College Admissions Advice

College Planning Guide: A Roadmap for Parents

By WPCCAdmin | June 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
Road Map

We are still reeling from the “Operation Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal.  The first reaction was shock, followed closely by disbelief. As the media continues to hammer away at the story that is still sprouting ugly, far-reaching tentacles, we are amazed at the scope of the scheme and the depths, both legal and moral, to … Read more

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How to Write A Good College Essay (with Example Prompts for Practice)

By Winter Park College Consultants | May 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Few things strike more terror into a student’s heart than the thought of the college essay or personal statement. Don’t worry! With our tips, checklist, and plenty of time to practice with the prompts, you can reframe that fear into a feeling of supreme gratitude for what is actually a gift! The essay is your … Read more

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The Cost of College Conversation

By Winter Park College Consultants | April 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

How to talk to your child about the rising cost of college tuition Every parent needs to talk to their child about finances before college applications are submitted.  First, get the conversation started by going to FAFSA4Caster to calculate your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Second, google the name of the school your child is considering … Read more

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Why You Need a College Consultant

By Winter Park College Consultants | March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The truth is you may not need a college consultant! Here are three ways to approach this part of your child’s educational journey. Your child’s high school counselor can provide support for the application process, you can tackle it on your own, or you and your child can work with a professional college consultant. Why … Read more

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The Correlation Between Income Level and College Acceptance

By Winter Park College Consultants | February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
College Students with Backpacks

The Orlando Sentinel explores the connection between income level and college acceptance in Florida state schools.

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