Estimates released by the National Association for College Admission Counseling reveal that student-to-counselor ratios for Maine’s high schools are hovering around 320-to-1, and are as high as 500-to-1 at some Maine high schools. Guidance and school counselors have a significant and positive impact on college-bound adolescents, but many are no longer able to offer adequate college admissions guidance and support. Obligated to attend to the personal, psychosocial and emotional needs of their students, Maine’s guidance counselors are increasingly moving away from their college planning function, even though college applications have become a more time-intensive and complicated process. As a consequence, thousands of Maine students are without the school-based support needed to complete essential tasks related to the college search, admission, and financial aid process.
A team of expert college counselors and admissions consultants, College Transitions can provide Maine students and families with college-related support they need, primarily by offering assistance with course planning, extracurricular planning and resume development, college search, college application completion, college essay coaching, college interview prep, financial aid and scholarship guidance and other important college admission activities. Over the past several years, we have provided services to students attending high schools across Maine, including those attending Falmouth High, Brunswick High, Cape Elizabeth High, Scarborough High, Orono High, Waynflete School, Gould Academy, Hyde School and several others. Our extensive background and ties to the college planning and higher education research communities have allowed us to offer a unique and unparalleled college admissions counseling service, which has helped Maine students secure admission at the best colleges and universities in Maine and elsewhere, including Bowdoin College, Bates College, Colby College, Amherst College, Northeastern University, Dartmouth College, Williams College, Harvard University, Brown University, Middlebury College and others.
Currently, College Transitions is serving families residing in Portland, Yarmouth, Cumberland, Brunswick, Falmouth, Scarborough and other Maine locations. If you wish to learn more about our services, background, and pricing, please contact us at 706-389-9936 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, you may complete our online request for a free consultation. Individuals wishing to stay abreast of the latest college admission trends and news may sign up for our free monthly newsletter.
Whether you’re a high school senior applying to college, a high school junior beginning the college search process, or a high school freshman or sophomore wishing to develop a long-term college admissions strategy, allow College Transitions to be your guide.