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–  Unknown

Resources

Welcome to e.Merging Educational Consulting Resources page.

Over my years of educational experience, I have hand-picked a number of resources that I believe will motivate you to engage in making the best possible educational and parenting decisions for you and your family. This page has been curated to provide inspiration and information for parents who are committed to launching successful students into college and beyond.

e.Merging's Curated Platforms

 

e.Merging clients all have access to our curated cutting-edge technology platforms so students benefit from the most up-to-date data in the field of college consulting.

e.Merging Circle Community

Corsava

College Planning Pro

College Scoops

Merit Scholarship List

Prompt- 

Basecamp Project Management 

 

College Search

Colleges that Change Lives by Loren Pope

Fiske Guide to Colleges 2020 by Edward Fiske

National Center for Education Statistics The Primary Federal Entity For Collecting and Analyzing Data Related to Education.

Big Future – Comprehensive College Search

College Confidential – College Search and Worlds Largest College Forum

College Data  Search Colleges and Assess Your Chances of Being Accepted

College Results – Provides College & Post-College Information

Colleges of Distinction – Search for Colleges that have Distinct Characteristics 

Colorado Department for Higher Education – Information for Colorado Colleges

ECampus Tours – Virtual College Tours

My College Options – Search Colleges by Major

Niche – College Reviews from Students

College Match by Steven R. Antonoff

Gap Year

Gap Year Association-Website provides multiple options for adventure, service and credit 

Verto Education-Earn college credit while traveling the world 

 

Career Exploration

Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for you Through the Secrets of Personality Type by Paul Tiger and Barbara Barron

Human E-Sources– In use at thousands of K-12 schools, colleges and universities, our online textbooks and personal assessments have helped millions explore career and educational careers. 

LGBT+Q

College Choice-College Resources for LGBT Students, the Ultimate Guide

Campus Pride-National Listing of LGBTQ-FriendlyColleges & Universities

 

Scholarship Information

FAFSA4caster – Gives You a Free Estimate of Eligibility for Student Loans

FSA ID – Create Your FAFSA ID to Apply 

FAFSA – Submit Your Application for Federal Student Aid

FinAid! – Explains Scholarship Programs and Information

Cappex – College and Scholarship Search

Fast Web – Find Scholarships and Financial Aid

Merit Aid – Find Marit Based Scholarships

Debt-Free U by Zac Bissonnette

Parent Resources

The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff 

The Naked Roommate (For Parents) by Harlan Cohen

The Naked Roommate (For Students) by Harlan Cohen

Don’t Tell Me What to Do, Just Send Money by Helen E. Johnson

 

Letting Go by Karen L. Coburn

From Me to Mom Again by Melissa Schultz

The UniversityParent Guide to Supporting Your Student’s Freshman Year by Sarah Schupp

Parents of College Students Survival Stories by Wendy David-Gaines

 

The Failure to Launch Epidemic  by Hara Estroff Marano

 

 

Resources for Parents (Early Years)

The Gift of Failure by Jessica Lahey

Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne

The Price of Privilege by Madeline Levine

Service Year Alliance  Join the revolution in committing a year of service after college 

Guide to “Take control of your phone”-Center for Humane Technology’s 

How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haimes

Middle Years

How to Raise an Adult  by Julie Lythcott-Haims

iGen by Jean M. Twenge

All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior

Entitlement Antidote by Laura Barr

Free Range Kids by Lenore Skenazy

Supernormal by Meg Jay

NurtureShock by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

Queenbees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman

Test Prep

The College Board – College Preparation

Mind Fish – ACT and SAT Preparation 

Number2 – Free ACT and SAT Preparation 

ACT Student – Register for the ACT

College Readiness – Register for SAT

Mental Health Resources:

Facing Anxiety

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Services are catered to each client after a rigorous intake process where I listen to individual needs and create a Professional Services Agreement using a retainer style method of payment.

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