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Maria D.

College Admissions and Applications, College Essays, College Lists

San Francisco, CA (94127)

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I offer college counseling services to meet the needs of a variety of students.I work one-on-one with students to create a balanced list of "best-fit" Safety, Match, and Reach colleges, essay brainstorming and editing, resume development, and application assistance. I work with all types of students, including with student-athletes, LD Students, and First-Generation Students.

I am also a College Mentor at Mission Graduates' College-Connect, a non-profit organization that provides college counseling and mentoring to first-generation, underserved high school students in San Francisco's Mission District. As a College Mentor, I work with students on essays, personal statements, and guide them in creating their college lists. I also teach them how to research and learn more about colleges.

I have specialized certificate in College Counseling from the University of California, Irvine, and am a member of the Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC). I regularly attend conferences and speaking engagements on all aspects of college admissions. I enjoy visiting and touring college campuses to keep current on college admissions practices.

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Maria’s subjects

SAT Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:

College Counseling

I have a certificate in College Counseling from the University of California at Irvine. Coursework included the following courses: Principles of Educational Consulting, Navigating Financial Aid, College Admissions Consulting Resources, Developing an Independent Educational Consulting Business, American College Consulting for International Students, and Working with Students with Learning Differences. I work as a volunteer college counselor in San Francisco, assisting students weekly with college essays and personal statements, college research, and preparing balanced college lists.

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University of Vermont (Consumer Economics)

UC Irvine - College Counseling Certificate Program (Other)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Maria will travel within 20 miles of San Francisco, CA 94127.

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