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All independent educational consultants are not equally committed to ethics, education, access, volunteering, and collaborative relationships with colleges and high school counselors. HECA members model all of the behaviors above. We are HECA proud and committed to the betterment of our the college counseling industry.

HECA Statement of Standards and Ethics


Every one of HECA's independent educational consultants understands the importance of adhering to standards and ethics in the college admissions process. As we help students clarify what they want from their college education we listen, learn, and facilitate a process that focuses on honesty, integrity, and the best fit for the student.

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