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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Tips for a Virtual Job / Internship Search

The Dunbar Team | 02/01/2021

As college students head back to school for the spring semester (or gear up for another few months of virtual learning), the job and/or internship search may be top of …

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College Board Drops SAT Subject Tests And Optional Essay

The Dunbar Team | 01/19/2021

The big news rocking college admissions today is the College Board’s decision to eliminate Subject Tests and the SAT Essay section. With pandemic-related test date cancellations, students had to prioritize …

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Deferred or Denied?

The Dunbar Team | 12/29/2020

Deferred or Denied? Don’t be discouraged.   If December did not bring the news you were hoping for in terms of Early Action or Early Decision results, do not lose …

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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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