Scottsdale College Admissions Consulting

A recent survey by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) found that the state of Arizona had one of the highest student-to-guidance counselor ratios in the entire country at 848:1. The national average is 351:1, meaning that students in Arizona have far less access to college counseling than your average high school student in the United States. As a result, the majority of Arizona residents, including high school students in Scottsdale, do not have the school-based guidance required to effectively engage the college search, college application, and college financial aid process. This is why many Scottsdale area families seek out college admissions consulting.

With more than a decade of college-related and admissions-related experience, College Transitions college counselors and college admissions consultants offer Scottsdale area students the college counseling they need, specifically by providing support related to high school course planning, extracurricular planning, developing a college resume, building a list of suitable prospective colleges, writing college essays, preparing for college interviews, and applying for financial aid and scholarships.

In the past several years, we have provided college guidance to students attending some of the best Scottsdale area high schools, including BASIS Scottsdale, Desert Mountain High School, Scottsdale Prep, Horizon High School, Saguaro High School, Coronado, Chaparral, and Foothills Academy, among others. Our college admissions expertise and connections to higher education faculty, administrators and researchers have enabled us provide a uniquely effective program of services that maximizes our students’ college admission prospects and has helped them earn admission at the best colleges and universities in Arizona and throughout the United States, including Arizona State, the University of Arizona, Vanderbilt, Emory, Rice, Northwestern, Caltech, MIT, Stanford, and every Ivy League institution.

Currently, College Transitions is providing services to students and families residing in North Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch, Old Town, Paradise Valley and other Maricopa County locations.  Families wishing to learn more about our background, services and pricing may contact us at 678-710-3699 or at [email protected].  We also offer our prospective families a free consultation.

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