For every 1 high school counselor, there are 476 students
In California the ratio is 810 students to 1 counselor
The average time high school counselors spend with each student is only 38 minutes!
High school counselors spend only 23% of their time on college guidance.
The road to college is a winding path that can be very difficult to navigate. We realize that for a student to find the school that best fits his or her needs, numerous factors need to be taken into consideration. Strategic planning is also needed from the start of a student’s high school career to get into the college of his or her choice. That’s why PSA counselors coach our students to reach their potential by taking on all aspects of the college match, admissions, application, and financing process so they can attend the college of their choice, and namely one of the best in the nation.
We offer college prep boot-camps for students to accomplish everything they need to prepare, apply, get in, and pay for the colleges of their choice:
College Success Bootcamp (12th)
Ideal for students in 11th-12thgrade, College Success is the perfect combination of College Prep and College Finance. Students will cover college selection, admissions, and financing.
College Prep Bootcamp:
Skills and Learning Assessment
Selection of 3 majors/fields that fit your personality and skills
Profile Evaluation: measuring the student's chance for admission at colleges of varying competitive levels
Personal Branding: enhancing student's strengths and formulating a plan to strengthen weaknesses
Resume Building for college apps, jobs, scholarships
College Selection: selection and categorizing reach, target, and safety colleges; selecting four best target schools
Guidance on college applications (CSU/UC/Common App/Universal App)
2 Personal Statement Essays
Letters of Recommendation Prep
College Finance Bootcamp:
Four college applications
3 CLEP tests (worth $1k - $5k each)
Applications for two jobs with tuition reimbursement
Applilcations for at least 3 scholarships
Money for Life (learning how to earn and budget money)
Oxford Academy is ranked #2 in California High Schools and #12 in National Rankings because students that attend this school have a competitive advantage in learning, academics, and college preparation.… Read More