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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Extracurricular Activities: How Important Are They?

The Dunbar Team | 11/10/2022

Extracurricular Activities:  How important are they?   Guidance counselors, parents and administrators agree that students should try to be involved in activities beyond their academic work.  Engaging in activities outside the classroom benefits …

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It’s College Essay Season!

The Dunbar Team | 10/20/2022

Prompt:  In 650 words or less, please sum up what is unique and amazing about you that will make us feel like we can’t possibly have a complete college campus …

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Dunbar Welcomes Nicole Busby, College Consultant

The Dunbar Team | 09/15/2022

Over the past several months, Nicole has become a valued member of our team. Nicole advises families throughout the United States with students seeking admission to college. She graduated with …

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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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