College Application Season Starts…. NOW!

Rising seniors, gain a strategic advantage in your college applications with our summer specials.

To: Parents of Rising Seniors

Subject: Class of 2021- Summer Specials 

From: The Office of Bright Futures Consulting

The global pandemic has thrown off college planning for many students and their families. We’ve heard from many who feel “late to the party” and overwhelmed with so many changes to admission policies this year. Now that the school year has wrapped up, it’s time to focus attention and energy on college applications. 

Thankfully, Bright Futures has expanded our team of consultants over the past year to better serve you by doing the heavy lifting. 

If you are uncertain on how to navigate this upcoming application season and prepare your college-bound teenager for their next steps, contact us and let’s get started.

Our process always starts by evaluating what your student’s strengths, needs and interests are. Then we build a strategic plan built around them and their goals. Browse this season’s offers below to set your student up for success this summer and beyond.

Bright Futures Summer Specials For Rising Seniors

Limited Time Offer

2020 Summer Advantage Package ($3,500)

For a limited time during the summer of 2020, we are offering a Summer Advantage Package. The Summer Advantage Package helps students emerge at the end of summer having completed the cornerstones of the application process, as well as a strategic and customized action plan for the remaining requirements of the application season. Plus, they’ll receive a greater perspective of their interests, strengths, and needs which will enhance their senior year and upcoming college transition. This package includes…

  • Birkman Strengths, Needs, and Interests Assessment PLUS a 90-minute session to review results and explore potential careers
  • Customized College List that encompasses multiple factors including academic and cultural fit, financial and merit aid positioning, and is targeted to the student’s goals and interests
  • Campus Visiting Resources and Advising so your student can make a thoughtful and informed decision
  • One-on-One Essay Support at each stage of the writing process from brainstorming and draft creation to revision
  • Extracurricular Guidance to strategically select summer activities suited to your student and their goals
  • Customized Application Strategy to help empower students to successfully manage their goals and track their college application progress

Students in the Summer Advantage Package receive unlimited entry into our Birkman Major & Career Workshop (a $150 value), our Essay Boot Camp (a $699 value), our Application Workshop (a $449 value), and our Senior Send-Off Workshop. Enrollment closes on June 15, 2020. Services available until September 1, 2020.

2020 Senior Rush Package ($4,000)

Rising Seniors… Start your engines! Our high-demand Senior Rush Package is back and open for registration. Beginning August 1, new seniors in a rush will receive expedited guidance through the college application season. As with all our services, we start with understanding your student’s strengths, needs, and interests. Then we create a tailored plan to meet their goals. This package includes:

  • Birkman Strengths, Needs, and Interests Assessment PLUS a 90-minute session to review results and explore potential careers
  • Customized College List that encompasses multiple factors including academic and cultural fit, financial and merit aid positioning, and is targeted to the student’s goals and interests
  • Campus Visiting Resources and Advising so your student can make a thoughtful and informed decision
  • One-on-One Essay Support at each stage of the writing process from brainstorming and draft creation to revision
  • Application Strategy and Personalized Timeline to help empower your student to successfully manage their goals and track their college application progress
  • Project Management for Up to 6 Colleges, which includes expert guidance on application requirements, application supplements, and interview support

Students in the Senior Rush Package receive unlimited entry into our Birkman Major & Career Workshop (a $150 value), our Essay Boot Camp (a $699 value), our Application Workshop (a $449 value), and our Senior Send-Off Workshop.  Services begin August 1, 2020.

Our consultants intentionally maintain a small caseload to give enough attention to each student; therefore, there is a limited number of seats for this offer. Make sure your senior gets the support they need by reserving your spot today!

Which Package is Right for My Rising Senior?

 Identify your student’s needs, and learn which packages suit those needs.

For Students Getting a Headstart Over Their Peers

The Summer Advantage Package is a good fit for students who want to get a headstart on the college application process. They will benefit from an entire summer of expert guidance and support, which culminate in a… 

  • Completed college application
  • Well-written essay
  • Customized college list
  • Strategic application plan
  • Informed perspective of themselves and their goals 

Then they can begin their senior year with the confidence and knowledge needed to complete and submit the supplemental application requirements, such as recommendation letters, test scores, and transcripts, independently.

For Rising Seniors Preparing to Apply for College This Fall

The Senior Rush Package is for students who have yet to begin working on college applications and are looking for expert guidance, especially for the more time-sensitive and cumbersome parts of the application process. Students will work with their Bright Futures Counselor starting August to strategize their approach to all aspects of the application process for select schools, including career exploration, primary application components, and supplemental requirements. 

With the help of their Bright Futures Counselor, they will follow through on their strategic plan during the first part of senior year and submit their completed applications in a timely manner.

Summer Application & Essay Workshops

Keep your student’s summer productive through our workshops and camps. 

Summer Essay Boot Camp

Avoid last-minute scrambling to piece together essays by getting them done ahead of time. Your student will come out of this expertly guided camp with a thoughtful and competitive admissions essay, ready to submit for fall deadlines. 

What: 2 or 4-day workshops with 8 hours of Essay Consultation

Price: $699 per camp

Summer Application Workshop

Acceptance rates at many colleges are falling, making admission increasingly competitive. Your student’s application must shine! In this workshop, your student will receive step-by-step guidance on their applications from Bright Futures experts to learn how to capitalize on their strengths and stand out from the competition.

What: 7 Hours of Application Consultation

Price: $449 per camp

Join us this Summer!

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