CollegeSmiths by the Numbers

0                           the number of people that we have ever treated “like a number”


2                           both Rich and Kristy have received Ohio’s most prestigious award for College Counseling given annually to just one professional

60            our combined years of college counseling experience

33             our years of successful test prep experience

5,500+     students we have counseled about college in our careers

800/500   colleges we have worked with / visited

Dozens      leadership positions/professional involvement/awards

75+            high schools served by CollegeSmiths in 4  years

$79             fee for our 5 hour Realistic ACT Prep Workshop

1.1                    ave rating for our Workshops (on a 4 point scale   
                   where 1 is highest)

$70             hourly fee for our Individual ACT/SAT Tutoring

$70             hourly fee for College Counseling or Application Help
                    (you get both of us for one price)

$35             per half hour fee for reviewing essays, resumes, etc.

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


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


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


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



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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