college admission consulting
Beginning with her experience as a college senior interviewing prospective first year students, Whitney has spent more than two decades working with students as they make the transition from high school to college. She has worked as a college admissions officer, a high school counselor, and an independent counselor. She visits several dozen colleges each year and is always amazed by the diversity of higher education opportunities available in the United States and abroad. Whitney currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Higher Education Consultants Association. After two decades in higher education, and enjoys sharing her expertise with students and parents as families navigate the high school to college transition. She maintains a small independent practice that emphasizes communication and personal attention.
Her practice includes discussion and assistance with the following aspects of the college application process:
High School Academic Planning
Development of college list
Essay brainstorming and editing
Testing strategy and calendar
Application calendar (Early Decision, early action, and related plans)
Basic financial aid and scholarships
Whitney works primarily with students from the greater Portland, Maine and Ann Arbor, Michigan areas. However, she has consulted with families from across the United States and abroad.