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 services. In other instances, parents have unrealistic expectations about what they will have to pay the high school or college.
We work with students whom teachers love to teach. There are times when families want to hire us, but they have a student whom teachers do not enjoy teaching. We will usually direct them to consultants who specialize in assisting kids who are not excelling in school.