Analysis on individual’s strengths and interests Kick start on college essays and review/rewriting them. Make a long list of and a short list of colleges that have overlapping interests of the students. Find the colleges that best fit for the students’ needs and interests. Arrange campus visits and interviews. Prepare and coach students for interviews that will produce the best outcome. Compare and make a detailed study of the programs (majors & minors) that colleges offer Find the colleges that offer the best financial structure for the students. Plan for the graduate schools.