Right Fit College Decision College Admissions Counseling--Pacific Palisades, CA

Karen Scott Goldberg



Right Fit Services for High School Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors:

  • Initial and ongoing review of high school transcripts, standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Test, and PSAT), and extracurricular activities and interests.
  • Assistance with high school course selection, homework and activity time management, summer opportunities and enrichment.
  • Preliminary guidance on SAT and ACT preparation, and discussion of how the tests are used in the college admission process.
  • Assessment of your particular high school’s resources and how best to make use of them.
  • Suggestions for pursuing opportunities outside of your high school.
  • Assistance with applications to summer programs, contests, and internships as appropriate.
  • For students interested in athletic recruitment, assistance with contacting college coaches.
  • Initial development of list of colleges to research and visit.
  • Advice about how to make the most of your college visits.

Right Fit Services for High School Seniors:

  • Review of high school transcripts, standardized test scores (SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Test), and extracurricular activities and interests.
  • Development of list of prospective colleges in the course of in-depth discussions about your desires, accomplishments, and goals.
  • Assistance with senior year course selection, with an eye to your current college aspirations; homework and activity time management guidance.
  • Discussion of if, where, and how to apply “early” to a college.
  • Careful review of admission requirements at each college to which you are applying; development of timetable for completing application components.
  • Essay topic brainstorming.
  • Review and editing of multiple essay drafts, including detailed feedback that improves both the quality of the writing and how well the essays convey your personality.
  • Interview guidance.
  • Assistance with navigating being “deferred” in a college’s early applicant pool.
  • Assistance with navigating being placed on a college’s waitlist.