Maximizing Educational Opportunities

Welcome! Since 1984, Dunbar Educational Consultants has been helping U.S. and international students identify and apply to secondary schools, colleges and graduate programs where they will be both successful and happy. Our collaborative approach allows us to provide each student with the experience of our entire team of consultants. We work as a team to help students sort through their strengths and interests, tailor their lists, and present themselves in the best light possible.

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Curriculum Planning: Tips On Making Good Decisions

Lisa Nelson and Sally Walsh | 02/13/2018

February and March mark the time of year when high school students begin to plan their academic programs for the following year. These decisions are particularly significant because the single most …

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Welcome John Catalano

Rick Dickson | 02/13/2018

We are excited to announce that John Catalano has joined Dunbar Educational Consultants. John, who lives in Oyster Bay, Long Island, is a former client of Dunbar and comes from …

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Getting Back On Track After A Rocky Start In College

Robert Cummings | 02/13/2018

We occasionally see students who do well in high school, go off to college, and then struggle academically and drop out during or immediately following their freshman year. Generally speaking, …

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Maximize Strengths

While there are no guarantees in the admissions process, we support students in their quest for their preferred schools or colleges. We encourage our students to seek a challenging and personally satisfying direction.

Students come to us with widely diverse backgrounds, abilities and interests—from the top scholar to the low tester, from the well-rounded to the specially talented, from the self-motivated to the underachieving, and many in between. Our programs are designed to help our students stand out from other qualified candidates, maximize their strengths, and present themselves in ways that will make a positive difference. Through a personalized approach, we help students determine an appropriate direction toward higher education based upon their academic records, interests, and needs.

Our hope is for each student to mature through the process and feel positive about his or her admission results.


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How we can help...

We offer a number of guidance programs tailored to the needs of our students whether they are applying to secondary schools, therapeutic programs, colleges or graduate schools.

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