"Independent college consultants have become more popular among parents who want to give their high-school students extra help in the college-admissions process. Although it's commonly assumed that wealthy families are the main clients of admissions consultants, middle-class families actually hire such consultants much more frequently."
—Chronicle of Higher Education
“If you do decide to hire a college consultant, here’s a checklist of what to look for: ...Membership in the Independent Educational Consultants Association…”
—Christian Science Monitor