To qualify for full membership, a consultant must demonstrate familiarity and a working relationship with a wide range of educational institutions. In addition, full members must demonstrate extensive experience and skill in consulting techniques and a depth of knowledge of diagnostic testing.

While many types of experience and skills are considered, specific requirements for full membership include:

  • Appropriate Educational Experience, a master’s degree from an accredited institution, or significant professional experiences.
  • Professional interactions, supported by appropriate professional references, plus evidence of visits to educational institutions as follows:
    College Admission: 50 Visits
  • Three years of experience in counseling or admissions, with a minimum of 50 students placed in a school, college, or program, while employed or working in a private practice. “Independent practice” is defined as a principle profession, or as a professional work.