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Take the Best Road to College

Guiding college-bound students through the college planning and application process.

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College Crossroads Consulting is an educational consulting firm that guides students to find their best academic, social, and financial fit for college. We help families reduce the stress and anxiety associated with deciding where to apply to college and how to navigate the college application process. We believe that this is an exciting opportunity for students to understand themselves and discover the type of college or university environment that will allow them to thrive. There is no one perfect school for a student; rather, there are several. We work with our clients to find those schools and help them put their best foot forward.

The approach that College Crossroads Consulting takes includes working with a student side by side in the college application process in an entirely customized manner geared towards what they want out of their college experience. If a student is unsure about this, as many are, we open the door to a world of possibilities that draws on their interests and goals.

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Catherine Northup is an independent educational consultant based in San Mateo County, CA, supporting college-bound students through the college planning process.

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Comprehensive Package

A program tailored to Sophomores and Juniors.

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Hourly Packages

For Freshman or those needing only 1-2 services.

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College Acceptance List

Below we’ve included a list of colleges that our students have been accepted to.

Harvard University
Stanford University
Princeton University
Dartmouth College
Columbia University

Brown University
University of Pennsylvania
Cornell University
Duke University
Northwestern University

University of Chicago
Amherst College
Georgetown University
Carnegie Mellon University
Johns Hopkins University

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