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College Planning Services

University of Edinburgh, Scotland, May 2023

What We Do 

 

Meaghan Rysdale, the visionary of Hoosier Academic Coaching, has created a unique pathway that serves as a guiding light for students embarking on the transformative journey of college exploration. Through personalized 1:1 guidance, our mission is to provide comprehensive and knowledgeable mentorship through the entire process - ensuring a meaningful and impactful journey for students and their families. 

How We Do It 

 

We take a holistic approach utilizing personalized surveys and systematic data-driven frameworks to assist with future career assessments, college lists, scholarship searches, and college applications. Students meet with Meaghan on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are being met through each stage until applications are completed. 

Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island, April 2023

College Planning Offerings

Beginner

A complete program designed for Middle Schoolers and High School Freshmen.

Intermediate

Advanced

Expert

A complete program designed for High School Sophomores.

A complete program designed for High School Juniors.

A complete program designed for High School Seniors.

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Boston College, Boston, Mass. March 2023

Beginner

Students at this stage are beginning the process of exploring in preparation for their futures. They need guidance to ensure they are less anxious and confident about their futures. Through this process not only will they discover their interests but create a useful skillset for high school and beyond.

Outcomes

  • Resume 

  • Career Exploration Plan

  • Course Enrollment

  • Activity Brainstorming

  • College Visit Plan

  • Summer Program Plan

  • Test Prep Plan

  • College List

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US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, June 2023

Intermediate

Students at this stage are preparing for their futures. They need guidance to ensure they are meeting goals and guidelines. Through this process not only will they discover their passions but create a useful skillset for their remaining years in high school and beyond.

Outcomes

  • Resume 

  • Career Involvement Plan

  • Course Enrollment

  • Activity Brainstorming

  • College Visit Plan

  • Summer Program Plan

  • Test Strategies Plan

  • Essay Development

  • College List

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Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York July 2022

Advanced

This stage is the most important before being evaluated for admission. Students need full mentorship to ensure they are doing everything they can to enhance their chances at competitive programs. Through this process they will discover how to manage their time successfully and still enjoy the remainder of their high school years. 

Outcomes

  • Enhanced Resume 

  • Career Involvement Plan

  • Researching Programs

  • Letters of Recommendation

  • College Visit Plan

  • Summer Program Plan

  • Test Strategies Plan

  • Essay Development

  • College List

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University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada May 2022

Expert

This stage encompasses the overall process of applying to college programs. Students need full mentorship to ensure they are doing everything they can to enhance their chances at competitive programs and ensuring a "good fit." Through this process they will discover how to manage their time successfully and alleviate some anxiety having someone through the process ensuring they are on track.

Outcomes

  • Enhanced Resume 

  • Personal Statement

  • Career Assessment Plan

  • Researching Programs of Best Fit

  • Assistance with Letters of Recommendation

  • College Visit Plan

  • Mock Interviews

  • Essay Topic Development

  • Supplemental Essay Prompt Guidance

  • Finalize Strategic College List

Process Overview

1. Parent & Student inquire to set up a consultation

2. Consultation Interview with Parent & Student to establish fit.

3. Parent completes service agreement & payment.

4. Parent & Student complete comprehensive survey form individually.

5. On-Boarding Meeting with Parent & Student to interpret survey results and allocate meeting sessions. 

6. Student proceeds with 1:1 meetings accordingly with Meaghan, in 30 minute or 60 minute increments. 

7. Monthly 15-minute phone check-ins with parents.

8. The student's academic path to success has begun!

Additional Offerings

Whether you are an adult looking for professional resume help, a current college student looking to transfer to a more competitive program, or an advanced college student looking to apply to highly competitive graduate school programs, we can help!

Professional Growth

Adult Professional Series

Are you looking to make a career change or need assistance applying to an advanced role at your current place of employment?

Let us help! Our flat rate price includes:

  • Cover Letter

  • Updated Resume

  • Mock Interview

  • List of Questions and Tips

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Transfer Student

Are you making a degree change or wanting to transfer elsewhere? We can assist. This offering would be similar to that of our "Expert" offering for High School Students as the process incorporates much of the same. 

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Prospective Graduate Student

Are you applying to highly competitive professional programs - JD, PhD, MD, DVM, MA, MPhil, etc.? We specialize in assisting with the process for students seeking out highly competitive degrees upon graduation. Reach out to us to understand how we can help!

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