Our Placements

With more than 4,000 colleges and universities to consider in the U.S. alone, Forbes Educational Consulting can help you winnow the choices, think strategically and design a targeted list.

During the last 15 years, we’ve helped hundreds of students and their families find the right school. We do our homework - and help you do yours. The result? Lots of happy students at colleges they love.

"We didn't want our children to feel any pressure to follow a particular path. What we most wanted was for them to be happy to feel successful."

-- Kristen P., parent

Recent College Acceptances Include:

American University (DC)


Barnard College (NY)
Bates College (ME)
Beloit College (WI)
Bentley University (MA)
Boston College (MA)
Boston University (MA)

Bowdoin College (ME)
Brown University (RI)
Bryn Mawr College (PA)
Bucknell University (PA)
Carleton College (MN)
Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

Chapman University (CA)

Colby College (ME)

College of Charleston (SC)
College of the Holy Cross (MA)
College of Wooster (OH)
Colorado College (CO)
Columbia University (NY)
Connecticut College (CT)


Dartmouth College (NH)


Davidson College (NC)
Denison University (OH)
DePaul University (IL)
DePauw University (IN)
Dickinson College (PA)

Duke University (NC)
Eckerd College (FL)
Elon University (NC)

Emerson College (MA)
Emory University (GA)
Fairfield University (CT)
Fordham University (NY)
George Washington University (DC)
Georgetown University (DC) 

Gettysburg College (PA)

Goucher College (MD)
Grinnell College (IA)
Hamilton College (NY)
Harvard University (MA)
Haverford College (PA)

Harvey Mudd

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)
Ithaca College (NY)
James Madison University (VA)
Johns Hopkins University (MD)
Kenyon College (OH)
Knox College (IL)
Lafayette College (PA)
Lake Forest College (IL)
Lehigh University (PA)
Lewis & Clark College (OR)
Loyola University Maryland (MD)

Macalester College (MN)


Miami University, Oxford (OH)

Middlebury College (VT)
Muhlenberg College (PA)
Northeastern University (MA)
Northwestern University (IL)
Oberlin College (OH)

Ohio Wesleyan University (OH)
Pomona College (CA)
Princeton University (NJ)
Providence College (RI)
Purdue University (IN)
Quinnipiac University (CT)
Reed College (OR)



Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) 

Rollins College (FL)
Santa Clara University (CA)



Sarah Lawrence



Southern Methodist University (TX)
St. Lawrence University (NY)
St. Olaf College (MN)
Stanford University (CA)
Stetson University (FL)
Susquehanna University (PA)
Swarthmore College (PA)
Syracuse University (NY)


Trinity College (CT)
Tufts University (MA)
Tulane University (LA)


Union College (NY)
University of Delaware (DE)
University of Chicago (IL)
University of Colorado, Boulder (CO)
University of Connecticut (CT)
University of Denver (CO)

University of Maine, Orono (ME)

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
University of Miami (FL)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (MI)
University of New Hampshire (NH)
University of Notre Dame (IN)
University of Pennsylvania (PA)

University of Pittsburgh (PA)
University of Puget Sound (WA)
University of Redlands (CA)
University of Rochester (NY)
University of Vermont (VT)
Vanderbilt University (TN)

Vassar College (NY)
Villanova University (PA)
Virginia, University of (VA)
Wake Forest University (NC)
Wesleyan University (CT)

Whitman College (WA)
Yale University (CT)

Essay Success Story

Two students from the same family They’ve seen for themselves that it works: sticking with a difficult process and getting into the right school is an achievable goal. And it can change your life. That’s something else they learned from Alison Forbes, M.Ed.

Cullen S.'s story:  "Circle of Giving"