Premium Prep is an elite college counseling firm seeking exceptionally qualified candidates for the position of Private College Counselor. This is a great opportunity for part-time employment or supplemental income, with caseloads ranging anywhere from 5 to 25 students. Counselors can be based anywhere in the country and enjoy a highly flexible work schedule. Pay is between $150 and $250 per hour, depending on experience.
Successful candidates must have:
Extensive experience in high school college counseling (preferably some college admissions experience too)
A keen understanding of the complexities of today’s selective college admissions process
Excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable working with both parents and students
In-depth knowledge and a record of having visited hundreds of colleges across the country
Strong writing and editing skills
Comfort working with clients in-person and remotely
The willingness to remain exceptionally responsive to client schedules and needs.
In addition to these qualifications, our counselors are expected to:
Be self-aware, confident, highly organized individuals who are passionate about helping young people find their voices and chart their futures
Able to strike the perfect mix of meticulousness, sensitivity, and diplomacy to build trust and rapport, while conveying exceptional competence, composure, and control
Have great instincts for managing client anxiety and stress, be able to deal with a driven and often demanding clientele, and possess the acuity to head off problems before they arise
Know their own strengths and weaknesses, possess a high degree of professionalism and expertise, and know when to reach out to others for input and advice
Be of strong character, able to gracefully negotiate complex family dynamics and maintain a strong code of ethics
Be excited to work for a small company, with flexible hours and individualized potential for personal and financial growth
For over 20 years, Premium Prep has helped students fulfill their college dreams. Our team comprises about fifty nationally recognized experts from around the country. We strongly believe that the most qualified and successful independent counselors are those who not only have college admissions experience, but have spent many years in private high schools as college counselors, working intimately with students and families, advising them throughout their high school careers, and personally guiding them through the college process with supreme composure, sensitivity, and professionalism. This is what distinguishes us. We hire only the best, most experienced counselors, each exceptionally skilled and dedicated to our method, and each with an extensive track record of success.