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)

Amherst College (MA)

Babson College (MA)

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)

Case Western Reserve University (OH)

Champlain College (VT)
Chapman University (CA)

Claremont McKenna (CA)

Clemson University (SC)
Colby College (ME)

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

Cornell University (NY)

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)

Furman University (SC)
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 College(CA)

Hobart and William Smith Colleges (NY)

Indiana University (IN)
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)

Marist College (NY)

Miami University, Oxford (OH)

Middlebury College (VT)

Mount Holyoke (MA)
Muhlenberg College (PA)

New York University (NY)
Northeastern University (MA)
Northwestern University (IL)
Oberlin College (OH)

Occidental College (CA)

Ohio Wesleyan University (OH)

Pace University (NY)
Pomona College (CA)
Princeton University (NJ)
Providence College (RI)
Purdue University (IN)
Quinnipiac University (CT)
Reed College (OR)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

Rhodes College (TN)

Rice University (TX)

Rochester Institute of Technology (NY) 

Rollins College (FL)
Santa Clara University (CA)



Sarah Lawrence University (NY)

Simmons College (MA)

Skidmore College (NY)

Smith College (MA)
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)

Temple University (PA)

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

UC Berkley (CA)



UC Santa Cruz (CA)

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

University of Iowa (IA)

University of Maine (ME)

University of Maryland (MD)

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (MA)
University of Miami (FL)
University of Michigan (MI)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (NC)
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)

University of Virginia (VA)

University of Wisconsin (WI)
Vanderbilt University (TN)

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

Wheaton College (MA)
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"