COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING
Applying for College Involves a Lot of Important Decisions.
That Can Be Stressful.
Finding the “right” college is all about fit: academically, socially and financially. Marie Morris, Beyond 18 College Admissions Consultant, guides you through the search and application process so you can reduce the stress, enjoy your child’s senior year of high school, and look forward to their next phase in life.
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS CONSULTING...
Applying for College Involves a Lot of Important Decisions. That Can Be Stressful.
Finding the “right” college is all about fit: academically, socially and financially. Marie Morris, Beyond 18 College Admission Consultant, guides you through the search and application process so you can reduce the stress, enjoy your child’s senior year of high school, and look forward to their next phase in life.
Why Hire a College Admissions Consultant?
Marie’s student-centered individual approach focuses on academic, social and financial fit where the student thrives, not just survives.
Together we will find the right college through thoughtful self assessments, building self esteem and confidence in your young adult.
Marie belongs to several professional organizations; attends conferences and visits 40+ schools nationwide each year to stay current on trends.
The College Application Process Can be Confusing...
...Marie's organized approach takes the stress of this complex process off your shoulders.
Unfortunately, school counselors are pulled in many directions and are unable to work closely with you through the complex college admissions and financial aid process. This gets in the way of college selection and scholarship opportunities.
When you hire Marie, you get Marie. She is with you every step of the way, never contracting out any element of the college search and application process.
Matching Students with the Right College or University Since 2010
“I understand the maze of college admissions and aim to bring joy to families as they launch into a new phase. My goal is to connect you to an environment for success, just like I have done with so many families and my own children.” ~Marie Morris
"Marie took much of the stress away by calmly guiding our daughters through the college selection process which, honestly, made the entire college selection affair easier for all of us!"
Ron & Sarah
"Marie walked us through from start to finish, worked directly with my son, and through it all de-escalated any stress. I highly recommend her for the college search."
“Marie provided a wealth of knowledge, information, and guidance for us and our daughter navigating colleges and helping to match up ideal wants, needs, and desires.”
“Our son is now admitted to the school of his dreams this fall and was awarded a $60,000 merit-based scholarship - which would not have been possible without Marie’s help.”
“Marie helped us immensely in the college application process and gave us a sense of peace that everything would work out. We were extremely anxious and she helped put our minds at ease.”
Stephanie and Carolyn H
“My son is a very bright individual who needs direction beyond my ability to help him pick a correct college. Marie "gets" kids and what it takes to help them navigate the scholarship maze.”
College Admissions Counseling Services
SCHEDULE A 20 MINUTE
Marie asks questions about your student: what school and year they're in, school interests, etc. and discusses terms of contract.
The student completes a series of surveys, including a YouScience aptitude assessment, to determine your individual needs.
FIND THE PERFECT
COLLEGE FOR YOU
Based on her overall assessment, Marie recommends a suitable list of colleges and helps you throughout the entire application process.
Maximize Your Post High School Choices with Beyond 18
The goal of Beyond 18 is to partner with families in the Portland, Oregon area to maximize choices post high school. The unique individual approach aims to bring out the fullest potential in students, whether it is finding the right-fit college, gap year experience, or vocational program. Careful and thoughtful planning creates a wise investment in your young adult's future.
As a professional educational consultant Marie works one-on-one with your child, in person and/or virtually, helping to identify colleges and universities that offer the best matches for their unique needs, and keeping the student on track through every phase of the college application process.
At Beyond 18, Marie meets the student where he or she is. Through student-centered, meetings, she gets to know the student personally. And the student learns much about themselves through the process!
The college process can be stressful for families. At Beyond 18, our goal is to eliminate that stress by finding right fit schools: those that match the student academically, financially and socially.
"Finding the 'right' college is all about fit: academically, socially, and financially.
And that looks different for every student!"