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Qualifications

CollegeSmiths by the numbers:
1.1                    ave rating for our Workshops (on a 4 point scale   

                   where 1 is highest)

$99             hourly fee for our Individual ACT/SAT Tutoring

$99             hourly fee for College Counseling or Application Help
                    (you get both of us for one price)

$49             per half hour fee for reviewing essays, resumes, etc.
 
60+             years of college counseling experience between them

33+             years of test prep experience

80+             number of schools served by CollegeSmiths in 9 years

500+           colleges visited personally by the Smiths

Between them, Rich and Kristy Smith have achieved the following:  

Degrees

3 Bachelors (Science Ed, English Ed, Business Admin/Marketing);  2 Masters and extensive post-masters work (Counseling & Guidance & Ed. Admin.)

Certificates:  School Counselor, Principal Comprehensive Science; English, Reading

Positions

Counselor; College Counselor; Director of Guidance: Dept. Chair; Executive Director (twice – College Access Org. and another Educational Org.)

Awards

BOTH have won the Prestigious Jack Scott Award by Ohio Assoc. for College Admissions Counseling (OACAC) to the one top admissions professional annually - the only family ever to have done so; 
Staff Member of the Year (two high schools);  Ohio Teacher of the Year (Wooster College); Compassion Award; Commitment to Students Award;  Lifetime Achievement Award;  Coach of the Year;  Ohio Ethics, Integrity and Sportsmanship Award (OHSAA)

OACAC Positions

Exec. Bd.; Delegate; Chief Delegate; Committee Chair (4)

College Advisory Boards

13 seats including Ohio State (both)

Other Advisory Boards

State ACT Council and Advisory Panel; MANY Scholarship Committees

Accomplishments


 

Developed complete college counseling program in new h.s.

Reorganized college conseling program in another

Authored Getting Ahead of the Game,for students/parents

Developed test prep program serving over 1,000 students

Developed test centers (ACT, SAT, PSAT, PLAN)

Developed Essay-Writing Workshops for hundreds of students

Chair Multi-Cultural College Fair Committee

Charter Member Suburban College Fair Committee

Developed Counselor College Tour

Developed Resume Workshops for thousands of students

Developed Scholarship Search Workshops for thousands of students

Developed College 101 and Financial Aid 101 sessions for thousands

Conducted FAFSA Completion Workshops

Completed OASFAA Financial Aid Workshops

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