Chegg, the company known for textbook rentals and Zinch.com, announced Tuesday they now offer affordable college counseling. The cost is $24 per hour. In addition, Chegg has partnered with the Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) to offer two hours of free college counseling for first-generation low-income students who sign up through ImFirst.org. The service connects college-bound students with a network of counselors via video, audio and/or text.
Students wishing to receive college counseling can visit InstaEDU to find college counselors who can help them with various area of the college admissions process. Examples of services available include college research suggestions, college list formation, and application and essay review. The college counselors have a wide range of experience including a former Director of Admissions at Stanford University to current financial aid counselors. College counseling is currently available by appointment, but Chegg hopes to offer on-demand counseling in the future.
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