Choosing a College

High school students and parents, you’re in the right place for insider info on choosing a college. From college preparation to understanding different types of institutions and exploring campuses, we’ll help you find the right fit college!

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4-Year College Planning Checklist

Stay organized and on track for less stress, no missed deadlines and better college choices.

Our checklist includes:

  • a comprehensive timeline
  • questions to ask your guidance counselor
  • Common App and essay tips
  •  ideas for major and career exploration
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Meet the Experts

Ken, Kristie, & Mary

Ken Sigler is a college admissions expert, with 25 years of experience at institutions from a large state school to a smaller private school. He also coaches individual high school students and parents through the admissions process, choosing a school and pursuing scholarships and financial aid options.

Kristie Sigler and Mary Sterenberg both teach at a large public university, with more almost 15 years of experience teaching and advising college students. They spend their days on a college campus and see first-hand how students do (or don’t) make the most of their college experience.

Image of 3 founders of From a College Prof. Names are under their headshots: Mary Sterenberg, Dr. Ken Sigler and Kristie Sigler

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