On The Road To College

Preparing for college is an exciting and stressful time, 
for parents and teens alike. 

From evaluating college options and completing applications to writing solid essays and addressing executive function skills, this interactive program will make the road to college and the transition process more manageable and easier to navigate.

Our topics will include:

☑ Exploring and defining goals

PSATs, SATs, ACTs, CLEP & test optional schools

☑ Evaluating reach, target and safety schools

☑ The application process & admissions interviews

☑ College essays (yes... there will be writing)

 Financial aid and scholarships

☑ FERPA & accommodations

☑ Executive function skills

☑ College readiness & transition

☑ Cover letters, resumes & interviews

☑ Mental health/mental wellness

Instructor/Coach: Debra Isaacs Schafer

15 years of college coaching & transition planning

20+ years as an education consultant in private practice including students with specific learning needs

Member, Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling

Education advisor to parents

Specialize in working with high school students to help prepare  them for college, and college students to help them successfully navigate from admission to graduation.


“I feel much better prepared for my college application process."

- 10th grader, Philadelphia

“I really enjoyed this program – it taught me a lot and you’re an excellent teacher.  I wish it was longer."

- 11th grader, New York

“Glad we worked on college essays because I really

need to work on my writing."

- 10th grader, Chicago

“I learned more than I expected and never thought about

my mental health and wellness."

- 11th grader, Washington DC

More Information:
Debra Isaacs Schafer   |    debra@debraischafer.com    |     484.920.8284.     |    www.debraischafer.com