Benjamin Franklin may have said it best: "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail." If you are bound for college, you will need to prepare for the SAT or the ACT. All students need to know how to maximize their performance on these high-stakes tests. A small investment of time and effort into personalized test prep tutoring can pay off by helping to boost test scores and broaden options for college admission and scholarships as well. Again, services are individualized to suit each student’s strengths, weaknesses, goals, and needs.
College is an excellent investment in your future, but getting there isn’t always easy. Gateways to College simplifies the process by helping college-bound high schoolers and their families find the best college to fit their needs. We will help you select colleges to apply to, prepare and edit applications and essays, and keep you on top of those daunting deadlines.
Finding your best-fit college comes first from understanding who you are as an individual human being. At Gateways to College, we provide a wealth of services and assessments, such as interest and aptitude inventories, college finders and data resources, the Myers-Briggs Personality Assessment, the StrengthsFinder Assessment, curriculum planning, and much more.
Gateways to College offers hourly rates for tutoring and consulting as well as several economical tutoring and/or consulting packages to walk you through the entire process. After-school, evening, and weekend hours are readily available.
Many colleges are now requiring or recommending a personal interview as part of the admission assessment. While communicating your best and most authentic self, you also need to show the interviewers that you are just who they are looking for. Before you go in to any interview, we will fine-tune your interviewing skills, rehearse answers to common questions, give you as much practice as you need, and make sure that you make the best impression every time.
The College Essay is a critical part of the application process. At Gateways to College, we specialize is helping you to find your voice and to write the essay that captures your most amazing self! Essays must show who you ARE, not just what you’ve done, and we can help make that process painless and fun.
Whether you're applying for college, looking towards graduate school, applying for a scholarship or internship, or preparing to enter the workplace, you need a resume made to impress anyone with your skills and qualifications. Gateways to College knows just how to help you draft and perfect your resume for any need and application.