Pre-College Planning engagement
- Customized internationalization of high school and university curriculum through the integration of study abroad, gap-year, service-learning opportunities and internship placement in the Caribbean region: Jamaica, Grenada, Puerto Rico, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom: England and Scotland and Egypt
- Customized Faculty-Led Study abroad programs to Jamaica, Grenada, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingston: England and Scotland and Egypt
- Customized college success curriculum development, including year-round online and regional programming
- Customized mentoring and leadership conference
Designed for students in 8th grade and above, parents and students work with a consultant to construct the strongest possible strategic plan that truly reflects each student’s academic strengths, interests and personality.
Comprehensive College Consulting Package
Our most popular package and the best value! The goal of comprehensive advising is to assist students to identify, apply and gain admission and financials aid at colleges that are the right fit for them. Students may begin this process with an Inner Visions educational consultant as early as 8th grade and select from a menu of services that included pre-college planning, selection of colleges that are appropriate targets for the student, guidance through the admission process, scholarship and financial aid assistance, and help with decision-making related to choosing the college to attend. Students receive 40-60 hours of coaching, based on their needs and desires. Coaching may be performed face-to-face, by phone, by Skype and/or via email. Most consultation sessions uses a mix of all of these communication methods.
College List Package
Student and Parents will complete Inner Visions International, Inc. Student Intake Form
in advance, then student and parents will meet with a consultant for a 90 minutes interview. During the face-to-face meeting they will review high school transcript, academic plan, test scores, extracurricular activities and community service/work activities. Goals for the student’s college experience and the family’s financial goals related to need and merit aid will be discussed. Next the student will meet with the Inner Visions International consultant for a 60 minute session related to college preference. After the session, IVI consultant will complete and initial list of 15 colleges that meet the agreed-upon criteria. At a third 60 minute session/meeting with the student and parents, we will review the suggested college list. Based on feedback at the meeting the college consultant may send a revised list to student and parents. Students will be provided with a list of research resources to assist in further narrowing the list and will then be responsible for completing the application process on their own or with their high school counselor.
Career and Major Exploration, Job Shadow, and Summer Enrichment Exploration Package
In three one hour sessions students will take interest, skills and value assessments, watch online videos of people in suggested careers, discover resources for understanding the job market and what majors prepare students for various careers, decide on appropriate job shadows to seek and make a plan about how to use academic and summer break well.
Common Application Package
A one week intensive camp (TBA) in which students fill out the Common Application, including completion of a polished personal statement, resume, request letters to recommenders and have a practice admission interview.
Common Application Essay Package
Students will complete the IVI essay brainstorm sheet before meeting with an IVI consultant for a 90 minute session that will include a review of the brainstorm sheet, essay tips and agreement on at least three topic possibilities for the Common Application personal statement. Electronic follow-up includes up to three revisions of the personal statement via email. Additional guidance with supplemental essays may be purchased separately at our hourly rates.
Group Common Application Essay Package
Complete you Common Application Personal Statement while having a support group of friends with you. The small group that you create meets in persona with an IVI consultant for two-hour brainstorm session and each participant get individual electronic follow-up that includes up to three revisions each of the Personal Essay via email.
Application Review Package
Want an expert opinion on your application? Students with a complete Common Application including up to five supplements will receive a line-by-line review and in-person suggestions for improvement. Package included one 90 minute review session with the student, and written follow-up with improvement suggestions. Please note that the appropriateness of the college list will not be covered in this review session.
Mock Interview – Admission counselor and/or Alumni
Receive advance guidance in preparing an academic resume, have a 60 minute practice interview session feedback, learn storytelling techniques, prepare questions to ask your interviewer, craft improved responses and practice on your own, and return for a second 60 minute practice interview.
If you are contemplating transferring from one higher education institution to another, you are not alone. Approximately, one-third of all US students transfer ever year. It is important to know what schools are looking for in a transfer applicant, and you need to know if your credits will transfer.
Access to Inner Visions consultants on an as-needed basis. You set the agenda, so whether you need assistance deciding which admission plan execute, how to incorporate a gap-year option, want to know about the culture at a specific school and the surrounding town and/or region, resume development and revision, mock interview and more. The hourly consultation is an opportunity to get a better insight into your specific questions and/or concerns.
Note: Clients can purchase services at an hourly rate or choose from our comprehensive consulting packages. In addition, flexible payment and discounting opportunities are available for consulting packages.
Families who purchase consulting packages for than one child will maximize their value through long-term support and price discount.
Although Inner Visions International, Inc. cannot guarantee admission to specific institution of higher learning, Inner Visions Int. does promise to provide professional and comprehensive services that are supportive to students and early career professions, and give them a comprehensive advantage.