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Stress Free Scholars

Let's do the college search on our terms: healthy & happy


Join Me

I'm Dr. Thom and after almost 20 years in highly selective admissions I started teaching young people and families how to be confident in the college search.

I started Stress Free Scholars for all of us who believe that applying to college should be empowering and most of all, fun.

Join us on the journey

Be prepared for what's next in your family's college search.
Why should you get Stress Free?
Private Community + Support

You'll get exclusive access to our private community so you can connect with other Stress Free Scholars across the world!

Our private, members-only Facebook group is the place where you can share your goals with the community each week. Come celebrate your successes, as well as get your questions answered from Dr. Thom & your fellow Scholars. 

What Are We Talking About?
  • How to help your child find a great college without all of the stress and anxiety (thus the Stress Free part)

  • Picking the right courses to best prepare for college

  • How to plan for paying for college

  • Who gets scholarships and why?

  • Exploring colleges and majors

  • How to get the most out of college visits

  • How to think like and admissions officer

  • And a ton more . . .

Live College Coaching

You will receive two live college coaching session each month!

Watch and interact with Dr. Thom live on our bi-weekly video coaching sessions. Coaching covers topics such as selecting the right coursework in high school, financial aid and scholarships, and of course, how to apply to college while maintaining the health and wellness of your student and family.

Get Your Questions Answered

Q + A

Inside the community, you can ask questions of Dr. Thom as well as any of your fellow Stress Free Scholar families. Tap into the knowledge and experience of Golden Educational Consulting and the entire community.

Latest Tools & Resources

Get access to the tools we use to guide families through a stress free college search.

Save tons of time by letting us curate all of the very best resources right to your fingertips.  You'll get access to our best videos, guides, ebooks, and templates.

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Connect with the Community

Learn from the experiences of parents and students who have been there and done that.

The Stress Free community welcomes people who understand that it is not about the name of the college, but the character and health of the student.  We can't wait to meet you and your family.

Here's the deal

Was $50 per month
Now $25 per month
If you join by March 1st

No gimmicks.  No spam.  Risk free.  Cancel anytime.

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