Nevada College Admissions Consulting

The National Association for College Admissions Counseling recently revealed that student-to-counselor ratios in Las Vegas and other Nevada locations are approaching 500-to-1, and are as high as 700-to-1 at some area high schools. Las Vegas and Reno, NV school counselors are well-trained and devoted professionals who have a consistently positive impact on the academic and personal growth of their students. Yet, growing caseloads and mounting responsibilities in the areas of mental health, academic remediation, and student discipline have prevented many of Las Vegas’s school counselors from providing the college guidance and college admissions counseling that students need to successfully navigate the college search, admissions, and financial aid process. As college attendance becomes more expensive and complex, Las Vegas and other Nevada students increasingly find themselves without the support to plan their academic and extracurricular program, explore prospective colleges, prepare for college visits and campus interviews, complete college applications, craft college essays, find scholarships, apply for financial aid, and partake in other college admission tasks that are critical to securing entry into competitive colleges and universities. This is why many Nevada families seek out private college admissions consulting.

The private college counselors, college planners, and college admissions consultants at College Transitions strive to support the efforts of Nevada’s competent yet overburdened school staff, namely by providing research- and experience-driven college admissions counseling and advice to Nevada families, including those residing in Las Vegas, Reno, Henderson, Enterprise, Sparks, Spring Valley, Paradise, Incline Village, and other locations.  Our academic qualifications and extensive college counseling and admissions experience have allowed us to guide Nevada's students into selective colleges throughout the United States. Please see our results page for a sampling of institutions into which our students have been accepted.

Recently, College Transitions counselors have offered college planning and counseling services to students attending Davidson Academy, Green Valley High, Coronado High, Advanced Technologies Academy, Reno High School, Incline High, Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, Bishop Gorman, Sage Ridge and other Nevada high schools.  Families interested in learning more about our services and counseling approach are encouraged to contact us at 678-710-3699 or at [email protected].  You may also fill out our free consultation request form and/or sign up for our free 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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