Dr. Pamela wants to help your teen find the college that feels like home.
Interested in learning more about Compass and how we can partner with you to achieve the educational vision for your teen?
Where are you starting your college process?
I have a middle schooler.
I have a freshman in high school.
I have a sophomore or junior.
The Education Doctor Curriculum
College Planning, Admissions Assistance & Counseling
Intake and Needs AssessmentWe begin with getting to know the family first, then jump-starting the admissions process. Includes self-assessments, college/career inventories and test planning.
List DevelopmentWe coach and guide the student on developing a college list based on academic, social and financial fit. All students and parents have access to our online Student Portal to find out how ALL applicants got in, get inside scoop on campus social life, and stay organized with calendar and text reminders
Application and AidWe coach for success on all the details of distinguishing the student’s portfolio and helping them submit a winning application. Includes our signature essay writing program.
Transition to CollegeWe support the student as they launch into Freshman year with decision-making tools.
NetworkedWe stay connected with our students and parents during Freshman year to ensure a successful transition and offer career support. Students can connect to our global network for future success!
What Families Need to Know About . . .
- 9th grade – Self-awareness 25%
- 10th grade – Exploration 50%
- 11th grade – Discovery 75%
- 12th grade – Application and launch 100%
Frequently Asked Questions
We talk to students and parents everyday (and love it!). Here are three of our most frequently asked questions about our services and general college admissions. Please see more FAQs here.
What services do you offer?
When should we start thinking about college?
What matters for getting into college?
- Rigor of high school curriculum
- Test scores (if college is not ‘test-optional’)
- Well-written, authentic essays
- Strong teacher recommendations (must be from English, Foreign Language, Math, Science or Social Studies teachers)
Colleges do vary in terms of the factors they emphasize in the admissions decision. You may review their website for more details.