About Educational Consulting

Whether you are looking for a comprehensive package starting as early as 6th grade to help build the foundation for a successful and well rounded high school experience, or your just needing help with essay development, DOTS Educational Consulting guides students and parents through each and any step of the process with a full range of services.

In Depth Comprehensive Assessment & Records Review

  • Personal interviews with parents and student to evaluate goals, interests, previous experiences, unique challenges, and learning style
  • Review of educational history to date (evaluation of rigor, GPA, range of educational experiences and diversity of coursework)
  • Review of standardized testing scores
  • Administration of interest/aptitude testing to help guide selection of colleges and majors
  • Identification of unique experiences, traits, and special talents
  • Evaluation of study habits and learning style
  • Referrals to academic tutors and coaches as needed for remediation and skills building

Course Selection and Student Resume Building

  • Recommendations for course selection that matches students’ strengths and interests while meeting all graduation requirements
  • Recommendations for extracurricular planning/summer enrichment activities/service opportunities/personal pursuits
  • On-going evaluation of high school progress to keep on track

Standardized Test Preparation

  • Recommendations to area’s best SAT/ACT tutors
  • Guidance on which tests and sub-tests to take

College Selection: Finding the best fit college

  • Creation of a “preferred college profile” – uniquely designed by the student to identify and prioritize what matters most to him/her
  • Strategic college visit planning to make the most of on-campus visits
  • Compilation of a “best fit” list of colleges uniquely suited to each student and a customized college evaluation grid to help with the decision making process

College Applications: Positioning the student to present the most compelling application materials

  • Customized college application plan and timeline to track and organize each step of the application process
  • Essay development and student resume preparation
  • Admissions interview preparation

College Acceptance:

  • Comparison and evaluation of admission packages
  • Final decision making assistance


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Please note: DOTS is an ethical independent educational consultant and is not affiliated with or paid by any school or college.

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