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Set For College provides college advising services through workshops and private consultations. With college admissions becoming more and more competitive, it is especially important to learn what it takes to stand out in the college admissions process. Our College Advisor will review where you are in the process and your goals, and develop a plan to help you achieve them.  We will show you how to become that unique and interesting candidate colleges want to have on their campus. We also offer small group college admissions workshops focused on the most critical elements of the college search process to help students find the right college fit.

Choose from Senior & Custom Packages:

SENIOR PACKAGE: Our very comprehensive senior package includes complete application review, building/refining your college list, help selecting a major, review and critique of a limited number of essays and student's resume, interview preparation, financial aid resource, review of offers of admissions and support throughout the entire application process.

CUSTOM PACKAGE: This highly customizable package is ideal for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors and includes developing a testing and college planning timeline, building a college list, short-term and long-term academic planning, and extracurricular selection. 

FREE CONSULTATION - Call us at 214-453-1183 to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss how we might be able to help.

We also offer regular small group College Admission Workshops. Topics include (courses listed on registration page):

  • College Admissions Essay Workshop - Master the skills needed to tell your story
  • College Application - Complete Your Application in the summer of your senior year

Financial Aid Information

The FAFSA will be available on January 1. Visit www.fafsa.gov for more information. 

Useful Tools

FAFSA4caster: Want to know how much it will cost to send your student to college, then check out the FAFSA4caster at www.fafsa.gov. This will help determine your eligibility for federal financial aid.

Net Price Calculator: Every college by law is required to have a Net Price Calculator (NPC) on their website. Some are more visible than others, but if you Google the college's name plus "net price calculator" you should find it. The calculator provides an estimated "Net Price" (estimated cost of attendance minus estimated grant and scholarship aid). This tool will provide an estimate of how much aid you might be eligible to receive from the federal government and the institution. Keep in mind this is an estimate and formulas change over time.

Description of Workshops & Services

We are currently offering the following workshops:

Admissions Essay Workshop

Did you know that an outstanding personal essay could set you apart from other college applicants?  Colleges want to know why you would make a great addition to their student body, so it is important that you learn how to tell your story. What makes you unique? Learn how to write the best essays for the Common Application and scholarships. This workshop teaches you the skills to turn your essays from good into compelling so you present your thoughts with confidence and stand out from the competition. 

You will learn a proven system to brainstorm and develop your essay with ease! You will also get:

  • Keys to writing a winning essay
  • Personal Inventory
  • Get Instructor review and feedback of essay
  • Plus much more
  Admissions Essay Workshop
  HS Juniors & Seniors
Dates   3-Day Course :
[Click on "Register Now" below for current schedule]

College Application Workshop

This is an incredible opportunity to complete your application ahead of the dreaded deadline -- usually by late summer/early fall at the beginning of your senior year. 

Students will work on:

  • Common Application or Apply Texas
  • Completing their Resume/Activity Sheet
  • Finalizing a balanced college list (with safety, match, and reach colleges)
  • Get information on how to request Letter of Recommendations
  • Get general feedback
  • Learn how to manage the application timeline
  High School Seniors
Date    TBD
  Set For College
W. Plano Parkway
Plano, TX 75093