IECA members are the most thoroughly vetted and ethical professionals.
The average number of campus visits conducted per year by IECA members is 22.
Did you know that only 4 in 10 high school students reported receiving ANY college-related information from their school counselor; that means 40% use a school guidance counselor (source: IECA/IQS Research)
Independent educational consultants (IECs) are now #4 on the list of influencers of high school students (above public school counselors) (source: IECA/Inside Higher Ed)
U.S. public high school students receive an average of 38 minutes of personal advising on College Admission (For IECA consultants: 12 hours) (source: IECA/U.S. Dept. of Education)
26% of high-achieving seniors hired an IEC in their college search/application process (source: IECA/Lipman Hearne/NRCCUA)
In public schools there is a ratio of 476:1 student:counselor (Among IECA consultants it's 30:1) (source: IECA/U.S. Dept. of Education)