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College Counseling Services

College Counseling Services

At Lagond we will develop an individualized plan to meet each student’s needs. We mentor students and guide families through the entire process, tailoring a consultation package that suits the student’s goals and works within the financial budget of the family.

Lagond can claim a proven track record since 2002 when it comes to helping students go on to some of the nation’s most prestigious colleges and ivy league universities, as well as assisting in attaining placement in many of the nation’s most prestigious programs and competitions. Since its founding, Lagond students have received a total of $16 million dollars in scholarship grants to the colleges of their choice.


OVERVIEW OF COLLEGE COUNSELING SERVICES:  

  • Qualify the student’s goals and help identify a focused plan of action required to apply to specific schools and their programs
  • Review academic records and standardized test scores
  • Give tips on navigating through college websites
  • Customize a college timeline and strategy that allows students to organize and manage the college application process
  • Offer preliminary musical evaluation to develop a plan of action relating to musical ability
  • Coordinate college requirements with your individual teacher’s lesson plans
  • Encourage YOUR personal style and musical statement
  • Receive a list of schools that fit your goals
  • Suggest best times to visit colleges, receive a warm introduction to college department heads for you to speak with, classes to observe and professors to take a private lesson with when visiting
  • Conduct in-house or Skype mock auditions and admissions interviews
  • Build your resume with internships and performance opportunities pertaining to the different majors that will make you stand out
  • Assist you in building your first professional website and learn how to work your social media
  • Establish a broader educational and professional network
  • Learn how to present yourself from the minute you walk into a room, first step on stage or pen to paper
  • Advise or produce pre-screening audition recordings
  • Acquire appropriate Letters of Recommendation
  • Review essays and applications
  • Identify competition and scholarship opportunities


Below is a sampling of college and university acceptances by Lagond Music students:

American University
Berklee College of Music
City College of NY
Colgate University
Eastman School of Music
Elon University
Georgetown
Harvard University
Manhattan School of Music
McGill University – Schulich School of Music
McNally Smith College of Music
New England Conservatory
New York University
Northeastern University
Northwestern University
Oberlin Conservatory
Quinnipiac University
Rutgers University
State University of New York, Albany
State University of New York, Binghamton
State University of New York, New Paltz
State University of New York, Purchase College
State University of New York, Stony Brook
The New School
Tulane University
UCLA
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Colorado, Denver
University of Hartford – Hartt School of Music
University of Maryland
University of Massachusetts
University of Miami – Frost School of Music
University of Michigan
University of Rochester
University of Texas
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin – Mead Whitter School of Music
Washington University
Williams College

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9 Haven Street
Elmsford, New York 10523
Phone: (914) 345-0512
Fax: (914) 909-4610
Email: info@lagondmusic.org

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