I work one-on-one with students, grades 8-12, guiding them through the practical elements of their applications while helping them articulate what they're really looking for in a college match.

Complete Admissions Program
  • Geared for students grades 11-12

  • Assistance with application process for up to 8 or up to 12 North American college applications (applications may be added for an additional fee)

  • Create a custom timeline and strategy to improve chances of admission

  • Develop a testing plan for SAT or ACT, AP/IB exams, SAT subject tests, and TOEFL if necessary

  • Discuss and develop extracurricular and summer activities

  • Conduct thoughtful college search, including identifying and researching potential college matches and creating a balanced college list

  • Brainstorm and edit college essays

  • Review college applications

  • Manage deadlines and submission of applications

  • Access to Rebecca via email and phone between meetings

  • Access to Custom College Plan, an online project management system that allows counselors and students to organize and manage the college application process

Foundations Program
  • Designed for students grades 8-10 to provide a roadmap for their high school timeline

  • Regular one-on-one meetings, with access to Rebecca as your counselor via email and phone between meetings

  • Plan and select courses and activities that lay the foundation for a competitive college application

  • Create a timeline for testing and a decision on ACT/SAT and subject tests

  • Discuss college visits

  • Help plan and apply to summer programs

  • Students get more practice writing and reflecting about themselves

  • Develop key study skills that help shape the student's sense of self by encouraging curiosity and initiative

Hourly Meetings
  • This program is a fit for families who want a consultant to help with specific parts of the college application process

  • Families are charged in 15-minute increments for time spent with Rebecca in meetings, on the phone, answering questions via email, or reviewing applications

  • Appointments and scheduling subject to counselor availability

Essay Help

Essay Package Includes:

  • A brainstorming session to help students find their best stories and their strongest personal statement

  • Two rounds of content feedback

  • A final proof from our professional editing team

Essay Package Lite Includes:

  • One round of content feedback on the student’s existing essay

  • A final proof from our professional editing team

Putter Academic & College Experts (PACE), LLC