The Right College For You specializes in:

  • Advising students in developing a well-constructed education plan to create opportunities 

  • Determining which colleges are a "good fit" in order to enhance chances of a positive outcome

  • Guiding families through college admissions and financial aid with confidence

To achieve this, I provide students with the tools and strategies to help him or her succeed such as:

  • Transcript review

  • A customized college list

  • Advice on summer plans and extracurriculars

  • High school course planning

  • Essay coaching

  • College visit planning

  • Timelines and calendars that reduce stress

  • SAT and ACT guidance 

  • Interview preparation

  • Resume feedback

  • Application management that bolsters a student's own executive functioning

  • Support with the financial aid process

  • Guidance through the decision making process

I have worked with hundreds of students from all over Northern California and have helped them find, and attend, their "right" college.  See the list to the right for just some the schools my students have been accepted to.

The Right College For You Acceptance List:


University of California: Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Riverside


In-State Private Colleges: Azusa Pacific, Biola, Cal Lutheran, Chapman, Dominican, Claremont McKenna, Loyola Marymount, Mills, Occidental, Pepperdine, Pitzer, Point Loma, Santa Clara, Scripps, St. Mary's, Stanford, USC, University of Redlands, University of the Pacific, University of San Diego, University of San Francisco, Whittier

Out-of-State Private Colleges: American University, Beloit, Brown, Bucknell, Carnegie Mellon, Case Western, Creighton, Drexel, Eckerd, Elon, George Fox, Gonzaga, Kenyon, Hampshire, Lewis and Clark, Mount Holyoke, Northeastern, Ohio Wesleyan, Reed, Seattle Pacific, Seattle University, Seton Hall, Syracuse, St. Olaf, University of Chicago, University of Denver, University of Miami, University of Puget Sound, Willamette, Whitman, Whitworth, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

California State System: Channel Islands, Chico, East Bay, Fullerton, Humboldt, Long Beach, Monterey Bay, Pomona, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, Sonoma

Honors Colleges and Programs:  Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University, Clark Honors College University of Oregon, University Honors College Oregon State, University of Arizona Honors Program, Weber Honors College San Diego State University, UC Irvine Honors Program, Cal Poly SLO Honors Program

Out-of-State Public Universities: Auburn, Boise State, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State Fort Collins, Florida State, Georgia Institute of Technology, Indiana Univeristy, Kansas State, Michigan State, Montana State Bozeman, Northern Arizona University, Oregon State University, Penn State, Portland State University, Purdue, State University of New York at Buffalo, Towson, University of Alabama, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Florida, University of Hawaii Manoa, University of Idaho, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Kansas, University of Nevada Reno, University or Oregon, University of Pittsburgh, University of South Carolina, University of Rhode Island, University of Utah, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Washington State, Western Washington

Specialized Programs: Berklee College of Music, California College of the Arts, Fashion Institute of Design, Five-year Dual-Degree Seton Hall, Otis College of Art and Design, Missouri University of Science and Technology, SALT (Strategic Alternative Learning Techniques) Center at the University of Arizona, Tisch School at New York University, University of Denver Lamont School of Music, University of Pacific Pre-Dental Advantage Program

Colleges Outside of the U.S.: American University of Paris, McGill, University of British Columbia, University of Edinburgh

The Right College For You