Guided by the best in the nation.

We deliver the best counselors from across America.

Access a national network of over 25,000 private college counselors. Ensure that your child finds the perfect person to help them achieve their goals. Why settle for a local counselor, when your child’s college of choice is in another state? We connect you to counselors with college-specific knowledge and insight.

Our dedicated team monitors thousands of talented counselors, so you can be confident that you are getting the best value for your money.

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Coached by a top student.

Your child’s support team does not stop with their counselor.

There’s no better coach for your child than someone on the inside who can give them the scoop based on personal experience. We place a top student from your child’s target college at their side. There, they will help them navigate the admissions process and teach them to craft the perfect application.

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Our counselors deliver students to top colleges.

Meet the talent.

We build a student’s team from professionals with great personalities and track records. All of our counselors have undergone the strictest of vetting procedures.

The following section introduces you to a few of our talented counselors. Hear it straight from them. Learn about their experience and success.

Head
Counselors.

Chris

Harvard University, MLA, History; Wayne State University, BA.

History

For over eight years, Chris has supported students across the globe in fulfilling their college aspirations. Chris started out as a college admissions consultant, where he helped community college students reduce their loan obligations by constructing comprehensive transfer strategies, maximizing the use of CLEP and AP credits, and scoring scholarships.

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Matt

University of Illinois, MBA; Grinnell College, BA, Philosophy

Business

After graduating from Grinnell College with a degree in philosophy and policy studies, Matt worked as a College Counselor and Standardized Test Teacher at The American Farm School in Thessaloniki, Greece. Next, he served as an admissions officer at the University of Chicago, where he read and evaluated several thousand applications for The College, focusing on matching the College’s needs with students excelling in academics, extracurricular programs, and intellectual pursuits.

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Topher

Santa Clara University, MA, Counseling & BS.

Psychology

With over thirty years of experience working in higher education, Topher has done it all! Not only has he worked at Stanford University in career planning, but also at Santa Clara University as a college admissions professional and at a California community college as an academic advisor and registrar.

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Erin

California State University, MS, School Counseling & BA.

Psychology

Erin has spent over twenty years working as a professional counselor, specializing in K-12 Education, Student Counseling, Special Education, and Educational Technology.

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Alison

University Of Hawaii, Hilo, BA,

Psychology

Alison has helped hundreds of students during her career as an educator and counselor. During her years as an English teacher, Alison connected deeply with her students and often helped them to craft their essays and personal statements.

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Lindsay

University Of Miami

Business Management

Lindsay specializes in guiding students through the college admissions process and helping them find schools that are a great fit academically, socially, and financially.

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College
Coaches.

Michael

Georgia Institute Of Technology

Industrial Engineering

Mike is a junior at the Georgia Institute of Technology majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering with a minor in Computing Intelligence.

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Kevin

Stanford University

Management Science and Engineering

Kevin is a sophomore at Stanford studying Management Science and Engineering (MS&E) and minoring in music.

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Maria

Barnard College

Neuroscience and Behavior

Maria is a junior at Barnard College of Columbia University studying neuroscience and behavior with a minor in Russian.

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Nicholas

University Of Pennsylvania

Physics

Nick is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in physics with a concentration in business, and minoring in economics.

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Amanda

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Behavioral Economics

Amanda is a sophomore studying Behavioral Economics at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

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Financial
Counselors.

Julie

Long Island University, BS

Psychology

Julie has a long history in the financial industry, having originally started her career as a stock broker with Oppenheimer Holdings before later moving to The American Stock Exchange. She became a college financial consultant in 2010 and has been dedicated to helping students and their families maximize their financial aid opportunities ever since.

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Blaine

La Salle University, MBA, Finance; Millersville University, BA

Education

Prior to founding Financial Aid Coach, Blaine worked in the financial aid industry as a counselor for students and families for several years at schools including Millersville University, where he completed a degree in education, and La Salle University, where he graduated with his MBA in Finance. In his capacity as a financial aid counselor, Blaine was able to learn the ins and outs of financial aid first-hand.

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