Planning....

It makes all the difference.

With nearly 4,000 colleges to choose from and an ever-changing admissions and financial aid landscape, selecting a college is an important decision that merits knowledgeable advice.

 

South Bay Educational Consultants can help guide your student through the complicated process. We help clients navigate the college admissions process and discover their best college fit, while empowering them with self-appraisal, advocacy and organizational skills—all of which result in a more successful transition to college.

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OUR APPROACH

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We provide students the tools they need as they transition to young adulthood. Combining enthusiasm, strategy, and support, we guide students to engage in meaningful activities and help them identify leadership opportunities. We empower them with expert strategies that complement their individual personalities, learning styles and goals. 

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GUIDING & EMPOWERING

COMPREHENSIVE COLLEGE CONSULTING & PLANNING

From 8th grade through senior year, we offer comprehensive assistance in planning your student's best curriculum path and optimize extracurricular and summer activities based on your student's interests. We help our clients discover their best college fit and offer knowledgeable guidance in an ever-changing college admissions landscape.

PERSONALIZED PACKAGES

We offer various high-touch services that are personalized to meet the needs and budgets of our clients. Our services range from hourly Strategy & Planning Sessions to comprehensive Concierge-Level Packages. From informative one-time sessions to trusted, long-term relationships, our team provides helpful advice on navigating the college admission process.

WHY CHOOSE US

Your child's high school counselor likely has a high student case load, making it difficult to provide the time, attention and guidance for tailored advice for each student. That's why families turn to independent educational consultants. Since 2015, South Bay Educational Consultants has been helping students successfully navigate their high school journey and reaching their highest potential. Our clients benefit from the personal relationship that they build with their primary consultant, while knowing that they have our team's depth and breadth of experiences and perspectives as well.

From freshman through senior year, the student’s choice of high school classes and extracurricular activities, along with grades and testing, can all have a significant impact on the selection of colleges and, ultimately, where the student actually goes for four years. We understand the stress, anxiety and confusion that surround the high school to college process and have the expertise to  guide your student along the college path to success. 

Our team of independent educational consultants subscribe to and are governed by the highest ethical standards in the college admissions process. We attend conferences, visit colleges, and stay abreast of changes in the college admissions industry. We do not write essays or make guarantees of acceptance to a particular school. Not only is that dishonest, it is unethical. With our guidance, the student is in the driver's seat, and we step into the role of the "project manager"...so you don't have to be the "bad guy!" 

We hold memberships to these professional organizations:

Nancy Hersman: NACAC, IECA, HECA, WACAC

Ellen Chao: NACAC, HECA, WACAC

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