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Accepted: Finding the perfect college match

February 16th, 2012

Kentucky Monthly magazine’s February, 2012 issue has an article about the value an educational consultant can add to the college search. It’s available on newsstands now!

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Top Ten Strengths and Experiences Colleges Look for in High School Students

June 24th, 2010

See IECA’s newest Top 10 list, compiled from results of a recent survey of educational consultants nationwide.

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Recruiting more help for the college search

October 1st, 2009

From the audience of a recent presentation I made on evaluating college campuses, 90 faces were turned in my direction, listening intently. Their questions were not unusual for those involved in the college selection process: What do we look for when we tour? How do we assess a college’s fiscal health and its leadership? What will be important to convey to students?

This particular audience, however, was not filled with parents of college applicants, but with adults contemplating a new career direction in educational consulting. They came to Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania to learn more about the field, and this session was part of a four-day workshop presented by the Independent Educational Consultants Association, a professional association that sets the standard for ethics and competence in the field.

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