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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Personal Essay Tips

The Dunbar Team | 10/12/2021

In high school, students learn the value of writing a clear and logic-based essay, revealing their thesis early in their essay and then, proving their thesis with evidence throughout the …

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Building a College List

The Dunbar Team | 09/01/2021

With more the 2,200 four-year colleges in the United States, it can be (understandably) overwhelming for students to narrow down that list to just 10-12 colleges to which they will …

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Congratulations to the Dunbar Class of 2021!

The Dunbar Team | 06/25/2021

Dunbar students were busy this year, submitting applications to 143 unique colleges and universities, from Amherst to Yale, and from the Georgia Institute of Technology to the Pratt Institute (and …

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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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