College Counseling

Your Guide Through The College Journey

Highlights of Our Program

Confidence In
Your Process

Every great student needs a great strategy. We will help you achieve clarity and confidence about where you are applying, why you are applying, and how you will apply.

Find A Truly
Good Fit

Our team is outstanding at helping families discover great schools that may not be on your radar screen…but absolutely should be. We don’t just want you to get in; we want you to thrive.

Flexibility &

No upfront commitments required – use us as long as we are helpful. We are available whenever you are and are happy to come work with you in-home or at our office, whichever is easiest for you.


Our college counselors have decades of experience with competitive college admissions in private practice, in academic research, and in private schools in the Midwest and the East Coast.

Our College Counseling Services

Individually Curated Strategic College Plan

Recommend coursework plans for high school classes and placements

Identify and advise extracurricular, summer activities, as well as internship opportunities

Strategize and prioritize college visits and prepare for college interviews

Provide highly researched colleges and recommend a diverse list based on your student's needs and desires

Guide students on various components of the college application process and avoid missing important opportunities

Cultivate a strategic and compelling application that highlights your students' personal statement from draft to final edit

Provide clarity on decisions for offer letters, waitlists, or deferral decisions through

Open Future is more than just a college counseling service – we’re here to help your student through the entire process, from choosing the right classes in high school to writing the perfect college essay.

Our programs are tailored to each individual student, so you can be sure you’re getting the most out of our services. And because we believe that every student is more than just a number, we take the time to get to know each of our clients and develop a personalized strategy for their success.

Whether your student is just starting to think about college or already knee-deep in the application process, Open Future can offer the support you need to make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible.

Know the Steps to Success

Learn how we can help you get into your best-fit school