Hiring a College Admissions Counselor––Part 1



 

After several calls from parents asking if I have "pull" at colleges, I thought it was time to discuss what an independent college admissions counselor can and can’t do. As I told those parents, if anyone offers to "get" your child into college, consider it a red flag.
Aside from the fact that such an offer is unethical, the truth is that independent counselors have no power to influence admission decisions. Admissions officers know that independent ...

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