Do You Have the CAPITAL to Get Accepted to the Best Colleges?

Getting accepted to highly-selective colleges requires more than intelligence, talent, hard work, luck, and money; it requires strategic early college planning to create CAPITAL.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Feb. 23, 2014 - PRLog -- Selective College Acceptance Counseling (SCAC) believes that EVERY student has the potential to get accepted to his or her dream college regardless of selectivity IF he or she will take the steps to discover and cultivate his or her potential in middle and high school.  Seven things are required of students who are determined to make a place for themselves at the best colleges in the US. These are represented by the acronym: CAPITAL.

Career-related experiences: Job shadows, internships, volunteer work

Academic Record: Strong grades in a RIGOROUS course of study

Passion: Demonstrated through focused activities

Interest:Demonstrated through college visits, interviews, and pre-college programs

Test Scores: SAT or ACT in target percentile

Application: Resume, essays, supplemental writing, and recommendations

Leadership: Increasing responsibility in school clubs, sports, or community groups

Selective College Acceptance Counseling inspires kids to greatness by guiding them through a process of self-discovery and personal development, which enables them to recognize their unique strengths and realize the power to shape their own futures in order to actualize their full potential.

SCAC's comprehensive college readiness program, "Building College CAPITAL" begins March 3, 2014.  Students attend 90-minute weekly sessions comprised of activities,assessments, and instruction which provide individual guidance & peer support to increase motivation, identify strengths, develop discipline and learn strategies to achieve targeted growth and development. Program enrollment includes unlimited access to Writing Lab Hours and Weekend Sessions/Tutoring. Parent and student counseling sessions (Family Check-ins) are scheduled quarterly but are available as requested.

Weekly Sessions are offered Monday, Tuesday or Thursday at the following times:
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Weekend Session/Tutoring schedule is as follows:

March 8-9 and 15: Strategies for Rochester National College Fair

March 22-23: Art-related Careers & Majors

March 29-30: Math and Science-related Careers & Majors

April 5-6: Environment-related Careers & Majors

April 12-13: Business-related Careers & Majors

April 26-27: Engineering-related Careers & Majors

May 17-18: Literature, Language and Social Science-related Careers & Majors

May 31-June 1: Ivy League Colleges and Supplementals

June 2-June 26: Final Exam Study Groups

July 7- 31: SAT/ACT Prep (Juniors Only)

August 4-28: College Application & Essay Workshops (Seniors Only)

Writing Lab Hours are 3:00p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every other Wednesday beginning March 5, 2014.  During these hours, students can get individual help with any step in the writing process (brainstorming, pre-writing, drafting, revision, editing) for any school writing assignment.

Building College CAPITAL is the only comprehensive college readiness program for students in grades 6-12 in the Rochester-area.  Parents of students currently in grades 5-11 are invited to enroll online or attend a Parent Orientation to learn more about Selective College Acceptance Counseling.  Visit to enroll or register for an orientation.

Selective College Acceptance Counseling

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