Services for Transfer and Graduate Students

Bright Futures Educational Consulting provides a full range of consumer consulting services for current college students and their parents. If you’re about to graduate college and are considering graduate or professional-level study, or if you’re a current college student thinking about transferring to another college, this page is for you. Our services include:

Choosing a major, guided by BFEC’s proprietary college major selection test

  • Information about the job market associated with your major or graduate program.
  • The most recent information on income associated with your major or graduate program.

Thinking about transferring to another college? Help with choosing a new college

  • Best schools for the major.
  • Return on investment (ROI) by school and major.
  • Acceptance odds based on your academic profile.
  • Pathways for avoiding debt.

Applying for financial aid

  • We can guide you through the application process, working alongside you as you complete the form, explaining each part.
  • We can serve as a paid preparer.
  • NOTE: Bright Futures Educational Consulting is not in any way affiliated with the Federal Department of Education, and you can always fill out the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) for yourself at no cost at

Planning your courses

  • Helping you graduate on time, if not early

Planning now for graduate school

  • Thinking ahead to save time and money later
  • Understanding the application process: demystifying the labyrinth
  • Requesting recommendation letters
    • How to help your teachers and administrators write the best letters of recommendation possible
  • Help with choosing a graduate school
    • Best schools for your area of study.
    • ROI by school and area of study.
    • Acceptance odds based on your academic profile.
    • Pathways for avoiding debt.

You can individually select the services that you want, ask for additional services, or select all and save. While no consultant can guarantee you admission into any specific college or university, we can guarantee that we will increase your odds for admission and help you make better, more informed choices as you decide on a college or major.