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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Matchmaking for Colleges

The Dunbar Team | 09/28/2023

Having a strategic plan for applying to colleges probably doesn’t sound very romantic, but in the long run, it is very wise. Knowing how to approach this process pragmatically, realistically, while …

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Application Essays

The Dunbar Team | 09/15/2023

Throughout high school, students have been taught the importance of writing a clear and logical essay for many of their academic courses. Students learn the value of revealing their thesis …

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Common Application FAQs

The Dunbar Team | 08/01/2023

The 2023-2024 Common App is officially OPEN! The Common Application is now accepted by over 1000 colleges and was designed to streamline the college admissions process. However, not all colleges …

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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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