Choosing a college…
We are a team of professional, independent counselors serving Maryland, Delaware and beyond in the college selection and admission process. In the 16 years that we have been serving Delmarva, CPC students have gained admission in 369 different colleges in 41 states and the District of Columbia.
The Right College Choice Takes Planning.
It is more than grades and SAT scores… a lot more. Why do some students change colleges or leave never to return? It very well may be that the college they chose, in some way, did not fit them and what they needed.
Size, location, courses, programs, environment, activities, sports… one size does not fit all. There are over 2,500 colleges and universities in this country alone and over the years the process has become more confusing and intimidating for both students and parents.
As experts in the college admission process, we are your student’s personal counselor and college selection coach. Our process begins with our getting to know the student as a person outside of the classroom. We employ personality attitude and interest testing to individualize each student’s search.
Parents understand their needs and have the choice of selecting services. Coordinating college visits, preparing the student for interviews, brainstorming for the all-important essays, assembling applications to meet the varied deadlines, and helping you understand college financial aid are all a part of what we do. We are here as you need us; helping you through every single step or being on-call for help and advice when you need and want it.
Our counselors travel to many colleges throughout the year talking with college admissions. We strive to keep up with the latest college application requirements. Visiting allows us to see the best and lesser attractive attributes of a campus, keep current with new programs/majors, and open up lines of communication with admission counselors. It is as equally important for students and their families to visit schools they are considering attending. Part of our service is to help arrange for those most important visits and interviews.
Read about our recent trips ... click on our College Visits tab.
Reduce Anxiety… Define Student Interests…Explore College Options…
Our Junior Starter Package is as easy as 1,2,3
- Step 1: Come in for a 1½ hour personal interview; a review of the student’s high school progress and SAT/ACT testing; activity resume help; an explanation of the timeline.
- Step 2: We send the student home with 3 evaluative inventories (personality, self-reflective, and educational career surveys) to complete and mail back to us.
- Step 3; We meet again for an hour long follow-up visit where the family receives a written, professional report which includes inventory interpretations and a list of colleges personally suited for the student.
Call to schedule your appointment 410-822-4500
Besides college counseling we offer individual tutoring for students in grades K-12, along with SSAT, ACT, and SAT tutoring. We also have an Educational Therapist on staff. Need help? Call today. 410-822-4500
Thank you so much for everything you've done over the past couple of years! You were a big help in preparing me for college and in making the final decision... I don't know how I could have done it without you...
--Rose, Wittman, Md.
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