Raquel Maysonet Sigler

Raquel Maysonet Sigler

Brooklyn, New York

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Introduction

I have been working in the area of college access for New York Students since 1999.
I am a school counselor at Brooklyn Technical High School - the largest specialized engineering high school in the country.
I currently offer free workshops as well as individual and packaged services in the following areas:
- College List development
- College Essay
- Scholarship and Financial Aid

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Academic Record

New York University

Master , GPA: 3.80

Public Administration as major

Aug. 1, 1992 ~ May 1, 1994


New York University

Bachelor , GPA: 3.50

Political Science and Government as major

Aug. 1, 1987 ~ May 1, 1991

Work Experiences

Total Consulting Experiences: 15.9 years


School Counselor/College Advisor

Brooklyn Technical High School

Sept. 1, 2012 ~ now , 10.2 years

Manage a caseload of 300 high school students (grades 9-12) and assisted them in managing the academics, college process and college application process and matriculation after graduation.

Also managed the schools' college office serving 1500 juniors and 1500 seniors over 7 years. The school has a total of 6000 students.


Coordinator

College Summit NYC (now Peer Fordward)

Jan. 1, 2007 ~ Aug. 14, 2012 , 5.6 years

Managed 10 high school sites across New York City. Assisted in developing teacher and student trainings around the college application process.

Specialties

Languages

English

School Categories

Ivy League

Liberal Arts Colleges

Colleges, Universities, And Professional Schools

Schools in the East Coast USA

Top 30 US News National Universities

Majors

Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering

Architecture

Business

Cinema and Media Arts

Computer Software Engineering

Engineering

Finance

Journalism

Physics

Pre-Law Studies

Major Categories

Business

Engineering

Medicine

Social Sciences and Humanities

Accepted Applications

Fall 2022

Brandeis University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Tufts University, Engineering, Bachelor, Standard


Fall 2020

Binghamton University-SUNY, Engineering, Bachelor, Standard

Suny Buffalo State, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Yale University, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard


Licenses & Certificates

NACAC (National Association for College Admission Counseling)

Jan. 1, 2020

UCLA College Counseling Certificate

Jan. 1, 2004

Q&A

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Comprehensive HS Junior Package

Standard enrollment, 25 schools

This package is for HS Juniors (services begin between May/July prior to students senior year).

Includes:
- developing college list
- developing college essays and supplementary essays
- assistance with applications
- assistance with scholarship applications
- assistance with reviewing and editing college applications

Services take place from May/July through May of Senior year.

1. Essay Editing

$ 1,000

60 days, Services take place over the summer prior to start of Senior year. Essays completed 3-4 months after starting work.

2. School List

$ 1,500

60 days, Services take place over the summer prior to start of Senior year. Essays completed 3-4 months after starting work.

3. Consulting

$ 1,500

5 days, Year round consulting and access for feedback and guidance throughout work relationship.

4. Application Final Review

$ 500

3 days, All documents ready

5. School Final Decision

$ 500

5 days, Upon receipt of request when all admission decisions are released

Total

$ 5,000

College List Development

Standard enrollment, 20 schools

Assistance with developing a college list for student.
Max of 20-25 schools for student based on financial and academic needs.

1. School List

$ 1,500

60 days, Upon receipt of student testing scores and transcript as well as minimum of 2 initial meetings to assess student and parent needs.

Total

$ 1,500

Personal Statement Coaching

Standard enrollment, 3 schools

I walk students through the entire essay writing process, from brainstorming ideas to perfecting a final draft.

1. Essay Editing

$ 1,000

30 days, Upon receipt of draft, includes preliminary brainstorming, 5 rounds of comments and 1 final round of language edits

Total

$ 1,000

Comprehensive HS Senior Package

Standard enrollment, 20 schools

This package is for HS Seniors (services begin August prior to students senior year).

Includes:
- developing college list
- developing college essays and supplementary essays
- assistance with applications
- assistance with scholarship applications
- assistance with reviewing and editing college applications

Services take place from May/July through May of Senior year.

1. Essay Editing

$ 1,500

5 days, Upon receipt of transcript and standardized test results (if any)

2. School List

$ 1,500

60 days, Upon receipt of transcript and standardized test results (if any)

3. Consulting

$ 1,500

3 days, Upon receipt of transcript and standardized test results (if any) and any other materials/information included in applications.

4. Application Final Review

$ 750

5 days, Upon receipt of request when all admission decisions are released

5. School Final Decision

$ 500

7 days, Upon receipt of materials for all acceptances.

Total

$ 5,750