About Katie

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Hi, I’m Katie Cawood, owner and founder of the Future Prep Institute in Eugene, Oregon. Future Prep is the Eugene/Springfield area resource center preparing students for their future.

If you and your student need help applying to colleges, you have come to the right place. I have guided hundreds of families and students through the college admissions process. I have a Masters degree in Counseling, am a Nationally Certified Counselor through NBCC and am  licensed School Counselor through TSPC of Oregon.

As a high school counselor I have helped numerous students who have gained entry to top colleges and universities. Working within the high school process, I know first hand how to navigate the high school years while planning for college. Additionally, running a College and Career Center, I am well versed in IMG_1853 - Version 2scholarships and have networked with numerous college admissions representatives. I have assisted many students who have earned full ride scholarships from Gates Millenium, Questbridge, to National Merit.

We can cover a variety of topics from how to research colleges, getting organized around the college admissions process and what to expect in the Junior/Senior year.

I can assist you with:

  • High School Course Planning and Review
  • College Selection
  • How to find the right “fit”
  • Questions to ask when visiting colleges or meeting with college reps
  • How to evaluate colleges and narrow your list
  • College Applications
  • SAT/ACT/PSAT advice and review
  • Essay Topics selection and review
  • Scholarships – How to find them and getting organized around them
  • Career Counseling/Major Exploration
  • How to set up college tours
  • Junior/Senior year timelines
  • Financial Aid and CSS Profile
  • Letters of Recommendation – strategies, parent input
  • Volunteer opportunities and getting the most out of your service work
  • Summer Opportunities
  • Extracurricular activities review and recommendations
  • NCAA Compliance

If you are interested please email or call me at: