Today we are very lucky to have a guest post from the CEO of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, Mark Sklarow. The IECA is a a not-for-profit, international professional association representing experienced independent educational consultants. To learn more about the IECA and how they can help with your college search please visit iecaonline.com
For far too many students and parents, the college search is about “getting in.” The sole focus is on how to get accepted to the toughest and most exclusive school that will accept you. “Why sell yourself short?” asks a well-meaning friend when a top student indicates a desire to go to some lesser-known liberal arts college.