Educaational Consultant jobs have been having rapid increase and job growth in areas of working with special needs students and college placement. Many consultants have a expertise or area which they have direct knowledge or expertise. Educational consultants can provide several helpful services for families throughout the admissions process. By working with the student and their family, consultants can:
Educational Consultants develop an admission plan and schedule
Evaluate the student’s abilities / interests and help arrange for any necessary testing
Provide a recommended list of schools where the student would likely thrive and also have a reasonable chance of acceptance Offer guidance in avoiding common mistakes in the application / interview process
Advocate for the student throughout the admission process
A consultant can help families navigate confidently through the details of the admissions process, and save them a significant amount of time. More importantly, a consultant can help increase the likelihood of a successful school search. A consultant’s knowledge of boarding schools and the type of students they seek can help families identify several schools that are both appropriate and potentially reachable for the student. Consultants also typically write an additional letter of recommendation on behalf of the student which helps admissions officers further evaluate the student’s application.
Consultants are professionals who charge families for their services. They do not receive any compensation from schools or programs. Fees for educational consultants vary, depending on the level of services requested and the consultant in question. Please contact consultants in our directory for more specific details