That is good advice but I don't think she will have a problem with the character and fitness portion of the bar. I know some of this stuff has been expunged from her record and the pot stuff, she had such a small amount all 3 times that she was given possession tickets, not arrested. Thank you for the reply.
Not directly related but something else to consider before moving to hire a consultant or anything is that drug convictions can prevent you from receiving student loans (basically if you were on drugs and had federal loans at the same time). You might direct her to http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/before013.htm to make sure this won't apply to her.