Informed Process. Wise Decisions. Great Outcomes.


Personalized Guidance To Help Students Identify, Apply and Gain Admission to the Best Colleges for Them

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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College Applications: Learn about University’s Mission and Values

When high school students visit and research colleges and universities, it is important that they learn about a school’s mission, values and founding principles.  That information is useful as they consider whether a school appeals. It’s also helpful as they try to assess whether that school is a place that will help them achieve their goals and

Principles of Good Practice

As a Certified Educational Planner (CEP) and member of the Association of Certified Educational Planners (AICEP), the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), and the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), I adhere to their policies on Ethics and Professional Practice.

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