Research conducted by the American School Counselor Association reveals that average student-to-counselor ratios in Maryland are nearing 400-to-1, and are as high as 600-to-1 at some Maryland high schools. Guidance counselors are an essential part of our education system and aid the personal, social and academic development of students. Yet, they are increasingly unable to offer adequate college planning and support. Often compelled to address the more immediate needs of their students, school counselors in Maryland and other areas throughout the mid-Atlantic spent less, not more, time on college-related tasks in recent years, despite the fact that the college admissions process has become more complex. As a result, many Maryland students and their families can no longer rely on their schools for assistance involving college search, college list development, college essay coaching, college application review, extracurricular planning, college interview prep, financial aid and scholarship guidance and other critical college planning tasks.
College Transitions strives to meet the outstanding college-related needs of Maryland’s families by providing comprehensive college admissions consulting services to high school students throughout Maryland, including those attending Walt Whitman High, Walter Johnson High, Poolesville High, Thomas S. Wootton High, River Hill High, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High, Winston Churchill High, Gilman School, Bryn Mawr School, Landon School, Georgetown Preparatory School among others. Our academic background and extensive college planning and admissions experience enable us to provide a level of service that few others can offer. In the past, we have helped Maryland students earn admission at the nation’s best colleges and universities in the United States, including Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, Goucher College, University of Virginia, American University, Washington and Lee University, Elon University, Wake Forest University, the University of North Carolina, Swarthmore College, Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Michigan and others. Please visit our results page to see where our past students have attended.
College Transitions currently offers college counseling and admission services to families living in Bethesda, Rockville, Baltimore, Clarksville, Chevy Chase, Somerset, Potomac, Brookmont, and other areas across Maryland. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us at 706-389-9936 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about the many services we offer. You can also complete our free consultation form. Whether beginning your college search, completing your college applications, crafting essays, or seeking financial aid and scholarships, let College Transitions guide you.