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?

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STAY CALM
THROUGH THE STRESS

Marie’s student-centered individual approach focuses on academic, social and financial fit where the student thrives, not just survives.

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GET EMPOWERED
IN YOUR SEARCH

Together we will find the right college through thoughtful self assessments, building self esteem and confidence in your young adult.

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WORK WITH
A PROFESSIONAL

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.

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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

College Admissions Counseling Services

Evaluation

Marie assesses your student's curriculum, transcripts, test scores, activities and researches potential appropriate colleges.

Timelines

Marie monitors application timelines including testing and essay writing, and guides students and parents on admissions offers.

Application

Marie develops a recommended college list, strategizes the essay approach and prepares students for visits and interviews.

Finances

Marie finds maximum scholarship potential and financial fit, guides parents to scholarships and financial aid and reviews financial letters.

Begin Your College Admissions Journey Today

Searching for colleges that are the right fit and going through the admissions process can be stressful for families. Find out if a College Admissions Consultant can help turn the stress into an exciting journey for you. Take the first step below.

SCHEDULE A 20 MINUTE
DISCOVERY CALL

Marie asks questions about your student: what school and year they're in, school interests, etc. and discusses terms of contract.

COMPLETE AN
ASSESSMENT TOOL

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

Marie Moris 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!"

Marie Morris

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