Our Difference

Our team makes all the difference in the world! We want to make sure you receive the best and most up to date information from professionals who are invested in your student and our profession. That’s why we encourage our team to have memberships in professional organizations, to participate in committees, and to continuously learn about the landscape of higher education. Being well-educated in the industry gives us the tools to help every student succeed. You get your information from the folks who do this job 24/7.


  • We’ve spent our careers working in higher education and career development, helping others achieve their desired outcomes. We understand how student success factors impact educational goals.
  • We’ve helped hundreds of families navigate the college search process. We use a student-focused, self-discovery process that leads every client to a great set of college choices.
  • We’ve coached hundreds of students through their first years of college, helping them make decisions to open doors in their new environment.


Invest in a counselor with credentials:

  • We’re trusted experts in the field. Our consultants have earned college counseling certificates from the University of California, have attended IECA’s Summer Training Institute, and we boast two Certified Educational Planners on our consultant roster!
  • We are committed to continually developing our skills and knowledge of our profession by attending professional conferences and taking classes critical to our industry.
  • Our Independent Educational Consultants and College First Year Coaches are members of our industry’s professional associations, committing to a code of professional development and ethical practices. We often serve on state and national committees, allowing us a voice in shaping the future of the industry.


  • Every student comes to us with a unique set of skills and talents. We’re excited to support them through the process of identifying their individual goals and priorities. Knowing who you are is key to making a successful college experience.
  • We understand that sometimes students (and parents) can get stressed about planning for the transition to college. Our perspective and experience help make the search process informative, enlightening, and yes – FUN!