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Study Abroad programs are not created equal. If #StudyAbroad is important to you, research the options at the colleges you are considering.
Study abroad programs are not created equal. Study abroad options are different at each college you may be considering. Therefore, it is important for you to do your research if study abroad is important to you.
Study abroad programs are not created equal. Study abroad options are different at each college you may be considering. Therefore, it is important for you to do your research if study abroad is imp…
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Educational Consultant focused on helping students and their families through the college admissions process.
As college admissions become more competitive, the admissions process
can be very stressful for students and their families. My primary goal
is to help minimize anxiety for both students and their parents as we
move through the process together.
I have insider knowledge
about the admissions process from my years of working in college
admissions. Before starting JLV College Counseling, I served as
the Director of Admissions at a college in the Seattle area. In
addition to my past experience, I strive to stay on top of admissions
trends by participating in professional college admissions
organizations, reading admissions publications, networking with college
admissions professionals and visiting college campuses.
Although I am based in the San Francisco Bay area, I work with students
across the United States and around the world. Through the use of email,
telephone calls and video chats, you will have a partner through the
I look forward to the opportunity to assist you with your college counseling needs.
San Jose State University
Sociology, 2002 - 2004
University of California, Riverside
1998 - 2000
Fontana High School
1994 - 1998
College Counselor and Freelance Writer
Bay Area College Admissions Examiner, 2014 - present
Contribute articles about college admissions news, policies and advice on all areas of the college admissions process
JLV College Counseling
College Counselor, 2014 - present
I help students and their families through the college admissions process.
Director of Admissions, 2010 - 2012
University of La Verne
Assistant Director of Admissions, 2006 - 2009
University of California, Berkeley
Employer Relations and Recruiting Specialist, 2004 - 2006