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Ms. Kara V.

specializes in Former Professional College Adviser, Current Law Student · female

"I've been helping students apply to college for several years, including working full time as a college adviser for high school students 9-12th grade. I am trained in how to complete the FAFSA, work on all college application formats (CommonApp, ApplyTexas, CoalitionApp), find scholarships, understand your SAT/ACT score, and identify schools that are the best fit both academically and personally more...

"I've been helping students apply to college for several years, including working full time as a college adviser for high school students 9-12th grade. I am trained in how to complete the FAFSA, work on all college application formats (CommonApp, ApplyTexas, CoalitionApp), find scholarships, understand your SAT/ACT score, and identify schools that are the best fit both academically and personally. Additionally, I can help students perfect their essays, or simply get the ball rolling by helping students decide where to apply and what to write about. My students have been admitted to colleges across the country, from state schools to Ivy Leagues.

I love helping students succeed and truly enjoy helping high school students figure out their next step and how to be prepared! That's why I've continued to help students with their applications even after starting law school. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in Political Science and History and currently attend the University of Texas School of Law where I edit for two journals and take legal writing classes (enabling me to be at the top of my game to help with your essays!). In my "free time" I do pro bono work for families of children with special needs, figure skate, practice yoga and binge watch TV. If you have a college application related question I can help! I am also able to assist with law school applications.

I worked for Texas A&M's Advise Tx program under the College Advising Corps which is a national campaign to provide education access to low income, first generation students. Working with this program, I received training from Texas A&M, a variety of universities regarding what they look for in an application, administrators of all application platforms (CommonApp, ApplyTx, CoalitionApp), FAFSA and scholarship experts, and have visited over 25 campuses across the country. During my employment, I worked full time in a high school helping students at every step of the process including SAT/ACT registration, financial a" less...

Details

fee: $75 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 10 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Kara V. is a certified tutor

Texas A&M University, Political Science

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.

Austin, TX 78705

Subjects Tutored

College Counseling