Sharing our Insights and Expertise
Our team tours a large number of colleges every year to kindle excellent school relationships and to build deep knowledge of each school’s personality and programs.
Talks & Workshops
Invited to lead workshops, conduct group sessions and present to large parent-student audiences, we are available to speak about “everything college admissions”.
Private companies often request us to make presentations to their employees as a benefit.
Companies seeking to offer the benefit of admissions advice for employees
Families and groups collectively looking to learn more about admissions
Conferences, symposiums, and seminars seeking admissions guidance
from a leading consultant in the admissions and higher education field
Local PTA, YPO, EO group meetings and high school assemblies
Previous Talks & Workshops
Marci was honored to be invited to present to over 500 students at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) on how to develop the best credentials possible for successful applications to US graduate programs. SJTU is ranked as the 5th Best National Key University in China.
In the “hot seat” of a formula hybrid race car at Georgia Tech during a college visit there.
Providing individualized coaching on college essay themes, narrative arc, and content to illuminate students’ intellect, personality, and potential.
We offer presentations to high schools and private organizations on the college admissions process, financial aid, and special supplements that help student's stand-out.
Discovering Who I Am – Finding My Path to Purpose
How to Choose a College Major & Career
For your student’s entire life you’ve had a laser focus on preparing them for admission to the best college possible. Now they stand on the brink of their future. Did you know that by encouraging them to deeply explore their interests, you would also help them evolve into the kind of fresh oxygenated applicant top colleges crave? Come hear what elite schools are really looking for in students. Hear eye-opening stories of successful candidates' remarkable unique initiatives, and how each also found resilience, resourcefulness and a ‘can-do’ confidence that will serve them through college... and the rest of their lives.
College Essay Writing Workshop
Writing thought provoking, insightful and self-reflective essays that inject a 'life-force' into your college applications is critical for competitive college admissions. Come learn successful strategies of how to develop themes for your essays based on the issues your application may surface, and how you see the world differently.
We'll discuss essay objectives for UC applications versus those for private colleges, important questions to ask yourself when evaluating your work, and qualities of a memorable essay. 'Before' and 'after' selections of improved essays will be read and distributed as tangible examples.
College Visits & Finding the Right Fit
There are more than 2700 four year colleges in the US and thousands more two-year and community colleges. Helping your student select schools that best fit their learning style, values, interests and goals is an individual process. In this webinar I'll guide you through the most important qualities to consider when targeting colleges, and how to gain the most information and value from college visits.
How to Pay for College
If you don't know what all these acronyms mean: TCOC, CSS, EFC, FAFSA. FFEL: and WUE, then you may want to attend this presentation. The basics of securing financial aid for your student to attend college, covering a broad range of sources, and an action timeline will be discussed. Learn how targeting colleges can also include financial planning.