Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN are consistently recognized as having some of the best high schools in the United States. A high percentage of students graduating from Minnetonka High, Edina High, Eden Prairie Senior High, The Blake School, Breck School, Mounds Park Academy and other Twin Cities high schools have developed the credentials needed for entry into the nation’s most competitive colleges. However, although Minneapolis-St. Paul students possess the academic credentials to achieve college success, they often times don’t have the guidance and support needed to navigate the college admissions process and enroll at good-fit universities. Current American School Counselor Association (ASCA) estimates reveal that there are nearly 800 students for every counselor in Minnesota high schools, on average. As a result, Minneapolis-St. Paul students are often without the support necessary to adequately engage in several tasks associated with the college admission, search, and financial aid process—including developing a list of prospective colleges, preparing college applications, crafting college essays, planning extracurricular involvement, completing financial aid forms, and identifying private scholarships and other merit-based aid opportunities.
At College Transitions, our college counselors and college admissions consultants strive to compensate for the lack of college-related support and guidance in Minnesota high schools, while meeting the college-related needs of Minneapolis-St. Paul families. For more than a dozen years, the college planners and college admission counselors at College Transitions have helped Twin Cities students secure admission and succeed at top colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada, including a number of excellent institutions in the Midwest, such as Carleton College, Macalester College, University of Chicago, Northwestern University, University of Minnesota, University of Michigan, and many others. Please visit our results page for a sampling of institutions into which our past clients have been admitted.
Recently, college counselors and admissions consultants at College Transitions have offered college admissions counseling services to families living in Edina, Wayzata, Victoria, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, and several other Minneapolis-St. Paul area locations. Minnesota residents wishing to learn more about our offerings can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706-389-9936 and/or request a free consultation.