College Planning Services, Inc. BBB Business Review



The most important part of our business model is providing our clients with timely support services. Most parents don’t realize it is easy to get their children into college, the problem arises in getting them graduated. Our success rate is 92% of our clients’ children graduate, versus the national statistic of 50%.

Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation (
The Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation is a nonprofit scientific research and educational organization that studies human abilities and provides people with the knowledge of their aptitudes that will help them in making decisions about school and work. This company does an excellent job with aptitude testing.

Working with hundreds of colleges and universities since 1997, provides virtual college tours and academic multimedia.

Destination-U (
Destination-U is an online service that individually matches college bound students to colleges where they are most likely to thrive based on their unique needs, interests, talents, and aspirations.

Greek (
Since 1994 has provided fraternity & sorority web site directories and chapter listings.

Peterson’s (
Since 1966, Peterson’s has helped to connect individuals, educational institutions, and corporations through its critically acclaimed books, Web sites, online products, and admissions services. Peterson’s reaches an estimated 105 million consumers annually with information about colleges and universities, career schools, graduate programs, distance learning, executive training, private secondary schools, summer opportunities, study abroad, financial aid, test preparation, and career exploration.


Office of Post Secondary Education Campus Security(
Provided by of the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education, the OPE Campus Security Statistics Web site is a tool to check on campus crime statistics for colleges across the country. It is your direct link to reported criminal offenses for over 6,000 colleges and universities in the United States. If you or your child are thinking of attending college in a large urban city, a small liberal arts college, a specialized college, or a community college you can find their security statistics here.


The College Board (
The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association composed of more than 4,700 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. It provides programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program®(AP). Visit their web site for the College Scholarship Service Profile Form registrations and online application.

Federal Trade Commission (

Hobsons College View (

My College Guide (

SallieMae (
Sallie Mae®, the nation’s leading provider of education funding, has helped millions of Americans achieve their dream of a higher education. The company primarily provides federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), and offers comprehensive information and resources to assist students, parents and guidance professionals with the financial aid process.

U.S. Department of Education (
The site provides financial aid information, FAFSA online (, and information regarding other federal aid programs such as the Supplemental Education Opportunity and Pell Grants.