Save the Date for these College Admissions Seminars

The college admissions process can be overwhelming. These information-packed seminars will point you in the right direction. High school students and parents will learn: How to help choose a college that’s a good fit for your student How to open a dialogue about career planning What all of the testing information means and how to […]

Why Any Score Can be a Good Score on a PSAT

Did you just get handed the results of your PSAT test and think “YIKES?!” The thing is, even a low score on a PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test) can be good if it motivates you to focus on what you need to learn before taking the real test. Think of your results as a valuable document […]

Limited Time 10% Discount Available on Our Most Popular Programs

For the first time ever, from now through March 31, 2019, Charlotte Klaar, PhD, is offering a 10% discount on three of her most popular services!  Take advantage of this special and save up to $500! EXTENDED THROUGH MARCH 31! 1. Developing Your Strategy…and Your List! Regular price – $2,700.  Now through March 31 – […]

No 4.0 GPA? College is still possible!

Reading the newspapers or listening to other parents, you’d think that the only kids who get into college are those with a 4.0 GPA and a list of accomplishments most adults don’t yet have. This is simply not true! In my 20-plus years of working with high school students from all levels of accomplishment, I […]

Why Your Kids’ Grades Don’t Mean Nearly As Much As These 5 Things

I am always surprised when a parent brags to me about their high school student who works so hard on school work that there is no time for anything else. The next statement is usually something about the student having straight A’s which shows that “hard work pays off.” Unfortunately, that is simply not the […]

How to Decide Where to Apply

Choosing the colleges you apply to is not as easy as it may seem. Too often, students and parents simply “decide” to apply to colleges whose names they know. This often includes institutions that are not a good fit for the student, even though the choice gets a positive nod from their friends and family. […]

Why You need to Complete the FAFSA Even if You Don’t Apply for Financial Aid

The 2019 FAFSA becomes available on October 1, 2018 and should be completed as soon as possible after that date. You can find it at Even if you do not plan to apply for financial aid, you should file a FAFSA because there are some merit scholarships that you cannot get unless there is a FAFSA […]

College Smarts is Ideal for Budget-Minded Students

Are you a parent or student who is interested in learning more about  college admissions, but you need a cost effective alternative to personal consulting? To give all families access to my deep knowledge and years of experience, I’ve launched “College Smarts.”  This 5-module,on-line learning series will lead you through every step of the college […]

College Application Summer Training Camps

Does your student procrastinate? Are you concerned about their ability to get applications completed and essays written? Is it stressing you out and straining your relationship with your student? Did you know that application errors may result in a rejection? It’s amazing how many students DO make mistakes! Charlotte Klaar, PhD, Director of Klaar College Consulting, […]

Need admissions help? Get it at this free webinar

Need College Admissions Help? Join our FREE College Admissions webinar and get the answers you need! Wednesday, March 7 at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. ET Help with your FAFSA form? Looking for Financial Aid? Need Help Applying for Student Loans? Getting Writer’s Block on Your Important College Essay? Dr. Charlotte Klaar, PhD, […]