Ms Stephanie Adkins
Description of Services : Open Gate’s philosophy is that students should be the key drivers—tapping into what inspires and motivates them—to enrich and develop their highest potential.
Open Gate takes a longer view and offers a full service college advising and career consulting practice – serving students from 9-12th grades to college and career.
Open Gate experiences include all levels of selective college admissions, summer enrichment, career counseling, resume building, merit and financial aid, recruited athletes, conservatory and vocal performance auditions, art portfolios, military academies, students with learning differences, first generation and diversity advising.
Description of Experience : Highly experienced with Specialized Admissions:• Most selective admissions• Military academies• Athletic recruiting• Musical theatre conservatories• Vocal performance auditions• Selective summer programs• Summer enrichment and advancement• Affordability–merit aid, scholarships, financial aid (successful appeals and professional judgment)• Diversity/first gen recruitment• Academic remediationPost-grad College Consulting:• College thesis reviews• College Fellowship & Scholarship application consulting• College Career ConsultinEducational Community Leadership: • Extensive GATE Mentoring• Education Reform Research• Project Based Learning Facilitator• Parent Ed Seminars, Workshops, & Conferences • State and National GATE & Montessori Conferences• Destination Imagination Coach, National History Day, Science Fairs, Boy Scout Leader, Youth Sports Coach.
Open Gate College Advising