About

VRaines Consulting

Valerie Raines, President
  • Strategies for College Success
  • Serving Families and Organizations
  • Across Greater Cleveland and Beyond

Why Retain VRaines Consulting?

  • Your family needs help understanding what colleges, which tests, how to apply, whose recommendations, and what essay(s) topics are best.
  • Your family faces the college selection and admissions process knowing that your situation requires more guidance and support or that your aspirations are not typical.
  • Your family faces special or stressful circumstances that make your search unusual or sensitive and you want to ensure that opportunities are not missed.
  • Your student needs help with college degree completion and strategies to reach the intended graduation day successfully.
  • Your school is growing and seeks an independent contractor to augment your staffing. Your school leadership has a wish list for your college counseling office that requires outside expertise or project management.
  • Your school or organization has an enrichment program. For the program to reach its goals, you need someone experienced in preparation for higher education.

College Admissions of Clients

  • Algonquin College – Canada
  • Baldwin Wallace University – Ohio
  • Boston College – Massachusetts
  • Bowling Green State University – Ohio
  • Butler University – Indiana
  • Caltech (California Institute of Technology) – California
  • Case Western Reserve University – Ohio
  • Central State University – Ohio
  • College of Wooster – Ohio
  • Columbia College – Illinois
  • Cornell University – New York
  • Denison University – Ohio
  • DePaul University – Illinois
  • Dickinson College – Pennsylvania
  • Dillard University – Louisiana
  • Earlham College – Indiana
  • East Carolina University – North Carolina
  • Fisk University – Tennessee
  • George Washington University – Washington, DC
  • Gettysburg College – Pennsylvania
  • Goucher College – Maryland
  • Hampton University – Virginia
  • Howard University – Washington, DC
  • Indiana University – Indiana
  • International University of Applied Sciences – Germany
  • Ithaca College – New York
  • James Madison University – Virginia
  • John Carroll University – Ohio
  • Johnson & Wales University – Rhode Island
  • Kent State University – Ohio
  • Kenyon College – Ohio
  • Marietta College – Ohio
  • Marquette University – Wisconsin
  • Miami University – Ohio
  • Michigan State University – Michigan
  • Mills College – California
  • Morehouse College – Georgia
  • Mount Holyoke College – Massachusetts
  • New York University – New York
  • Northeastern University – Massachusetts
  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University – North Carolina
  • North Carolina State University – North Carolina
  • Oberlin College – Ohio
  • Ohio University – Ohio
  • Ohio Wesleyan University – Ohio
  • Otterbein University – Ohio
  • Penn State University – Pennsylvania
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – New York
  • Rochester Institute of Technology – New York
  • Savannah College of Art and Design – Georgia
  • Spelman College – Georgia
  • Stony Brook University – New York
  • SUNY Geneseo – New York
  • Syracuse University – New York
  • Tuskegee University – Alabama
  • University of Akron – Ohio
  • University of Central Florida – Florida
  • University of Cincinnati – Ohio
  • University of Dayton – Ohio
  • University of Delaware – Delaware
  • University of Florida – Florida
  • University of Kentucky – Kentucky
  • University of Maryland – Maryland
  • University of San Francisco – California
  • University of Toledo – Ohio
  • Virginia Tech – Virginia
  • Washington & Jefferson College – Pennsylvania
  • Wittenberg University – Ohio
  • Xavier University – Ohio