Many students should consider getting information and advice from an IEC. College is a major life event and investment, and the college selection and admission process has become increasingly complicated. While most institutional counselors are competent, they may not have the time, resources, or expertise that an IEC has to offer his or her students.
Selection of, and admission to, a college that is the best match and fit for the student is most important for retention, graduation and enjoyment. The easiest way to save money on college is to enroll at one college, stay there, and graduate on time. This is often the result for students who hire IECs.
Ultimately, students who are applying multiple highly selective colleges, students who are interested in learning about a multitude of colleges, students who want to pay as little as possible for college, and students who want personal attention from a thoughtful professional when planning for and going through the admission and decision making process.