Montgomery County, PA College Admissions Consulting

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania is home to a number of reputable high schools, including Abington Senior High, Lower Merion High, Plymouth Whitemarsh High, Radnor High, Lower Moreland High, Wissahickon Senior High, Upper Dublin High, Harriton Senior High, Masterman High, Germantown Friends School, The Baldwin School, Bishop McDevitt High, The Hill School, La Salle College High, Abington Friends School, Germantown Academy and others.  Although these schools offer excellent instruction, top-notch faculty, and an abundance of resources, they are increasingly unable to provide sufficient college admissions guidance—not because of lack of competence, but because of inadequate time and mounting responsibilities in other student service areas.  The National Association for College Admission Counseling recently estimated that student-to-counselor ratios at Pennsylvania high schools average approximately 400-to-1 and are as high as 600-to-1 in some schools.   Consequently, students in the Montgomery County, PA area are often compelled to look beyond their respective high schools to private college consulting to secure help with course and extracurricular planning, college list development, 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 supplementing the valuable work of Montgomery County school counselors by providing the proactive college admissions support that Pennsylvania students and their families require to successfully navigate the college admissions process.  With nearly 15 years of experience in college admissions and planning, College Transitions counselors have helped students earn admission into the best colleges across the United States, including many in Pennsylvania, such as Haverford College, University of Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University, Lehigh University, Bucknell University, Lafayette College, Swarthmore College, Bryn Mawr College, and Penn State University, and many other competitive institutions of higher education.  We are proud of our commitment to the Montgomery County area and look forward to continuing to help Montgomery County students identify and matriculate at the best colleges for them.

In recent years, College Transitions college admissions counselors have provided college admissions consulting and support to families living in Abington, Blue Bell, Lower Merion, Upper Dublin, Ambler, Fort Washington, Wyndmoor, Lower Gwynedd, Springfield and additional locations throughout Montgomery County. Families wishing to learn more about how we guide our students through the college search and admissions process may contact us at 706-389-9936, [email protected], or by completing our online free consultation request form.  Families who would like up-to-date information on the latest college admission trends can also sign up for our monthly newsletter.


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“College Transitions was responsive, establishing a great rapport with our son, and keeping the process moving in a friendly and helpful way...fine tuning the essays, error checking he applications, and available to answer panicked questions almost around the clock. Sam was accepted into his first choice, The University of Chicago, a school that had seemed out of reach at the beginning of the process.”

Susan Hayes, New York, NY

Son Attending University of Chicago
"All the stress and anxiety I had about the college application process was significantly relieved by the guidance and expertise over at College Transitions...I can now say I'm at the school of my dreams..their service far exceeded my expectations and I am extremely glad and fortunate that I came across them."

Paul Yousef, Vienna, VA

Aattending Notre Dame University
"As an only child with parents who never attended college in America, I was completely frightened of the college admissions process. However, College Transitions immediately settled my fears and supported me through every aspect of that process...-I just got back from Bulldog Days at Yale, and I still cannot believe that I was accepted. Thanks to your help, I got to see my dream come true."

Amanda Zhang, Atlanta, GA

Attending Yale University
"Our daughter was dreading the admissions process before we signed on with CT, but her and our fears were quickly laid to rest ...our team was always available and helped us to organize the end, Katy was admitted into several top colleges WITH merit aid. We couldn't be happier!"

S Gupta

Daughter attending USC
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