent high schools, including New Trier, Hinsdale Central, Deerfield, Stevenson, Glenbrook, Lake Forest, Naperville, Highland Park, and Barrington High, among others.  Although these schools offer excellent instruction, abundant resources, and top-notch faculty, they are increasingly unable to provide adequate college admissions guidance—not because of lack of competence, but because of inadequate time and mounting responsibilities in other student service areas.  The American School Counselor Association recently estimated that student-to-counselor ratios at Chicago area high schools average approximately 600-to-1 and are as high as 800-to-1 in some schools.   Consequently, Chicago area students are compelled to look beyond their respective high schools to secure help with course and extracurricular planning, the college search, college application completion, college essays, financial aid, and several other tasks associated with the college admissions and planning process.

College Transitions offers expert college counselors and admissions consultants who are committed to augmenting the valuable work of Chicago area school counselors and providing the proactive and evidence-based college admissions support that Chicago students and their families need to successfully navigate the college admissions process.  With nearly 15 years of college admissions and planning experience, College Transitions counselors have helped students earn admission into the best colleges and universities in Illinois, the Midwest and elsewhere, including Northwestern, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Illinois, Notre Dame, Carleton College, Grinnell College, and many other competitive institutions of higher education.  We are proud of our presence and success in the Chicago area and look forward to continuing to help Chicago students identify and enroll at good-fit colleges.

In recent years, College Transitions college admissions counselors have offered chicago college admissions consulting and support to families living in Kenilworth, Glencoe, Lake Forest, Winnetka, Oak Brook, Inverness, Barrington Hills, Evanston, Oak Park, Elmhurst, Naperville, and other Chicago area neighborhoods.  Chicago area residents seeking to learn more about how we guide our students through the college search and admissions process may contact us at or a 706-389-9936.  We also offer our prospective families a free consultation.

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