Private Consultation with Dr. Bernstein
Get your questions answered by an expert and receive a customized action plan that prepares you to succeed in the college admissions process and helps you excel in high school.Expect to have an interesting, eye-opening discussion that leaves you feeling excited and empowered.
Consultations are designed for students in 9th through 12th grade (as well as for their parents).
I work with public, private, and homeschooled students from all over the United States and support international students. Our consultation can take place online, on the phone, or in person (if you live near Syracuse, NY or are willing to travel here).
Private consultations are excellent for those of you who want to receive a single blast of useful information or to see what it is like to work with me on a one-on-one basis before joining the comprehensive Get Yourself Into College™ program. During our 60-minute session, I share with you as many insights and strategies as I can.We might need to devote an entire session to one key issue, or we might be able to address a number of questions. It all depends on your needs and situation.
I can help you. . .
Cut through your confusion about the college preparation and admissions process
Clarify your interests, strengths, and weaknesses so that you can build upon and improve them in meaningful ways that energize you and make you stand out
Identify which classes you should (or should not) be taking and create a challenging academic experience for yourself (in school and beyond)
Develop authentic ways of helping your teachers and guidance counselor get to know you so that they can write you excellent letters of recommendation
Find great summer programs and develop your own specialized projects
Figure out strategies for making positive contributions to your classes and extracurricular activities
Overcome academic setbacks and the feeling of being overwhelmed so that you can get yourself back on track
Maximize your campus visits
Prepare for alumni interviews
Strengthen a particular part of your college application
Determine what you should write about in your main application essay and/or your supplemental essays for specific colleges
THESE ARE JUST SOME OF THE ISSUES WE CAN FOCUS ON DURING OUR SESSION.
Your session is completely customized and focused on your specific questions and concerns.
Immediately after paying for your consultation, you’ll receive a form to fill out and submit to me prior to our session. I spend at least 30 minutes reviewing your material.
You’ll also receive a link to my online calendar, which makes it easy to book your online, phone, or in-person session with me.
Both students and parents are welcome to participate in the session.
Consultations are $375.
If you decide that you want to receive more help from me, I will give you a special $50 credit that you can apply to the online Get Yourself Into College program™ or a $100 credit that you can use for the comprehensive program, which includes additional private sessions with me.
Just FYI, the 60 minutes of our private consultation is 100% focused on answering your questions and providing you with expert guidance.
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Get Yourself Into College™ for Juniors and Seniors
The Get Yourself Into College™ program gives you the step-by-step blueprint and expert guidance you need to increase your chances of earning admission to the right schools.
I reveal what really matters to admissions officers (and why these things matter to them); teach you strategies for creating a cohesive, exciting, and authentic application package that distinguishes you from the thousands of other students vying for admission; and grant you access to lots of case studies to get your creative juices pumping.
Get Yourself Into College™ for Freshmen and Sophomores
The strategic mentoring you receive in the Get Yourself Into College™ program helps you establish a very strong foundation during your first two years in high school.You learn strategies for taking the initiative and becoming an active participant in shaping your education, tapping into your potential, stretching past your limitations, and taking creative action on your interests. Along the way, I teach you my insider strategies for building meaningful connections with your teachers and guidance counselor, standing out in your classes, and making sure you have access to the kinds of educational and extracurricular opportunities that will eventually give you a competitive edge in the college admissions process.
This program is only available to a select group of students. CLICK HERE to schedule a free 20-minute Discovery Session so that we can get to know each other and see if we’re a good fit.
Dr. Bernstein is amazing! She knows how the system works and how to best present oneself to admissions officers. I highly recommend her to any student, even the more aggressive or independent ones.