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Why Hire A College Consultant?


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4-year public college


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that graduate in 6 years

*Average 2018-19 academic year costs
**According to CNBC

Meet Dr. Klaar

Dr. Klaar works with students and clients in person and virtually via Zoom, Skype and Google Hangouts.

At Klaar College Consulting, we help students and parents sort through the overwhelming steps of the college application process and find the colleges that are the "best fit" academically, financially and socially.

Charlotte Klaar, PhD, a college consultant and Certified Educational Planner, has guided hundreds of students to college success since 1995.

We can do the same for you! Let’s get started!

Need help filling out all that financial aid paperwork such as the FAFSA, CSS Profile and IDOC?


Filling out college financial forms can be a real headache! I often receive requests for help with financial paperwork, but my expertise is in college admissions, not numbers. That is why I’ve partnered with the Financial Aid Specialists at 360 Planner.They are the experts in filling out these forms and helping you get more financial aid!

Here is what one of their clients had to say:

“This was a great investment. Our son was accepted by some of the best engineering schools in the country with financial aid packages that made it all feasible. We could not have done it without Kelly.” - Barry – Parent who used the Financial Aid Specialists at 360 Planner
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Are You a College Admissions DIYer?

If you’re a parent or student who is interested in learning more about the college admissions, but need a cost effective alternative to personal consulting, than College Smarts may be right for you.

I recently launched the College Smarts program to give all families access to my deep knowledge and years of experience. This 5-module, on-line learning series will lead you through every step of the college applications and admissions process at a very affordable cost.

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College Smarts

Here's What Our Clients Say About Us

"I didn't know much about the college application process and was unsure where to start, so I turned to Klaar College Consulting for help. After speaking with Charlotte, I knew I wanted to work with her."

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At Klaar College Consulting, we give students and their parents the individualized attention they deserve to guide them to college success. We invite you to learn more about us! Please take a few moments to tour our website and read our full list of college planning services.

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