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Lisa, Private School Consultant

University of Pennsylvania, BA, Elementary Ed.
Philadelphia College, BS

Lisa has been a professional in education in Los Angeles since 1991. She was the Director of Admissions K-12 at Wildwood School and PK-6 at Echo Horizon School. She also worked at the Archer School for Girls, PS #1, and Westside Neighborhood School. Lisa’s experience has given her an understanding of what schools are looking for and enables her to help parents navigate the admissions process from an insider’s point of view. Lisa has been helping families with the admission process as a Director of Admission for 14 years.  She is a former steering committee member of ESAD (Elementary School Admission Directors).

Rob, College Application Specialist

Harvard University, MA
Colorado College, BA

Rob has taught writing and history at a prestigious private day school in Chicago as well as being on their admissions committee. He has been an academic and college essay coach for students who have been admitted to Yale, Brown, Stanford, Columbia, and Harvard. Rob has interviewed hundreds of students for private school and college admissions.  He provides our families with calm, patience, and expertise to make the application and interview process as seamless as possible.

Elizabeth, College Career Counselor

Pepperdine University, MBA
California State University, BS
UCLA College Counseling Certified

Elizabeth gladly supports stressed out, time-starved parents who want the best college and career options for their teenagers.  With certifications from the most respected career assessments, Elizabeth has helped students select college majors and careers that will pay off after college graduation.  Her students have been accepted to Harvey Mudd, Santa Clara University, UCLA, UC Berkeley, University of Michigan and many more.  If your teen is ready to roll up their sleeves and experience the personal pride of earning a place at their dream school, then Elizabeth is your college counselor. 

Jacqueline, College Consultant

Columbia University, M Ed, MA
Brandeis University, BA

Prior to her work as an Independent Consultant, Jacqueline served as a Director of College Counseling, Dean of Students and School Counselor at top high schools in Santa Monica, CA as well as Westchester, NY, and Long Island, NY.  Complimenting her vast knowledge of the college admissions process, Jacqueline holds two Masters' degrees in Counseling Psychology. Under Jacqueline's guidance students readily engage in self-exploration through their college search, making her a perfect choice for the complex needs of families throughout high school.

Jane, College Counselor

University of Pennsylvania, MA
Antioch University, MA
Dartmouth College, BA

Jane is a former Associate Dean of Admissions for the University of Pennsylvania and has been the Director of the Western Regional Office for the University of Pennsylvania.  She has been working with westside students as a college counselor for over 20 years.  Jane holds Master degrees in American Studies and Clinical Psychology. Her insider knowledge of what really happens in the admissions office, as well as her background in psychology makes her a perfect choice for the complex needs of families during the college application process.  Jane currently serves on the Board of Windward School.

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