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Avery Educational Resources, LLC, under the direction of Dr. Erin Avery, is an independent educational consulting practice that specializes in counseling students and their families throughout the traditional college, boarding school, and graduate school search and application process as well as career counseling. 


A fierce proponent of Best-Fit Decisions®, Dr. Avery works comprehensively one-on-one with clients to establish a list of programs that are the best match for each unique student and accompanies each student throughout the entire application process. Balancing an approach that is both high touch and high tech, Dr. Avery’s bespoke services are also complemented by her workshops and her College Application Boot Camp offered annually each summer: a parent favorite designed for rising seniors to complete a majority of their application work before they embark on their senior year of academics. 

SAT and ACT Test Prep

The summer between your sophomore and junior year is the ideal time to start preparing for the ACT and SAT. You can front-load your preparation and reduce the stress of juggling classes, extracurriculars, and test preparation in the fall. For most students, concentrated, high-quality preparation over the summer is the single best strategy for acceptance into your top college choices.


Avery Education offers the best in individual tutoring with a team of master tutors. Every one of our tutors is a seasoned teaching professional with more than two decades of teaching and test preparation experience. They know these exams inside and out, how the test developers think, and the skill sets that must be developed to beat these tests.

Your tutor will conduct streamlined high-impact tutoring sessions with one objective: to improve on those areas that will translate into the highest yield for score improvement. Our experienced tutors will work with you form day one to develop a testing strategy that is best for you and you alone. After you complete your tutoring, you’ll be fully prepared on test day, brimming with confidence and ready to handle whatever they try to throw at you.

College Admission

Avery Educational Resources, LLC offers a choice of college search packages to meet the needs of a wide variety of students. For those seeking a traditional college experience, we offer our Self-Discovery and Best Fit® packages. For students pursuing a specific educational path, we offer specialized packages, such as Creative Colleges, Prestige Aspirations track, Scholar Athlete, Equestrian Excellence, and Catholic/Homeschool programs. For students with special needs, we have developed a Learning Differences Package. Finally, for out-of-country students or students with exceptional circumstances, we offer Bespoke, an all-inclusive, customized, personalized college package.

Boarding School Admission

Choosing the right boarding school is no small task. There are few decisions that will have such a significant impact on your child. Erin’s expertise will help ensure that this critical decision will set the stage and be the catalyst for the trajectory that you want to see for your child.

Official SSAT Flex Test Site

The Avery Educational Resources office in Fair Haven serves as an SSAT Flex Test Center and provides a quiet, relaxed environment for test-taking. A flex test is the administration of the test on any date other than the national test dates.  Students who normally receive special accommodations in a school setting may be granted accommodations.

Seminars and Workshops

Operation Application: Developed for rising seniors who wish to complete their college applications and essays before the start of senior year, this seminar condenses the application component of the Best Fit Decisions® process. Offered during the summer months in a friendly, small group environment, the seminar demystifies applications and prepares students before the academic year commences.

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