Why Hire an Independent Educational Consultant

An independent educational consultant is a valuable resource for students and families as they begin to plan for college. Deciding to add the knowledge and skills of an experienced professional can provide the following advantages:
  • Adds clarity and focus to the college search.
  • Offers individual attention that supplements school based counseling.
  • Brings objectivity to discussions of educational goals and choices.
  • Creates a customized plan of action for the student.
  • Provides first-hand knowledge of colleges from frequent visits and contact with admissions staff.
  • Identifies colleges that are the right fit for the student.
  • Characterizes colleges by their ability to offer merit aid and financial aid.
  • Fosters student self-awareness and self-confidence.
  • Reduces stress and helps maintain family relationships.
  • Establishes timelines and keeps things organized.



Vater College Advising, LLC

Pittsburgh, PA
Phone: 412-207-2162

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