If you would like to schedule a college coaching session I would be happy to meet with you. I've been doing this work for over 20 years and love working with families. Here are the services I offer:

  • Course selection from 8th grade up to 11th

  • Assessments (colleges, careers, college majors)

  • Campus visit planning and recommendations

  • Common App extracurricular activities

  • Preparation of a comprehensive “Brag Sheet” for counselor and teachers

  • Strategy for requesting Letters of Recommendation

  • Strategy for demonstrated interest

  • Essay Brainstorming

  • Essay Editing

  • Application Review

  • Interview preparation

  • Scholarship essay brainstorming and review

  • Specialized strategy sessions for individual situations

If you want to set up a "get to know you meeting" click here.

The average cost for my services for juniors is about $1750 unless they are applying to a lot of schools and need extensive support. More schools means more essays and those require time.  I only bill by the hour and, after doing this for 20 years, I am exceptionally efficient.  

Here are my rates:

15 minutes - 81.25

30 minutes - 162.50

45 minutes - 243.50

60 minutes  325 

Please sign up to meet here:

15, 30 or 45 min
https://calendly.com/kristinhiemstra/college-coaching-call

60 min 

https://calendly.com/kristinhiemstra/collegecoaching

Maximize admissions opportunities, get organized, and reduce stress

Essay help, admissions strategy, college match identification, and application support that leads to success

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What is the advantage of a college coach?

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Unless you have a lot of extra time to research colleges, stay abreast of admission changes, ensure each piece of paper is submitted, and figure out how the admission process works, you can miss out on many opportunities and stress yourself out.  For most students, the application process is much more complex than it used to be and navigating it while taking rigorous courses is overwhelming. 

A good college coach makes the process manageable, ensures the essays and application are solid, and works with the student for maximum opportunities.

 
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Sample list of TAP client recent acceptances 
Barnard
Columbia
UNC - Chapel Hill
Duke
Princeton
Elon
Bryn Mawr
NC State
UC - Santa Barbara
Smith
Northeastern
Middlebury 
Wake Forest
LIU - Global
Harvard
Univ. of Virginia
Cornell
UC - Berkeley
Univ. of Georgia
Univ. of South Carolina
Emerson
New York University
Sarah Lawerence 
Univ. of Tennessee
Univ. of Michigan
UNC - Wilmington
Yale
Tulane
FOR CURRENT CLIENTS