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Teamwork Prepares Your Student For Success

Our work together is centered on providing your child as many strong options as possible for their path to and through college.

Your child will benefit from my proprietary information sheets and worksheets that will help your student navigate each step of the process with ease. Every student is different, so our time together will be spent in areas where your child needs the most help to ensure strong applications.

You and your child will be able to contact me via phone, text, and email so that you have quick access to answers as questions arise about the process. I know that nothing is worse than a night of worry when a quick answer is all that is needed to relieve your concerns.

Steps in the Process

I will guide your student through the following milestones in the process – tailoring each step to their unique needs. Since I limit my practice to 14 seniors each year, we will have the leisure to spend as much time as needed on each step so that your student has a strong foundation for their college applications.

Some students know without a doubt the career of their dreams; others are still exploring. Guess what, there is no “right” place for a student to be while still in high school. I will meet your student where they are and spend as much time as they need to review and consider careers and majors that will feed their passion and play to their strengths. This process will help your student apply with purpose and intentionality as they approach their college application cycle.

College Consulting Packages

I offer several ways for us to work together as your child prepares for college. Each package is highly customizable to provide your child the services they need to succeed.

Did You Know?

  • There are 3,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. alone.

  • The average number of students assigned to a high school counselor is 482 across the U.S.

  • High school students receive less than 40 minutes of one-on-one college counseling throughout their entire 4 years of high school.

  • College tuition has risen dramatically in the past two decades: private colleges have seen a 144% increase, out-of-state tuition at public universities has risen 171%, and in-state tuition has jumped 211%.

  • On average, college applications rose 11% across the nation in the 2020 admissions cycle with some colleges seeing increases as high as 42%.

I research the latest information available about college admissions and provide my families focused, expert admissions consulting tailored specifically to the needs of their student.

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Bell & Arch offers full-service college admissions advising meeting the needs of students locally in Florida including Sarasota, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Fort Myers, Venice, and Naples, and nationally through virtual meetings.

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Bell & Arch Consulting, LLC will make every good faith effort to find a suitable college placement for the student. However, results cannot be guaranteed.