Services & Packages


McBride College Planning offers several packages to fit student needs. Three payment plan options are available including payment by credit card.

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Basic Package (15 hours of service)

Assistance with college planning, college search, customized organizational notebook and timeline, a personalized list of your “best fit” colleges, test-taking strategies, limited essay editing and interview preparation. Some appointments will be on Skype or phone.


Comprehensive Package (25 hours of service)

All of services included in Basic Package, and additionally: career interest testing & report, a personalized website using my Custom College Plan, comprehensive help with application preparation including multiple college essay planning and editing, and hands-on assistance with applications for colleges. Includes more face-to-face appointment time, but some appointments will be on Skype or phone.


Specialized Package (30 hours of service)

All of services included in Comprehensive Package, and in addition: assistance in preparing portfolios, audition applications, and assistance meeting other additional requirements and preparing supplementary materials for selective programs. Appropriate for design and visual arts program applicants, and performing arts applicants requiring auditions.


Transfer Student or Re-entry Package (15 hours of service)

Package focused on the needs of a transfer college student or student who is ready to re- enter college after an absence. Services are more focused on the college major program in the college search.


Hourly Consulting and Assistance

My services are available at an hourly rate for those desiring limited assistance with a specific part of the college planning and application process.