Comprehensive College Consulting Program

Initial Meeting

Complimentary introductory meeting (in person or via phone/Zoom) 30 minutes

Comprehensive College Consulting Program

Covering the entire college search and application process, we develop an overall
strategy to maximize a student’s candidacy and leverage their passion for dance or theatre.

We work with most students on a comprehensive basis, beginning in their Sophomore or Junior year of High school.

Planning includes:

  • Educate your family about all elements of the performing arts search and application process
  • Explore  BA/liberal arts and BFA/conservatory options
  • High school transcript review and strategic course selection
  • Extracurricular and summer activity planning
  • Standardized testing (SAT/ACT) guidance
  • Advice on  teacher recommendation letters
  • Plan college visits, provide checklists to plan and evaluate colleges, provide key questions asked by dance or theatre departments
  • Guidance on maximizing “demonstrated interest”
  • Compile balanced list of best fit schools based on academic, performing and cultural fit
  • Provide comparative spreadsheets to assess academic and arts components
  • Discuss college cost, financial aid and artistic/talent/merit scholarships
  • Interactive College planning portal available to families at all steps of the process, customized for our students to include dance and theatre college tips

Application preparation includes:

  • Review all components of Common App and UC App with student and support effective completion
  • Application guidance, support and review
  • Essay guidance and support for Common App essay/personal statement, college specific supplemental essays plus arts supplemental essays. ….Brainstorming through editing ensures the student is presenting their unique attributes in the most effective and engaging way to admissions
  • Editing activities resume
  • Editing performing arts resume artist statements
  • Planning arts pre-screens arts supplements
  • Guidance in producing supplemental arts uploads on platforms connected to the Common App
  • Interview : coaching for general interviews and questions at dance and theatre auditions
  • We partner with dance and theatre college professionals, to prepare for your audition, if desired