Stressed about the college planning process?

That’s where we come in.

There are over 4,000 colleges in the U.S. alone.

The current student-to-counselor ratio in U.S. public schools is nearly 500 to 1.

Students receive an average of 38 minutes of one-on-one college counseling during their 4 years in high school. Thirty eight minutes. Total.

Considering these facts, it’s not at all surprising that the college search process is very stressful for most families. The unfortunate reality is that students are not getting the level of support and guidance that they need in an increasingly complex and competitive environment.

We believe having the right support through the admission journey will ensure a student chooses a school that is the right fit for them.

We believe that finding the right fit, both academically and socially, is critically important to a student’s success and overall happiness.

At Estrela Consulting, we offer a personalized approach to the college and school planning process. We work closely with each of our students along their journey, offering as much support and guidance as needed (after all, each student is different!).

Our highly individualized approach has helped students from around the world find the “right fit,” both academically and socially, at colleges and independent schools across the U.S. and abroad.

Someone once told us that your education is one of the few things you pay for in life that increases in value the longer you have it. Choosing a school or college is a decision not to be taken lightly and it’s certainly not an easy process to go through. When a family entrusts Estrela Consulting with guiding them through the search and application process, they will know that their journey is highly individualized based on the needs of the student.

The greatest testament to our work is not actually the list of schools to which our students have been admitted (though we think that’s pretty fantastic, too), but rather the fact that most of our client families come to us as referrals.  

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