Turning High School Students Into College Freshmen
Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid when Applying to College
Increase Your Chance of College Admission
Does this guide really work? Yes - I've helped numerous students avoid costly mistakes, which can derail the college application process before it even begins!
Linda Dennis, M.A. is the Founder of iCollege Consulting, a boutique consulting firm that helps high school students navigate the college planning and application process in order to recognize their dreams of attending college. As an inspiring and in-demand counselor, trainer, and coach, Linda has taught students of all academic abilities through a unique framework to strategize and create college plans that produce results.
Linda found her passion and life’s work in the field of college consulting - a perfect blend of her interpersonal and analytical skills. As a former high school college counselor and private consultant, Linda’s depth of knowledge and expertise has been highly praised by former students and families alike. She holds a Certificate in Independent Educational Consulting from the University of California at Irvine, a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Phillips Graduate Institute and a Bachelor’s Degree from the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.
“Linda Dennis took the time to get to know our son, his interests and to provide recommendations for great colleges that met his needs and ones that we would not have found on our own. She was caring, flexible and responsive. We found the perfect place and our son is happy and performing well in his new environment. I highly recommend Linda Dennis and iCollege Consulting.”
“Thank you so, so much for assisting me in the craziness of the college process. This is an important decision for me and I am infinitely grateful that you stuck with me through all of it. I will always appreciate all of your time, suggestions, and advice.”
“Linda is highly intelligent and very resourceful. She has been highly professional at every stage of the application process. I cannot emphasize enough how helpful she has been in choosing appropriate colleges and making sure that we followed through with what was required during all stages of the application process. Working with Linda has been a pleasure. She has my highest recommendation.”
"Linda Dennis was phenomenal in assisting me in my college progress. She was very knowledgeable, creative, and effective. Linda Identified the schools that were perfect choices for my interests and helped me achieve my goals in order to gain admissions. I am most appreciative and would highly recommend Linda Dennis in her college counseling services.
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Knowing what to do and
when can change
the trajectory of
your teen's college future
Get step-by-step instructions and spreadsheets to guide your teen through the college application process. Not understanding the process leaves most teens in a state of overwhelm and anxiety, producing less than optimal results. Since there are no practice rounds when applying to college, you have to get it right the first time. Knowing what to do and when can make all the difference.
Don't Know Where
to Apply to College?
A serious problem requiring a
Get step-by-step instructions on how to build a list of colleges that make sense in terms of a student's academic history and accomplishments, career interests, family's ability to pay, and specific interest in a college's culture and environment.
Choosing the wrong college can result in not graduating, acquiring debt with no degree to show for it, general disappointment and unhappiness, and a severe setback to career and personal aspirations.
Getting your list right the first time can provide a student with many college options where he or she will have the chance to flourish and move forward toward success.
Concierge College Counseling
A full service, individualized
counseling, and coaching
At this level of service, I provide the student with individualized instruction and coaching through every step of the college planning and application process. My goal is for the student to have several college choices of which he or she would be excited to attend and that meets the academic, social, and financial needs of the student.