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College Applications & Admissions

A well-planned college list and carefully developed college application can make all the difference in college admissions outcomes. We realize that the college application process can be a stressful time for both students and families. Therefore, we follow our proven methods to calmly and supportively guide students and their families through the application process, while sharing key insights into each aspect of the process.

We recommend starting as early as possible in the junior year because there is a lot that can be done during that year, which will reduce the pressure on the summer and fall of senior year.

Regardless of your academic achievement or extracurricular involvement, Capstone counselors are happy to help you navigate the college admissions process and find the right college for you. You don't have to have an A or B grade average to find a great college where you'll fit in and excel. If you have concerns that your high school GPA or extracurricular involvement may be too low, please reach out through our free consultation form so we can answer your questions about how we can help you make progress towards your college goals.

Consulting Services

We provide students with guidance on every aspect of the application process:

  • College list development
  • Demonstrating interest
  • Test planning and preparation strategies
  • Letters of recommendation
  • The résumé
  • Application essays and other writing sections
  • Financial aid strategies
  • Interview preparation
  • Completing the applications
  • Application strategies and review
  • Admissions decisions
  • Preparing for orientation and college

Team Approach

We have built the Capstone team with professionals who are experts in their fields. Our team includes professional college admissions consultants with many years of experience who understand the importance of professional development to keep up with this constantly changing field. Our team includes essay specialists who are professional writers and writing coaches and have years of experience guiding students in their writing. Our team includes client experience management staff who are here to answer questions and support students and their families throughout the process.

Our goal is to help every student matriculate to a college that is a great fit for them through a process that supports, educates and empowers the student.