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HOW WE HELP

Transition & College Counseling

GUIDING YOU TO YOUR NEXT STEP

Many teens, young adults and families need extra support through the college process and determining which colleges are the best fit given their individual needs and goals. With Lighthouse Guidance, we provide the necessary support, structure, and organization for each teen and young adult to find their path to success. Services in this area include, but are not limited to:

  • Guidance with the college application process from start to finish

  • Creation of authentic college essays/supplemental questions and application completion

  • Development of an appropriate college list based on the fit between the student and the college

  • Insight into colleges that offer additional learning support programs

  • A holistic approach, including the interaction between providers to create an overarching framework to find success

  • A focus on supporting students with mental health concerns, physical disabilities, chronic health conditions, and more

  • Collaboration with Annie Tulkin of Accessible College to best meet student needs 

College & Transition Counseling

Young Adult College Help & Transition Support (YACHTS)

HELPING YOUNG MINDFULLY NAVIGATE THE COLLEGE  REENTRY PROCESS 

Taking a break from college can be difficult; it's even more challenging to figure out how to return to college after a medical leave, withdraw, or navigate the transfer application process. Lighthouse Guidance has expertise and mentorship available to support young adults through every step of the reentry process. 

  • Researching new college and course options based on major of study, interests, and credit transfer eligibility 

  • Collaboration with other providers to ensure wrap-around support 

  • Creation of a written plan of action and checklist for the student working toward long and short-term goals

  • Once the young adult begins college again, Lighthouse Guidance team members are available to continue working with students to ensure a smooth transition is achieved

College App Process Group

Standardized test prepartion

Preparing students to reach their testing goals

Through one-on-one work with tutors, students are able to approach the testing process with increased confidence and demonstrate improved performance. Tutors are available in the following: 

  • SAT/ACT

  • SAT Subject tests

  • AP Exams

Standardized Test Prep
Guidance Program Consulting

Gap year counseling

DEVELOPING SUCCESSFUL GAP YEAR PLANS FOR POST-HIGH SCHOOL

Lighthouse Guidance provides tailored gap year solutions, individualized for each student. This includes a comprehensive student evaluation, parent consultation, program research and recommendations, including the navigation of the deferral process. With a marked increase in the interest in gap year programming, Lighthouse Guidance has cultivated relationships with various programs and presented at the Gap Year Association conference last spring.

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