American University
    Anderson University
    Appalachian State University
    Art Institute of Charleston
    Auburn University
    Belmont University
    Brevard College
    Campbell University
    Chadron State University
    Charleston Southern University
    Clemson University
    Clemson University Honors College
    Coastal Carolina University
    College of Charleston

    College of William and Mary
    Columbia College
    Converse College
    DeSales University
    Elon University
    Emerson College
    Emory University
    Erskine College
    Flagler University

    Florida Gulf Coast University

    Florida State University
    Francis Marion University

    Furman University
    Gardner-Webb University
    Georgia Southern University
    Georgia State University
    Georgia Tech
    Georgetown University
    George Mason University
    Hamden-Sydney College
    High Point University
    Iowa State University
    King College
    Lander University

    Lees McRae College
    Newberry College
    NY Conservatory for the Dramatic Arts
    NYU, Tisch School of the Arts
    North Greenville University



               Our counseling package includes the following:

    •​Complete College Application Support

    •Planning courses for each school year beginning in ninth grade

    •Preparing a résumé
    •Providing opportunities to prepare for and register for the PSAT/SAT/ACT
    •Matching you with the colleges best suited to your interests and your budget
    •Scheduling college visitations
    •Obtaining up-to-date information concerning admission requirements
    •Providing personal advocacy with college admission counselors
    •Assisting with the mechanics of the application
    •Brainstorming essay topics to craft a compelling story

    •Editing essays and providing feedback to create stronger essays 
    •Establish an application timeline and manage deadlines
    •Guidance on asking for recommendations from teachers and counselors      

    •Completing scholarship searches
    •Navigating the FAFSA and the final financial award after acceptance

    •Provide consistent and constructive feedback throughout the college application     


At Aiken Educational Services we’ll walk your parents and you through the college admission process, beginning with course planning for ninth grade and ending with assistance preparing applications for scholarships and financial aid once you have been accepted and have committed to the college of your choice.

College Counseling at  AES

College preparation doesn’t just begin on the first day of your senior year.  It’s an ongoing process starting in eighth grade that culminates four years later with a college acceptance and a satisfactory financial package.



    ​Oklahoma Panhandle University
    Oxford College at Emory University
    Parsons School of Design | The New School

    Queens University of Charlotte
    Rhodes College

    Ringling College of Art and Design
    Savannah College of Art and Design
    School of Visual Art
    Stanford University
    Texas A&M University
    Texas Christian University
    The Citadel
    Tulane University
    University of Alabama
    University of Arizona
    University of California-Los Angeles
    University of California-San Diego
    University of Georgia

    University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    University of South Carolina-Aiken
    University of South Carolina-Beaufort
    University of South Carolina-Columbia
    University of South Carolina, Honors College
    University of Cincinnati
    University of the South
    University of Tennessee
    University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
    University of Virginia
    U.S. Naval Academy
    Virginia Tech
    Wake Forest University

    Washington College
    Washington University
    Warren Wilson College
    Wesleyan University

    Western Carolina University
    Wingate University
    Winthrop University

    Wofford College