Independent College Counselor

 

APPLYING FOR COLLEGE /UNIVERSITY AFTER SENIOR HIGH / SECONDARY SCHOOL

As an independent college counselor, I work privately & collaboratively with individuals to help them realize their full educational potentials as they make choices about pursuing their post – secondary educational options, including career exploration & job analysis.

I help students:

My college counseling clients range from senior high / secondary school students in large urban public school districts with limited counseling resources, to highly gifted students seeking early college entrancespecial education students with learning disabilities (LD) / Asperger’s / Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) / AD / HD / twice-exceptional (“2e“), English as a Second Language (ESL), international students, & students in community colleges or universities wishing to transfer to other four-year universities / colleges.

 TRANSFERRING COLLEGES / UNIVERSITIES

As an independent college transfer counselor, I also help students:

EACH YEAR I TOUR A NUMBER OF UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES IN ORDER TO FORM A FIRSTHAND IMPRESSION OF WHAT STUDENTS CAN EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER THERE.

HERE ARE SOME OF THE SCHOOLS THAT I HAVE MOST RECENTLY HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT:

2017: Bennington College, Simmons  College, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Massachusetts College of Art & Design (MassArt), Brandeis University, Emmanuel College, Wheaton College Massachusetts, Providence College Rhode Island, University of California Los Angeles, Princeton University, The College of New Jersey, Drew University, William Paterson University, Rutgers University, Lawrence University, Ripon College, University of Wisconsin Madison, Beloit College, Marquette University, Landmark College, Birmingham-Southern College, Mount St. Mary’s University Los Angeles, American Jewish University, Woodbury University, & California State University Northridge.

2016: California State University Long Beach, University of California Irvine, Occidental College, University of Southern California, California State University Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, Santa Monica College, University of Portland, Pacific University, Lewis & Clark College, George Fox University, Linfield College, Western Oregon University, Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Willamette University, Portland State University, Reed College, Concordia University, University of California Berkeley, University of Nevada Reno, Alfred State College, Buffalo State College, Canisius College, Daemen College, D’Youville College, Medaille College, Niagara University, St. Bonaventure University, State University of New York Fredonia, & University at Buffalo.

2015: Eastern Washington University, Whitworth University, Gonzaga University, Washington State University, University of Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College, Whitman College, College of Idaho, Boise State University, The Claremont Colleges, Point Loma Nazarene University, Bradley University, Illinois Wesleyan University, & Augustana College.

2014: California Lutheran University, University of New Mexico, University of Washington (Seattle, Tacoma, & Bothell), The Evergreen State University, Western Washington University, University of Puget Sound, Seattle University, Seattle Pacific University, Cornish College of the Arts, St. Martin’s University, & Nanjing University China.

2013: University of California San Diego, Marymount College, Musicians Institute, Lehigh University, Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Lafayette College, Moravian College, Muhlenberg College, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis University, Maryville University, University of Indiana Bloomington, Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University, Ohio University, Kent State University, John Carroll University, Otterbein University, Marietta College, & Baldwin Wallace University.

I AM COMMITTED TO MAINTAINING HIGH INDEPENDENT COLLEGE / UNIVERSITY COUNSELING STANDARDS THAT FOSTER THE CORE VALUES OF PROFESSIONALISM, COMPETENCE, COLLABORATION, TRUST, EDUCATION, FAIRNESS, EQUITY, & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AMONG THOSE INVOLVED IN STUDENTS’ POST-SECONDARY / TERTIARY EDUCATION TRANSITION PROCESSES, ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR COLLEGE ADMISSION COUNSELING & INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANTS ASSOCIATION STATEMENTS OF PRINCIPLES OF GOOD PRACTICE (SPGP).

Member, Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA)

Member, National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

Member, Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC)