Kate Malczewski, MBA, CEP

Independent Educational Consultant & Partner



What do I enjoy most about being a college consultant?
I love learning about colleges. I am passionate about helping students find their path after high school. And I believe in possibility.

Kate combines her extensive background in admissions and academic advising to help students find post-secondary options where they will thrive. She believes that post- secondary education is a critical and achievable pursuit for tomorrow’s leaders. Kate has the ability and knowledge to excite and inspire students to become active participants in their college search process.

When not at work, you will find Kate hanging out with her husband and two kids, working on puzzles in the winter, and tinkering out in her garden in the summer.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Director of Admission, Cornell College
  • Former chair of Bloomington Future Leaders Committee for Bloomington Chamber of Commerce
  • Former President of Iowa Association for College Admissions Counseling
  • Specializes in working with student with learning disabilities and ADHD
  • First-generation college graduate
  • Frequent presenter at workshops in high schools and businesses across the Twin Cities


  • CEP, Certified Educational Planner
  • MBA, Capella University
  • BA, International Business and French, Simpson College

Fun Question

If you could be a candy bar, what would you be, and why?

“Take 5 Bar. I am a master at 5-minute cat naps and breaks to recharge.”