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Times Have Changed

It’s not like when we applied. The college admissions process has become increasingly complex and competitive. Guidance from a professional who knows colleges and the process of college admissions is helpful in determining what is best for the student and what is realistic from a competitive admissions standpoint.

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Meet Jane

I have spent over 20 years in higher education as a university administrator and educational planner. With an office in lower Westchester County in New York, I support clients throughout the tri-state area in person.  I also provide guidance to students throughout the country by telephone and email.

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My Role as Educator

I wish that more was written about the integral role of college admissions advisors and independent educational consultants (IECs) as educators. In the current, complex and often competitive terrain of college admissions, we teach. I teach students about college curriculum, general education requirements…

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Translating College Knowledge into Action Makes Students Stronger Applicants

While students and parents think that the process by which colleges choose whom to admit is all about the qualifications of the applicant, in reality it is about a whole lot more. Ultimately colleges are self-serving. Many of their admission policies and practices are designed with their own interests and agendas in mind. Knowing that

Regional Reps Play Key Role for College Admissions

Most admissions offices in colleges and universities are organized by region with admissions counselors assigned to geographic areas and identified as regional representatives. I live and work in Westchester County, where many of my clients attend high school. When I call a school to gain information on behalf of a client I’m often asked where

College Admissions in 2016: What Families Should Know

Too often there is a disconnect between what families and colleges understand to be important in college admissions. In the absence of information from colleges about what makes their institutions unique and what they really focus on in the determination of admissions decisions, families too often find themselves reacting to all the noise and unknowns out