Road2College Concierge Service

Find ways to save $50,000 or more in college costs

Our 16 month Road2College Concierge Service gives you access to experts, community, tools and resources you won’t find on your own.

Don’t overspend for college! Get the guidance you need today.

Taught by Experts, Without the Expert Price

Leading college counselors Russ and Marisa will guide you, step by step, in detailed areas of the college admissions and financing process.

Understanding Financial Aid
Researching Merit Scholarships
Strengths, Abilities, and Career Assessment
Review of Best College Research Tools
Test Prep Strategies
College List Development
Recommendations and Common App Completion
Filling Out Financial Aid Forms: FAFSA & CSS Profile
Essay Coaching
Strategies For Winning Private Scholarships
Review and Comparison of Financial Aid Awards
Loan Guidance
Transition to College Tips and Skills

Russ Vitale

Russ Vitale

Russ is a parent, college admissions counselor, motivational public speaker, and best selling author of College: Making the Complicated Easy. Since 2005 Russ has helped students and their families successfully navigate their path to their top choice college(s).


No matter where you are in your college planning progression or what your college dreams may be, Russ will help keep you on track so you arrive at your final college destination successfully!

Marisa Meddin

Marisa Meddin

Marisa Meddin is a college admissions expert and the founder of Talk College To Me, where she has helped hundreds of families navigate college admissions. Marisa walks families through every detail and deadline they need to know to make their student the strongest possible applicant he or she can be.


Marisa’s guidance is both fun and easy to understand…so you’ll feel less stressed and more confident you’re doing everything in your power to help your child succeed.

Ready to gain the expertise you need?

Discover the Benefits

When you finish the program:

  • You’ll have the peace of mind knowing your child will attend an affordable college that also fits his/her academic and social needs.
  • Your student will have more clarity on their major and career.
  • You’ll have a plan for how to pay for college.
  • You’ll have options to save $50,000 or more in college costs.

The Resources You Need to Succeed

These resources will make sure you don’t miss a single detail in the college process. Sign up now!

  • Explanation and Analysis of Expected Family Contribution, Need and Merit Based Aid

  • Choosing a Major and Getting the Most from College Visits

  • Writing a Winning Essay

  • Strategies for Finalizing the College List and Filling Out the Common App 

  • Understanding FAFSA and the CSS Profile

  • Tips and Tricks for SAT/ACT Test Prep

  • How to Research and Win Private Scholarships

  • How to Prepare For Informational Interviews and Create a Resume

  • Financial Aid Review and Appeals Negotiations

  • Developing a 4-Year College Funding Plan

  • Review of College Funding Options

  • Transitioning to College and Adulting Skills

  • College List
  • Common App College Essay
  • College Planning and Financial Aid Timeline

  • How To Get A Recommendation

  • Essay Tips

  • Questions for College Visits

  • Dorm Room Recommended Shopping List

3 emails per month to address personal issues related to your family.

Our Concierge Servicew covers every aspect of college admissions and funding. With classes and expert access spanning 16 months, we’ll be there from college visits through move-in day.

Enrollment in the Concierge Service includes membership in a private Facebook group, where you’ll share the learnings and journey with other families going through the college admissions and funding process.

Text and email reminders to both students and parents.

Seminars can be viewed live, on replay, and with or without your student. Watch multiple times to glean even more!

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CoLAB Plus

Perfect For High School Freshmen & Sophomores
$ 19
  • Access to Recorded Webinars
  • Monthly Newsletter and Checklists
  • Special Offers On A La Carte Services

CoLAB Premium

Ideal For High School Juniors
$ 79
Monthly for 16 months or one payment of $1100
  • Access to Live and Recorded Webinars
  • Office Hours Twice a Month
  • Text Reminders to Parents and Students
  • College Data Spreadsheet
  • Monthly Email Support
  • Essay Strategy Session and Review
  • Online Interactive SAT/ACT Test Prep
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Enrollment Ends 2/15/19
Choose Monthly or One Time Payment
  • Compares to One on One College Coaching Costing $5,000 or more
  • Includes guidance on both college admissions and financial aid strategies
  • Gives access to resources to find merit scholarships that can reduce college costs by $50,000 or more

Get the Clarity, Guidance, and Expertise You Need

We can only admit 20 families to the Premium level of the College Admissions and Funding CoLab.


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