You need to feel a level of trust and confidence in the expertise, integrity, people skills, network and personality of the consultant. Affordability is always a factor, but this is your child: please don’t settle for someone because they are cheap. Like many things in life, you often get what you pay for. [...]
Yes, we have done training sessions for other consultants, placement directors and admissions officers at the NAIS, SSATB and KTC conferences. We are also frequently called by admission officers and others, from coast-to-coast, seeking our perspective.
If you are considering our Gold or Platinum Package, we recommend you meet with us at least 9 months before your child is scheduled to enroll in school. There are cases where we can get everything done that we need to accomplish in less than six months, but we will have to get to work [...]
Yes, the initial consultation helps us, as well as it helps you, to discern if we are a good match for each other. The most common reason we would not accept a client occurs when we believe the parents have unrealistic expectations of which schools their child can be accepted to, if they use our [...]
Yes, we love face-to-face and Skype meetings. Most clients we work with use a combination of face-to-face meetings, Skype and phone conferences. Skype is the most popular option, but we also use other forms of videoconferencing. Even some of our local clients prefer Skype in order to save time driving.
We will be very honest: they love professional consultants, and they reject the unethical ones. Schools are looking for great students and they love to partner with people who recommend students to them that meet the criteria of what they are looking for. We have established this reputation, and schools welcome our referrals. Occasionally you [...]
We accept, cash, checks, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. If you decide that you want to pay with a credit card, we recommend paying through the Venmo application. There is no fee for bank account payments and the use of most debit cards via Venmo; however, Venmo does charge a 3% fee to submit [...]
We developed our own unique packages, and we are not aware of anyone who offers exactly what we offer. Our prices are listed under each of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Packages. Prices for the Platinum and Have It Your Way Packages cannot be listed because each of these plans is customized and will involve [...]
Pricing is partly based on how much time, money and effort we will need to spend in order to deliver the services that we promise you in our Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Package. Pricing is partly based on a price that we would pay in a second if the shoe were on the other foot. We do [...]
Is there any contract or agreement that establishes the official agreement between School Match 4U and us, if we hire you and your services?
Yes, we will either email you a copy of the agreement or we will give it to you at the end of your complimentary consultation, if you are serious about utilizing our services.