Your school counselor is there every year you're in high school, but many students don't start relying on them until their junior and senior years. That's when it becomes more apparently crucial that you need to stay on top of your class selection and graduation requirements, to procure recommendation letters from school faculty, and to research colleges in order to compile your list of target schools. Unfortunately, some schools have such high enrollment rates that it can be difficult to get that one-on-one attention you need from the counselor. That's where an independent college counselor comes in. Here are three benefits of utilizing an independent college counselor.

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