Getting Students Into Their Dream Schools and Helping Families Get Money for College Since 2004
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What We Do


Preparation for success in college planning, admissions, and financial aid

Our College Planning Services

College planning isn’t easy for students or parents, especially if you haven’t gone through the process with another child before. But at College Planning Experts, we’ve made it our mission to provide the guidance, support, and insider information that smooths and simplifies the process while also empowering you to take hold of your academic future through insight and discovery. Our full-service program is unlike anything else you’ll find in the greater Los Angeles area, or anywhere in Southern California for that matter. Our innovative, experienced, and passionate professionals are committed to helping you achieve your college dreams successfully — without going broke or drowning in debt. Tell us about where and what you want to study, and we’ll help you get there.

Find The Best Fit College and Career

The United States has over 4,000 colleges and universities. Finding the perfect school and program for your child can be a daunting task. We can help. It all starts with:

Personalized Career Assessments: Our college planning counselors help to evaluate your interests, hobbies, skills, goals, and more to help you determine what career path is right for your child.

One On One College Counseling: Our highly trained and dedicated college planning counselors will help narrow down the schools that have the majors your child is most interested in.

Utilizing Technology: Going well beyond Naviance, our Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) program gives you the most accurate picture of how you match up against your college competition.

College planning doesn’t have to hard when you work with the College Planning Experts.

College Admissions Secrets and Strategies

Getting into the right college is important, and we’re aware that many parents and students are worried about whether or not they can make it into the programs they are targeting. College Planning Experts can ease your fears and help you get accepted to your “dream” college. How? It’s easy.

We Know What Colleges Are Looking For

After all, we are the College Planning Experts. Good grades and solid test scores go a long way, but rarely are they the elements that tip the scales in your favor. Our college planning counselors will help you create an attractive college entrance portfolio.

We Can Help You Submit An Awesome College Application & Essay

As Southern California’s elite college planning company, we know what it takes to stand out in the stacks of applications and college entrance essays. We’ll help you craft an amazing personal statement, secure letters of recommendation, and more!

Let us take the reigns on the college planning process so you don’t have to add “college planning project manager” in the list of titles you already carry.

Grants, Scholarships, and Worry-Free Funding

Getting into the right university is only a part of the equation — there is still figuring out how to pay for it. The costs for college tuition can range anywhere from $80,000 to $250,000. If you can’t pay that out of pocket, then let the College Planning Experts help with:

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Financial Aid Form Preparation:
With college planning help from the College Planning Experts, you won’t need to worry about mistakes or deadlines on FAFSA or any other financial aid applications.

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Financial Aid Coaching:
Despite the costs of college and the millions of students vying for financial aid, millions of dollars of aid goes unused every year. We know how and where to find it.

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Strategic College Funding:
If you, the parents, are planning on paying for your student’s college education, we can help find the best and most strategic options that will allow you to do so without having to sacrifice your lifestyle or retirement savings.

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Awards Analysis & Appeals:
Once your student has been awarded financial aid, we can review the awards and appeal to any of the schools you’d like to see a better offer from.

Free College Workshops

Our mission is to simplify the college admissions process and to make college more affordable, one family at a time. To help accomplish this, we offer free workshops as a part of our community outreach. The more you know, the more empowered you are. Our workshops cover topics such as:

  • Finding the right school for your student.
  • Understanding how the U.S. Department of Education evaluates your expected contribution to your child’s education.
  • How to minimize out of pocket costs.
  • What you can do to start preparing for college now.
  • And more!

Complimentary College Analysis

Let the team at College Planning Experts help you understand where you are in the process, what things you can take advantage of, and what comes next with a complimentary college analysis from one of our college planning counselors. It’s completely free and incredibly valuable information.

College Planning Isn’t Easy To Do Alone – Get Your Questions Answered

With the College Planning Experts right in your backyard, there’s no reason to face the challenges of successfully applying to colleges and scholarships alone. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help or share your questions with us. We look forward to helping you with your college planning journey.

Call Us for More Information: 818-201-4847