Find Educational Consultants

This directory lists educational consultants that offer placement services in college-preparatory and special-needs private schools. Consultants can guide families through the details of the admissions process, save them significant amounts of time in researching schools, and increase the likelihood of a successful private school search. Consultants are professionals that charge a fee for their services.

Learn more about educational consultants, their benefits, fees, and tips on using them

Note that consultants often advise families throughout the country or internationally - feel free to contact consultants outside of your region. Consultants seeking to get listed, please email us.

Private School Consultant Directory:

Canada (Quebec)

Site member since: August 2018
Stéphane Paradis
1093 de la Souveraine Quebec G2L 2L9 Canada
Placement Prep School offre aux familles un service complet ou à la pièce en soutien à la préparation de vos demandes d'admission dans un Prep School. Le service de consultation offert (coaching SSAT et TOEFL, préparation aux entrevues, aide financière, CV, vidéos, correspondances en anglais…) est basé sur une approche structurée et adaptée aux besoins des familles. Vous pouvez consulter mon site internet: www.PlacementPrepSchool.net. Et ma page facebook:https://www.facebook.com/PlacementPrepSchool/ pour obtenir plus de détails sur mon offre et les services et produits offerts. Il me fera plaisir de vous rencontrer en personne sur rendez-vous cet été et durant l’année scolaire pour vous informer sur les Prep Schools et les étapes pour y faire une demande d’admission. Au plaisir!

Canada (Toronto)

Site member since: October 2018
Global Academic Consultants, LLC  
100% Virtual Counseling
Toronto Canada
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Peoria)

Site member since: January 2018
Gail Curran
85382
9725 W. Marco Polo Rd Peoria AZ 85382 United States of America
Gail Curran, MS, MBA, CEP is a Certified Educational Planner and a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and the Small Boarding Schools Association (SBSA). Ms. Curran is Founder and President of Optimal Edu Options. She received an M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies and an M.B.A. in Organizational Leadership. Optimal Edu Options provides educational consulting services and SSAT Flex Testing for students interested in attending a boarding school. She is passionate about helping young people achieve their goals.

Canada (Vancouver)

Site member since: October 2016
Bryan Ide
Education Director
5750 Oak St, 5th Floor Vancouver BC V6M 2V9 Canada
Key Admissions Educational Consulting Inc. is an educational enrichment and admissions guidance organization dedicated to guiding a student’s educational path. At KEY, we take a long-term, strategic approach centered on the individual student’s best interests. From our KEY Early Years early childhood classes through to our KEY university admissions guidance, all our programs and services are designed to give each of our students the best opportunity to thrive within their current education environment and beyond. Bryan believes in the transformational power of education and is passionate about helping students and families make the right educational choices. He graduated from St. George’s School and holds a BA from Cornell University and an MA from Columbia University. He has spent most of his professional life in education having worked in institutional advancement for both St. George’s School and the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia. Also, he is the past chair of the Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassador Network Committee for British Columbia. Bryan is a member in good standing with the Higher Education Consultants Association and is nearing completion of his Associate Certified Academic Life Coach certification.

China (Beijing )

Site member since: December 2011
Jack Cao
Managing Director
8 BCD CITIC Bldg, 19 Jianwai Avenue Beijing Beijing 100004 China
Phone: 86 10 65006580
Fax: 86 10 65007480
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.dyo.com.cn
In the past decade, DY Oceanic Consultants has advised hundreds of Chinese students to step onto the journey of the boarding school education in the USA, Canada and the UK. Our mission is to provide the broad educational opportunities to the families and guide the students to approach to and eventually get in the target schools with our insight, expertise and enthusiasm. Our services include but not limited to the boarding school selection, application process, interview preparation, escorted school visits, summer programs, essay writing, etc. In addition to the regular students, we are also specialized in artistic or athletic students. With a high record of successful school placement, we empower more Chinese students to fulfill their dreams of education and life.

United States of America (Costa Mesa)

Site member since: January 2018
John A. Williamson, A.D., M.A. Arlen Global Advisors
CEO
1770 Orange Avenue Costa Mesa CA 92627 United States of America
Linden Educational Services and Arlen Global Advisors work with over 700 Boarding Schools worldwide in the U.S.A., U.K., Canada, Switzerland and other countries. We are dedicated to helping students from all over the world find the perfect Boarding School program for them. We continually work to help families and consultants, giving them perspective, guidance and trustworthy advice every step of the way. Our approach is tailored to the needs and specifications of each individual, ensuring strategic international Boarding School placements and an unprecedented transition for students into Western Education.

United States of America (Palo Alto)

Site member since: September 2003
Dr. Mark Burdick
PH.D.
415 Cambridge Ave. Suite 15 Palo Alto CA 94306
26 Seascape Village, Aptos, CA 95003 United States of America
Phone: 650-380-2011
Fax: 650-380-2011
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.drburdick.com
30 years of private, public school relationship building with schools to make the ‘right fit’. A licensed and credentialed psychological and educational resource center offering reliable, ethical, and thorough placement and assessment services in Northern, Southern California area. Dr. Burdick served as the Chair of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and sits on a number of other state & national & professional boards. He is also an international educational consultant — for international placements, go to http://www.worldeducationalconsulting.com. Final Note: Don’t settle for someone non-licensed or license out of force, and without proper training.

United States of America (San Francisco)

Site member since: September 2016
Global Academic Consultants
Founder/CEO
100% Virtual Counseling San Francisco CA United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

China (Wanchai)

Site member since: April 2014
Jennifer Yu
Director
8-12 Hennessy Road Wanchai Central 00000 China
Phone: 852-3568-0406
Fax: 852-3568-0412
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.arch-education.com
Founded by Oxbridge and Ivy League graduates, ARCH Education (ARCH) is a premier education institute based in Hong Kong that specializes in helping students aged 10-18 bridge the education gaps in skills, preparation, academics and curriculum systems.

Our global team of professional consultants based in the US and Hong Kong have helped students gain admissions offers from top boarding schools including Andover, Choate, Concord, Deerfield, Groton, Kent, Lawrenceville, Northfield Mount Hermon, Peddie, Stevenson, St. Paul's, Taft and more!

Our consultants provide comprehensive tailored support and guidance to applicants and families including:

1) Extra-Curricular Enhancement

2) Application Timing

3) Standardized Test Planning

4) School Selection

5) Essay Guidance

6) Recommendation Guidance

7) Mock Interviews

8) Waitlist Strategies

9) Enrollment Decision

10) Everything in between

United States of America (Boulder)

Site member since: October 2010
Dore E. Frances, PhD
PhD
4450 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite 100 Boulder CO 80303 United States of America
Professional guidance services for special needs students.

Specializing in Residential Boarding Schools, Residential Treatment Centers, Special Needs Schools, Outdoor Therapeutic Wilderness Programs, Therapeutic Boarding Schools, College Prep Schools, Summer Programs

A strength that Dr. Frances brings to her practice as an educational and therapeutic consultant is expertise in program evaluations.

Her doctorate’s degree is in Human Development with an emphasis in Diverse Families.

United States of America (Denver)

Site member since: September 2016
Global Academic Consultants, LLC
Founder/CEO
100% Virtual Counseling Denver CO United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Branford)

Site member since: September 2013
Chad Dorman
Founder, IEC
40 Rogers Street, Unit 3 Branford CT 06405 United States of America
Former educators with years of experience in education consulting and athletic recruitment, we specialize in the boarding school application process - from start to acceptance. Our comprehensive program works closely with the student to identify their needs, review their transcripts and test scores, research potential schools, advise on course selection as well as review and offer advice on the college essay and various applications. Interested? Have questions? Drop us a line to get in touch and schedule a meeting. Onward and upward!

United States of America (Darien)

Site member since: March 2005
Darien Academic Advisors
Kristin White - Director
975 Post Road Darien CT 06820 United States of America
We specialize in boarding school consulting, visiting many campuses and meeting with admissions directors to stay up to date on changes in school environment. We work with families in helping them to find several “good match” schools. Whether your child is a high-achiever looking for a greater challenge, or a student who is struggling and in need of more support, we will find appropriate schools.

We then help students to put their best foot forward in the competitive admissions process. A special consulting program is offered for “long distance” families outside of the NY/NJ area. Also, we have experience working with 11th grade and PG placements, and with families who start the process in the spring or summer, after many deadlines. Our rates are reasonable.

Kristin White, director, is a professional member of IECA, the Small Boarding Schools Association, and the NJ Association for College Admission Counseling. For detailed information, please visit: http://www.darienacademicadvisors.com.

United States of America (Greenwich)

Site member since: March 2014
Greenwich Private School Admissions Advisors
Dr. Diana Alexandrova and Dr. Paul Lowe
500 West Putnam Avenue, Ste 400 Greenwich CT 06830 United States of America
Greenwich Private School Admissions Advisors (GPAA), a division of Private school Admissions Advisors, provides private school admissions counseling and placement to assist families who live in Greenwich and Lower Fairfield County (Wilton, Weston, Westport, New Canaan, Darien, Norwalk, and Stamford) and Westchester County. We also help international families to prepare for admissions to private schools in these areas.

We focus exclusively on admissions to elite private day and boarding schools!

Private School Admissions Advisory Services: Convenient home consultation visits around clients' busy lifestyles, Application Assistance , Comprehensive Admissions & Placement , Interview Preparation and Skills Development, Relocation Counseling, International Family Counseling, Transfer Admissions Counseling, Wait List To Acceptance Consulting, Post-Rejection Consulting and After-Application-Deadline Consulting.

At GPSAA, our clients have the luxury of knowing that EXPERTS are leaving nothing to chance with regard to their children's futures!

United States of America (Westport)

Site member since: August 2010
Howard Greene & Associates
60 Post Road West Westport CT 06880 United States of America
For more than forty years, Howard Greene & Associates has advised students and their families on selecting the right independent boarding or day school, college, or graduate school to attend. Our goal is to help students identify and gain admission to those institutions that will provide the environment in which they will thrive and succeed.

Our accumulated experience has established us as experts not only in the field of secondary school and college admissions, but also in administration and governance in independent schools. Educators and corporate managers have utilized our expertise to advance their institutions. Howard and Matthew Greene are the authors of numerous educational planning guides, including "Making It into A Top College" and "The Greenes' Guide to Boarding Schools".

Howard Greene, Matthew Greene, Ginger Miller, and their professional associates assist families and institutions across the country and around the world from their offices in Westport, Connecticut and New York City. We invite you to explore our site and to contact us with questions and inquiries.

United States of America (Westport)

Site member since: January 2015
Matthew Greene
Ph.D.
60 Post Road West Westport CT 06880 United States of America
Matthew Greene is an independent educational consultant, working in affiliation with Howard Greene & Associates. He provides high level secondary and boarding school admissions advising, as well as college admissions counseling, graduate school admissions planning, and career counseling. Dr. Greene works with families across the country and around the world, from offices in Westport, CT, and New York City. He is the co-author, with Howard Greene, of the “The Greenes’ Guide to Boarding Schools” (Peterson’s) and numerous other educational planning books, including “The Hidden Ivies” and “Making It into A Top College”. Matthew Greene has been working with students of lower middle school age and older for many years, helping them and their parents understand their educational options. Our ongoing advising process focuses on learning about a student’s strengths, goals, and needs, and matching them with age and level appropriate choices. Dr. Greene works closely with junior boarding, senior boarding, and independent day schools through the admissions process, and helps students and parents with applications and interview preparation. Many families are also considering the pros and cons of their current public school system, or other public schools in areas where they are re-locating. International or expatriate families are usually very concerned about securing good educational options prior to undertaking any family move. Matthew Greene helps generate and evaluate academic choices, while explaining the relevant admissions process to be undertaken, and assisting students and parents with necessary components they must complete. Whether you are just beginning to plan for an eventual application to boarding school, moving from public to private school (or vice versa), considering a post-graduate (PG) year after high school, looking to repeat a high school year while transitioning to a new school, or managing a family relocation for personal or professional reasons, we can help make sure you are taking a comprehensive, holistic look into your options and making the most of the admissions process.

United States of America (Woodbridge)

Site member since: March 2011
Private School Admissions Advisors
Dr. Paul R. Lowe - President
245 Amity Road, Ste 203 Woodbridge CT 06525 United States of America
Private School Admissions Advisors, a division of Pinnacle Educational Center, provides private school admissions counseling and placement to assist domestic as well as international students and families prepare for admission to U.S. independent day and boarding schools. Pre-K through 12 and PGY.

Dr. Lowe is co-founder and president of Pinnacle Educational Center and BHA Education Consultants. He received a B.A. in biology and minored in physics from Brown University, a MD from Boston University School of Medicine, a Certificate in advanced management studies from Yale School of Management, and a Certificate in college counseling from Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions.

Private School Admissions Advisors' network of educational professionals are members of the following professional associations: Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB), Small Boarding School Association (SBSA), Education Industry Association (EIA), Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), New York State Association of College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC) and New Jersey Association of College Admissions Counseling.

We visit numerous independent day and boarding school campuses each year and perform a hands on analysis and evaluate each school's academic programs, facilities, faculty, administration and students. We also contact and meet with heads of schools, board and board members, executive directors, admissions directors, and enrollment directors to fully evaluate the true chemistry of a school.

Private School Admissions Advisors is located in Woodbridge, CT; 500 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT and at 405 Lexington Ave, New York, NY.

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United States of America (Woodbridge)

Site member since: July 2018
Boarding School Admissions Consultants
Dr. Paul Lowe and Dr. Nadine Cartwright-Lowe
245 Amity Road, Suite 203 Woodbridge CT 06525 United States of America
Boarding School Admissions Consultants is a division of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group’s Private School Admissions Advisors and is in partnership with Boarding School Admissions Research (BSAR).

We specialize in ADMISSIONS to TOP U.S. BOARDING SCHOOLS. We provide boarding school admissions counseling, application assistance, interview preparation, strategic advice and placement to assist U.S. and international parents who want their children to attend such elite U.S. boarding schools as Choate Rosemary Hall, Deerfield Academy, Hill School, Hotchkiss School, Lawrenceville Academy, Loomis Chaffee School, Phillips Academy Andover, Phillips Exeter Academy, St. Paul's School, Taft School and several others.

We continually visit TOP U.S. boarding schools, meet with admissions directors, enrollment directors, heads of schools and administrators to gather real-time information, perform research and gain insider-insight and knowledge that will help our clients gain a competitive advantage in the admissions process.

We also specialize in helping students who have applied and have been waitlisted and/or rejected to reapply and be accepted – Off-Waitlisted/Rejection-to Acceptance Program.

EXPERT ADVICE: Our clients have the luxury of knowing that EXPERTS are leaving nothing to chance with regard to their children's educational future and acceptance into top U.S. boarding schools.

Colombia (Bogotá)

Site member since: April 2017
Jennie Kent
M. Ed., CEP
Calle 81 #7-67 Bogotá DC 110221 Colombia
A graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School, Jennie Kent knows first-hand how powerful an impact the right school can make in a student’s life. Through personal assistance, orientation, and direct knowledge of independent schools, Jennie assists and provides educational consulting for families of students who are interested in individually tailored best fit opportunities in both the United States and Canada. Her services include transcript, testing, and extracurricular review, analysis of academic and personal interests to better identify a student's strengths in order to develop a school list, as well as strategic planning and organization of the entire application process.

United States of America (DC)

Site member since: October 2017
Joanna E. Cain Global Academic Consultants, LLC
President & Founder
100% virtual counseling DC DC 00000 United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the application and admissions process to private schools/boarding schools, colleges/universities, and graduate/professional programs around the world. We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere. We are also available to travel to the student for in-person counseling. GAC’s counselors (private school/boarding school experts and university professors with 25+ years of admissions counseling experience) assist students throughout the entire admissions process: identifying the best schools for the student; registering and preparing for standardized tests; guiding resume and essay writing; improving interview skills; and assisting with the decision-making process after acceptance. GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Boca Raton)

Site member since: September 2003
Judi Robinovitz
M.S., C.E.P., I.E.C.A.
12008 South Shore Blvd, Suite 105, Wellington, FL 33414
6250 Coral Ridge Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33076, USA
10435 Riverside Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410, USA
2625 Weston Road, Weston, FL 33332
750 Park of Commerce Blvd Suite 120 Boca Raton FL 33487 United States of America
Phone: (561)241-1610( Boca Raton )
(954) 510-0600 ( Coral Springs )
(561) 626-2662 ( Palm Beach Gardens )
(561) 333-8882 ( Wellington )
(954) 906-0400 (Weston)
(877) 438-2400 ( toll free )
Fax: (561)241-1605( Boca Raton )
(954) 510-0602 ( Coral Springs )
(561) 626-2756 ( Palm Beach Gardens )
(561) 333-8840 ( Wellington )
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.ScoreAtTheTop.com
Judi Robinovitz is a Certified Educational Planner with more than 30 years of experience in education. Specializing in educational planning for boarding school, college, and graduate school, she is also the author of numerous books, articles, and software on test preparation and educational planning. To keep pace with current educational trends, Robinovitz continually travels across America to assess colleges, boarding schools, therapeutic schools, and wilderness intervention programs.

Robinovitz’s independent-school expertise ranges from Florida private schools to boarding schools throughout the country, including therapeutic boarding schools and schools with comprehensive support programs for students with learning or attention challenges. She carefully guides families through the school selection and application process, supporting them with follow-up consultations throughout the term of placement.

As an active member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, the Higher Education Consultants Association, and the Secondary School Admission Test Board, Robinovitz is part of a professional network of admission directors, educators, psychologists and other educational consultants. She is also a member of the National Learning Disabilities Association and the Orton Dyslexia Society.

Fully committed to quality education for a broad spectrum of students, Robinovitz owns six learning centers/schools in South Florida. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools, the centers' professional tutors and teachers provide the highest quality academic support services as well as courses for academic credit and 1-on-1 private schooling in grades 1 through 12. A testing site for the SSAT, PSAT, and AP exams, Robinovitz and her staff also offer test preparation for the SSAT, ISEE, SAT, ACT, FCAT, and all other standardized tests.

Robinovitz studied at Harvard University, Rutgers University, and the University of Connecticut. She holds graduate and undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, all with highest honors. She is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

True to her mission statement, "Promoting educational excellence to help students score at the top of their potential," Robinovitz does just that!

United States of America (Miami)

Site member since: September 2016
Global Academic Consultants
Founder/CEO
100% Virtual Counseling Miami FL United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Miami)

Site member since: February 2017
Eyleen Ortiz
Dr.
1322 SW 92 Ct Miami FL 33174 United States of America
A-Z Educational Consulting is a comprehensive educational service group that specializes in providing a broad range of professional academic support for students, parents and school organizations. We work with parents to assist them in the selection of the most appropriate Private or Boarding School Placement for their child. We also provide concierge services that are above and beyond Private School Placement and Boarding School Placement.

United States of America (Boise)

Site member since: May 2011
Andrew Bryan
Independent Educational Consultant (IEC)
512 West Idaho Street Boise ID 83702 United States of America
Andrew Bryan is the founder and director of Emerge, and a member of Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA - 1998). He has worked with adolescents, young adults and their parents since 1989. Andrew is currently an educational consultant in private practice providing boarding school, college, and transitional placement options for students both nationally and internationally. He is a former board member of IECA.

United States of America (Bouse)

Site member since: July 2017
Andrew Bryan
Educational Consultant
512 W. Idaho Street #204 Bouse ID 83702 United States of America
Andrew Bryan is a founder and director of both Trek Epic and Emerge, as well as a professional member of Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). He has worked with adolescents and their families since 1989 and is a former board member of IECA. Andrew has been interviewed and quoted nationally on education related topics in The Seattle Times, The Lawlor Review, Post-Secondary LD Report, Newsweek, US News and World Report, The New York Times, CBS Marketplace, CBS Network Radio News, SmartMoney Magazine, Seattle's KUOW Weekday, College Bound Teen, LA Talk Radio, Homeward Bound Parent Call-in, and most recently, The Baltimore Sun

United States of America (Chicago)

Site member since: September 2018
Erik Cooper
Educational Consultant
1617 N Hermitage Ave, Apartment 3S Chicago IL 60622 United States of America
With more than 30 years as a student, teacher, coach, advisor and administrator in the independent school world, I have a broad understanding of how private schools function and how transformative a boarding school experience can be. I provide a high level of professional support, resources and advocacy to help your child put their best foot forward in the admissions process and to give families the information required to make well-informed and confident decisions about their educational future.

United States of America (Chicago)

Site member since: October 2018
Global Academic Consultants, LLC  
100% Virtual Counseling
Chicago IL United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Deerfield)

Site member since: September 2015
The Apire Group, Imy Wax
M.S., LCPC
1320 Carol Lane Deerfield IL 60015 United States of America
Phone: 847-945-0913
Fax: 847-945-6475
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.theaspiregroup.com
We believe that every person should have the opportunity to accomplish his or her goals. The Aspire Group Educational Consultants have the experience necessary to comprehensively interpret test data and identify our clients’ needs. Our knowledge of boarding schools and colleges allows us to pinpoint opportunities that will enhance our clients’ educational and emotional development. We are members of the following organizations: IECA, APA, ICA, NACAC, NATSAP, ACA, & AMHCA. Imy Wax is the best selling author of the highly acclaimed “K&W Guide to Colleges for Students with LEARNING DIFFERENCES (12TH EDITION).” Services available in the U.S. & internationally.

United States of America (Lexington)

Site member since: December 2004
Shropshire Educational Consulting, LLC
CEP
3079 1/2 Royster Road Lexington KY 40516 United States of America
Jane Schoenfeld Shropshire, an educational consultant since 1996, helps students and families with school and college searches of all types. She brings a valuable perspective on college admission to the boarding school search: previously, she served on admission committees at Tufts and Brandeis universities, as assistant provost at Brandeis and as associate dean of admission at Washington University in St. Louis. Throughout her years on college admission committees, she visited hundreds of boarding and day schools nationwide and overseas, and she has since continued to visit and learn about additional schools and colleges in order to help families identify the best match for their children. Ms. Shropshire is a graduate of Tufts and has completed graduate coursework at Tufts, Brandeis and Washington universities. She is a past president of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and a Certified Educational Planner (CEP).

United States of America (Baton Rouge)

Site member since: October 2018
Global Academic Consultants, LLC  
100% Virtual Counseling
Baton Rouge LA United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Amesbury)

Site member since: April 2017
Elizabeth Hall
Ed.M.
110 Haverhill Road, Building A, Suite 503 Amesbury MA 01913 United States of America
Our consulting services take the student and their family through each step of the search and application process for finding the “right fit” private day or boarding school. We work with students of all learning profiles, including those looking for a school that specializes in a specific learning disability, gifted learners and students looking for a new challenge or their perfect next step. We will equip your family with a sense of direction, strategic council and coaching to find the best schools to fit your child and to navigate the admissions process at those schools, including advocating for your child on their behalf. Hall Educational Resources prides itself on knowing schools and being honest with families in regards to what is an appropriate placement for your child.

United States of America (Boston)

Site member since: October 2017
Joanna E. Cain Global Academic Consultants, LLC
Founder & President
100% virtual counseling Boston MA 00000 United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the application and admissions process to private schools/boarding schools, colleges/universities, and graduate/professional programs around the world. We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere. We are also available to travel to the student for in-person counseling. GAC’s counselors (private school/boarding school experts and university professors with 25+ years of admissions counseling experience) assist students throughout the entire admissions process: identifying the best schools for the student; registering and preparing for standardized tests; guiding resume and essay writing; improving interview skills; and assisting with the decision-making process after acceptance. GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Braintree)

Site member since: January 2005
The Goldberg Center for Educational Planning™
M.Ed., CEP, M.S., M.A., L.M.H.C., N.C.C., L.I.C.S.W., IECA
25 Braintree Hill Park – Suite 406 Braintree MA 02184 United States of America
Phone: 781-848-8800
Fax: 781-848-4444
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.edconsult.org
Leslie S. Goldberg & Associates, LLC created The Goldberg Center for Educational Planning™ as a multidisciplinary approach to more sophisticated educational consulting. This concept, one of the first of its kind in the world, introduces a comprehensive range of integrated services designed to address the unique educational planning needs of each individual student. This center brings together the disciplines of educational consulting, advocacy, intervention and family supports into a central hub for addressing educational, social, emotional, behavioral and environmental drivers in the educational planning process. The professionals at The Goldberg Center bring to the educational planning process decades of experience working both in admissions offices and in private practice and are highly credentialed in a wide range of disciplines covering the many aspects of truly comprehensive educational planning. The Goldberg Center is an authorized test site for the ISEE and SSAT.

(Offices also in Connecticut and New York)

United States of America (Cambridge)

Site member since: October 2007
AQ Educational Consulting
86 Kirkland Street Cambridge MA 02138 United States of America
Marylou Marcus & Tom O'Dell lead AQ Educational Consulting. Tom and Marylou know that understanding each unique student and family provides the key to every successful placement. They draw on their 25+ years of combined experience as admission directors to provide outstanding expertise and perspective when guiding a family through the boarding school search process.

Contact AQ Educational Consulting to learn more about how we can help you find the right boarding school for your child.

United States of America (Worcester)

Site member since: September 2003
Renee LeWinter Goldberg
EdD, IECA
5 Suburban Road, #603 Worcester MA 01602 United States of America
I am an experienced educational planner with more than 30 years experience. I assist students with college-preparatory boarding schools as well as special needs schools and programs. I tailor my services to meet the unique needs and strengths of each client. I am patient, professional and prepared. My approach is student-focused and I am committed to clients successfully reaching their educational goals. Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP). I have an affiliation with the Hallowell Center in Sudbury, MA. I see Hallowell Center clients for school and college planning at the Hallowell Center offices - I continue to see clients in my own practice as well.

United States of America (Baltimore)

Site member since: January 2010
Rebecca B. Reynolds
M.A., CEP
502 Baltimore Avenue Baltimore MD 21204 United States of America
Phone: 410-494-0209
Fax: 410-494-0274
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.schoolsearchgroup.com
Rebecca Reynolds, a certified school psychologist and educational consultant for over twenty years, helps students and families determine appropriate school placement from pre-school through high school, inclusive of postgraduate and Gap year placements. Her associate, Irena Makarushka, Ph.D. assists families with college placement. Based on continued travel and extensive knowledge of local schools and those across the country, we assist in determining appropriate placements to traditional, non-traditional, special needs and learning disabilities schools, colleges and programs.

Rebecca Reynolds is a Certified Educational Planner, author of a book based on admission procedures and member of IECA, The International Dyslexia Association and the National Association of School Psychologists.

United States of America (Baltimore)

Site member since: October 2018
Global Academic Consultants, LLC  
100% Virtual Counseling
Baltimore MD United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Towson)

Site member since: October 2016
Rebecca Reynolds
MA/ CEP
502 Baltimore Avenue Towson MD 21204 United States of America
I work with students with learning profiles from learning differences to the gifted. I work with four year olds through college.

United States of America (Cherryfield)

Site member since: August 2004
DK Associates
Ed Consultants
PO Box 36 Cherryfield ME 04622 United States of America
Phone: 207-546-7559
Fax: 207-546-4455
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.dkeducational.com
Peter and Alice Duston in Maine; Masashi & Takashi Iizuka in Japan assist US and international students finding boarding school, summer school and college placements in New England. DK provides host family guardianship, visits students and provides family-like support for vacations.

The DK Team of Peter and Alice Duston, Erika Yates, Terrie Hardwick, Clyde Merrill, Jessica Naylor of Open Door Recovery and Jane Singer assists schools and families with difficult placements, suspension services for schools and students and second chance placements for dismissed students. We offer substance evaluations, counseling, education and assessments of students placed with us to provide schools and families a comprehensive perspective. DK offers 35 plus years of educational experience at all levels. We can help with placements of troubled teens in therapeutic boarding schools, wilderness programs, and residential treatment centers. We can provide Homestays at our homes in Cherryfield and Milbridge for suspended students or international students needing respite placement.

If you are a boarding school administrator or a parent with an immediate need to discuss a student with our Team, please call Peter Duston: 207-460-2499

In Japan, please contact Duston Ryugaku Center, Vertex Iizuka co., Ltd at tmiizuka@gaia.eonet.ne.jp. Please also visit our Japanese web site: http://www.ryugaku-d.com.

United States of America (Excelsior)

Site member since: December 2014
Heather Hyslop
Ms.
2585 Shadywood Road Excelsior MN 55331 United States of America
Heather Hyslop is an educational consultant specializing in boarding school and college guidance. After identifying the specific needs of an individual student, Heather will work closely with the student and the family to guide them through the process. A number of options are available to find the best solution for you or your child's needs. You can learn more at Hyslop Educational Consulting at http://www.hyslopedc.com/.

United States of America (St. Louis)

Site member since: September 2003
Independent School Placement Service of St. Louis, LLC
Rosalyn Lowenhaupt, CEP

CEP
7710 Carondelet Avenue, Suite 101 St. Louis MO 63105 United States of America
Phone: (314)727-4909
Fax: 314-727-4340
Email: Send a message
Rosalyn Lowenhaupt helps students and families with school and college searches of all types. In 1981, Ms. Lowenhaupt saw the need for such a service following nine years of teaching in day and boarding schools. Ms. Lowenhaupt holds an A.B. from Radcliffe College and an M.A. from University of Michigan. Ms. Lowenhaupt is a member of IECA and a Certified Educational Planner.

United States of America (Raleigh)

Site member since: April 2005
Robert Knox Kennedy & Associates
Director
1061-303 Wirewood Drive Raleigh NC 27605 United States of America
Robert Knox Kennedy offers professional assistance with choosing the right private high school for your child.

A graduate of McGill University and a diplomate of the Royal College of Organists, Kennedy draws on his more than 35 years of experience in music education to give you and your child sound, practical solutions. Kennedy has lived in Montreal, New York, London, Litchfield County in Connecticut, Nassau (Bahamas) and Miami. His four children attended private schools. He was co-founder and vice-principal of a private day school in Nassau.

Kennedy has been the Private School Guide for About.com (a New York Times company) since 1997. Based in Raleigh, NC, he also is available by appointment in Savannah, GA and Toronto, Ontario.

United States of America (Fort Lee)

Site member since: December 2015
New Jersey Admissions Advisors
Dr. Paul Lowe and Dr. Nadine Cartwright Lowe
One Bridge Plaza North, Suite 275 Fort Lee NJ 07024 United States of America
New Jersey Admissions Advisors (NJAA), a division of Pinnacle Educational Center/Admissions Advisors Group, provides private school admissions counseling and placement to assist families who live in New Jersey.

The majority of our clients live in the following counties in New Jersey: Bergen, Middlesex, Hudson, Somerset, Essex Morris, Passaic, Mercer, Monmouth and Union.

Our families seek admissions into and have been admitted to top private schools in New Jersey which include: Lawrenceville, Hun, Peddie, Pingry, Princeton Day, Blair, Gill St. Bernard, Dwight-Englewood, Delbarton and Stuart Country Day. Our families have been admitted to top boarding schools outside of New jersey.

We focus exclusively on admissions to elite private day and boarding schools! We also help international families and families who are in the process of relocating to New Jersey to prepare for admissions to private schools.

Private School Admissions Advisory Services: Convenient home consultation visits around clients' busy lifestyles, Application Assistance , Comprehensive Admissions & Placement , Interview Preparation and Skills Development, Relocation Counseling, International Family Counseling, Transfer Admissions Counseling, Wait List To Acceptance Consulting, Post-Rejection Consulting and After-Application-Deadline Consulting.

At NJAA, our clients have the luxury of knowing that EXPERTS are leaving nothing to chance with regard to their children's futures!

United States of America (Fort Lee)

Site member since: July 2018
Boarding School Admissions Consultants
Dr. Paul Lowe and Dr. Nadine Cartwright-Lowe
One Bridge Plaza N., Ste. 275 Fort Lee NJ 07024 United States of America
Boarding School Admissions Consultants is a division of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group’s Private School Admissions Advisors and is in partnership with Boarding School Admissions Research (BSAR).

We specialize in ADMISSIONS to TOP U.S. BOARDING SCHOOLS. We provide boarding school admissions counseling, application assistance, interview preparation, strategic advice and placement to assist U.S. and international parents who want their children to attend such elite U.S. boarding schools as Choate Rosemary Hall, Deerfield Academy, Hill School, Hotchkiss School, Lawrenceville Academy, Loomis Chaffee School, Phillips Academy Andover, Phillips Exeter Academy, St. Paul's School, Taft School and several others.

We continually visit TOP U.S. boarding schools, meet with admissions directors, enrollment directors, heads of schools and administrators to gather real-time information, perform research and gain insider-insight and knowledge that will help our clients gain a competitive advantage in the admissions process.

We also specialize in helping students who have applied and have been waitlisted and/or rejected to reapply and be accepted – Off-Waitlisted/Rejection-to Acceptance Program.

EXPERT ADVICE: Our clients have the luxury of knowing that EXPERTS are leaving nothing to chance with regard to their children's educational future and acceptance into top U.S. boarding schools.

United States of America (Manhattan)

Site member since: February 2012
Manhattan Private School Admissions Group
Dr. Paul R. Lowe - Managing Director
405 Lexington Ave, 26th Floor Manhattan NY 10174 United States of America
Manhattan Private School Admissions Group, a division of Private School Admissions Advisors, provides private school admissions counseling and placement to assist domestic as well as international students and families prepare for admission to private schools in Manhattan.

We understand the competitive nature of admissions and school placement in top-tier private schools in Manhattan!

Simply put, you can either gamble with your child's educational future or hire educational and admissions experts!

Our advisory team consists of former heads of schools, admissions officers, admissions directors, enrollment officers and alumni and parents who have had or currently have children in private schools in Manhattan.

We visit numerous Manhattan private school campuses each year and perform hands on analysis and evaluate each school's academic programs, facilities, faculty, administration and students.

If you live in Manhattan and are seeking boarding schools in Upstate NY, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, please call us!

United States of America (Manhattan)

Site member since: August 2013
International Admissions Advisors
Dr. Kim Khao, Dr. Paul Lowe & Anna Nosova
405 Lexington Ave, 26th Floor Manhattan NY 10174 United States of America
International Private School Admissions Advisors Group (IPSAA), a division of International Admissions Advisors provides private school admissions counseling and placement to assist international students and families prepare for admission to elite U.S. private schools.

We also represent U.S. expat families who are relocating to the U.S. and need our services in making the right educational choice for their children as well as gain admission into the best private school.

IPSAA helps international students who need to upgrade by transferring from their current private schools to more elite U.S. private schools. Our exclusive group understands the value of a U.S. education and the competitive nature of applying to elite private schools.

Our Global Admissions Intelligence Network provides us with cutting-edge knowledge and insider perspective that gives our clients that needed admissions advantage to get into their top-choice private school. We know schools and schools know us!

IPSAA Group collaborates with many elite boarding schools that offer international students an excellent college preparatory curriculum for entrance into top U.S. colleges and ESL programs.

Our Guaranteed Admissions Program (GAP) represents our most prestigious service. Because of the guarantee we provide, students are pre-selected for this program. Students may be selected for this program if they receive a qualifying GPA, SAT, SSAT and/or TOEFL scores, GAP application and interview.

We have represented international students and families who reside in: United States,China, India, Canada, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, Ghana, Nigeria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and many more countries.

If you are international parents seeking expert admissions assistance for your child to enroll in elite and prestigious U.S. private day or boarding schools, call or e-mail us. We are: “America's Premier Independent Educational Consultant for International Students & Families”

United States of America (Manhattan)

Site member since: June 2018
Boarding School Admissions Consultants
Dr. Paul Lowe & Dr. Nadine Cartwright-Lowe
405 Lexington Avenue, 26th Floor Manhattan NY 10174 United States of America
Boarding School Admissions Consultants is a division of Pinnacle Educational Center Admissions Advisors Group’s Private School Admissions Advisors and is in partnership with Boarding School Admissions Research (BSAR).

We specialize in ADMISSIONS to TOP U.S. BOARDING SCHOOLS. We provide boarding school admissions counseling, application assistance, interview preparation, strategic advice and placement to assist U.S. and international parents who want their children to attend such elite U.S. boarding schools as Choate Rosemary Hall, Deerfield Academy, Hill School, Hotchkiss School, Lawrenceville Academy, Loomis Chaffee School, Phillips Academy Andover, Phillips Exeter Academy, St. Paul's School, Taft School and several others.

We continually visit TOP U.S. boarding schools, meet with admissions directors, enrollment directors, heads of schools and administrators to gather real-time information, perform research and gain insider-insight and knowledge that will help our clients gain a competitive advantage in the admissions process.

We also specialize in helping students who have applied and have been waitlisted and/or rejected to reapply and be accepted – Off-Waitlisted/Rejection-to Acceptance Program.

EXPERT ADVICE: Our clients have the luxury of knowing that EXPERTS are leaving nothing to chance with regard to their children's educational future and acceptance into top U.S. boarding schools.

United States of America (New York)

Site member since: March 2011
Private School Admissions Advisors
Dr. Paul R. Lowe - President
405 Lexington Ave, 26th Floor New York NY 10174 United States of America
Private School Admissions Advisors, a division of Pinnacle Educational Center, provides private school admissions counseling and placement to assist domestic as well as international students and families prepare for admission to U.S. independent day and boarding schools. Pre-K through 12 and PGY.

Dr. Lowe is co-founder and president of Pinnacle Educational Center and BHA Education Consultants. He received a B.A. in biology and minored in physics from Brown University, a MD from Boston University School of Medicine, a Certificate in advanced management studies from Yale School of Management, and a Certificate in college counseling from Harvard Summer Institute on College Admissions.

Private School Admissions Advisors' network of educational professionals are members of the following professional associations: Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB), Small Boarding School Association (SBSA), Education Industry Association (EIA), Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), New York State Association of College Admissions Counseling (NYSACAC) and New Jersey Association of College Admissions Counseling.

We visit numerous independent day and boarding school campuses each year and perform a hands on analysis and evaluate each school's academic programs, facilities, faculty, administration and students. We also contact and meet with heads of schools, board and board members, executive directors, admissions directors, and enrollment directors to fully evaluate the true chemistry of a school.

Private School Admissions Advisors is located at 405 Lexington Ave, New York, NY, 500 West Putnam Avenue, Greenwich, CT, and 245 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT.

我们帮助许多中国学生取得进入美国一流学府的名额,其中包括常春藤联盟等顶级名校。 请联系我们:http://www.privateschooladmissionsadvisors.com

United States of America (New York)

Site member since: April 2016
Aristotle Circle, Monique Bloom
Chief Administrative Officer
350 7th Ave, Suite 602 New York NY 10001 United States of America
Phone: 1.800.467.0895
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.aristotlecircle.com
Aristotle Circle is an innovative global advisory service that strives to unlock a student's achievement potential by delivering personal, actionable and superior guidance and educational support. Our professionals are able to address individual strategic educational planning issues and admissions goals and objectives for potential and current boarding school students. Our expert network includes experienced financial aid experts, former admissions officers, former college athletes and fine arts specialists. Aristotle Circle has helped countless students get into their first choice boarding schools and we would be happy to assist you during the admissions process!

United States of America (New York)

Site member since: September 2017
Matthew Greene
PhD
506 East 74th Street, 4W New York NY 10021 United States of America
Matthew Greene is an independent educational consultant, working in affiliation with Howard Greene & Associates. He provides high level secondary and boarding school admissions advising, as well as college admissions counseling, graduate school admissions planning, and career counseling. Dr. Greene works with families across the country and around the world, from offices in Westport, CT, and New York City. He is the co-author, with Howard Greene, of the “The Greenes’ Guide to Boarding Schools” (Peterson’s) and numerous other educational planning books, including “The Hidden Ivies” and “Making It into A Top College”. Matthew Greene has been working with students of lower middle school age and older for many years, helping them and their parents understand their educational options. Our ongoing advising process focuses on learning about a student’s strengths, goals, and needs, and matching them with age and level appropriate choices. Dr. Greene works closely with junior boarding, senior boarding, and independent day schools through the admissions process, and helps students and parents with applications and interview preparation. Many families are also considering the pros and cons of their current public school system, or other public schools in areas where they are re-locating. International or expatriate families are usually very concerned about securing good educational options prior to undertaking any family move. Matthew Greene helps generate and evaluate academic choices, while explaining the relevant admissions process to be undertaken, and assisting students and parents with necessary components they must complete. Whether you are just beginning to plan for an eventual application to boarding school, moving from public to private school (or vice versa), considering a post-graduate (PG) year after high school, looking to repeat a high school year while transitioning to a new school, or managing a family relocation for personal or professional reasons, we can help make sure you are taking a comprehensive, holistic look into your options and making the most of the admissions process.

United States of America (Scarborough)

Site member since: September 2003
Diane Rapp
CEP
85 River Road Scarborough NY 10510 United States of America
Phone: 914-945-0630
Fax: 914-923-1416
Email: Send a message
20 years of experience placing students in boarding schools and summer programs. Specializing in international students. Having lived in Asia for 10 years I understand the needs and backgrounds of students coming from thousands of miles away. Very personalized approach.

United States of America (White Plains)

Site member since: July 2015
Westchester Admissions Advisors
Dr. Paul Lowe and Dr. Nadine Cartwright-Lowe
777 Westchester Ave, Ste.101 White Plains NY 10604 United States of America
Westchester Admissions Advisors (WAA), a division of Pinnacle Educational Center/Admissions Advisors Group, provides private school admissions counseling and placement to assist families who live in the distinct geographic regions in Westchester County:

(1) South County: Pelham/Pelham Manor, Mount Vernon, Bronxville, Tuckahoe, Eastchester, Scarsdale, Ardsley, Hartsdale, Elmsford, White Plains, Harrison and Rye Brook. (2) North County: Valhalla, Hawthorne/Thornwood, Pleasantville, Armonk, Chappaqua/Millwood, Mount Kisco, Bedford/Bedford Hills, Katonah, Pound Ridge, Lewisboro/South Salem, Cross River, Goldens Bridge, Yorktown, Somers, Purdys and North Salem. (3) Rivertowns: Yonkers, Hastings-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow, Briarcliff Manor, Ossining, Croton-on-Hudson, Cortlandt, Montrose/Verplanck, Buchanan and Peekskill. (4) Sound Shore: New Rochelle, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Rye and Port Chester.

We focus exclusively on admissions to elite private day and boarding schools! We also help international families and families who are in the process of relocating to Westchester County to prepare for admissions to private schools.

Private School Admissions Advisory Services: Convenient home consultation visits around clients' busy lifestyles, Application Assistance , Comprehensive Admissions & Placement , Interview Preparation and Skills Development, Relocation Counseling, International Family Counseling, Transfer Admissions Counseling, Wait List To Acceptance Consulting, Post-Rejection Consulting and After-Application-Deadline Consulting.

At WAA, our clients have the luxury of knowing that EXPERTS are leaving nothing to chance with regard to their children's futures!

United States of America (Philadelphia)

Site member since: September 2003
Joseph Dobson
MA
8238 Germantown Ave Philadelphia PA 19118 United States of America
Phone: 215-242-3587
Fax: 215-242-3588
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.dobconsult.com
Jody Dobson has worked with kids and schools for over 40 years as a teacher, school administrator and educational consultant. He places children and young adults in day schools, boarding schools, post-secondary programs, and special needs programs of all kinds.

Jody holds a BA from Williams College and a MA from Columbia University. He is a member of IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association) and has served on their Board of Directors, Membership Committee, and Schools Committee, as well as on the IECA Foundation Board of Trustees. He is a member of SBSA (Small Boarding Schools Association) and SSATB (Secondary Schools Admision Test Board) in addition to other memberships, and he provides independent administration of the SSAT.

The placement process for his clients is highly individualized. Through in-depth conversations with the child or young adult and the parents, thorough review of testing and school records, and consultations with other professionals in the client's life, Jody is able to recommend schools and programs that are well suited to each client's individual needs. He spends an average of one week each month attending conferences and visiting schools and programs - local, national, and international - in order to provide his clients with current, first-hand knowledge of the most appropriate educational opportunities.

United States of America (Washington Township)

Site member since: February 2016
Melody Herb
MBA
100 Johnson Rd. Washington Township PA 18013 United States of America
--Private School Application and Admissions Consultant --Educational Counseling Guidance --Learning Differences Placement --Marketing and Government Compliance support for Independent Schools --Curriculum Design for Independent Schools Ms. Herb holds a BA in Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Masters In Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Her teaching coursework was completed at Gwynedd Mercy University. She has 15 years classroom experience and 18 years in corporate marketing management. She is a licensed Pennsylvania teacher.

United States of America (Greenville)

Site member since: September 2003
William S. Dingledine, Jr.
MS, CEP
P.O. Box 5249 Greenville SC 29606 United States of America
Phone: 864.467.1838
Fax: 864.467.0780
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.educdir.com
Bill Dingledine is a Certified Educational Planner with 30 years experience in education. He received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his M.S. in education from Johns Hopkins University. As Assistant Headmaster and Upper School Director at Christ Church Episcopal School in Greenville, S.C. from 1985-96, he oversaw school admissions and college guidance. His broad range of experience and knowledge gives him particular insight into the needs of middle and high school students and the types of educational experiences available throughout the country. He holds membership in the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) and the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). He currently serves as Chair of the Commission on Credentialing for the American Institute of Certified Educational Planners (AICEP) and as President of SACAC.

United States of America (Goodlettsville)

Site member since: September 2017
Samantha Zoltanski
Manager
607 Emily Dr Goodlettsville TN 37072 United States of America
We are the International Student Admissions Center for a number of quality boarding schools across the USA. There is no fee charged by ABSI to any family, student or education agent - our service and assistance in working with you is completely free. Each ABSI school offers its own unique qualities, and we can advise which school will suit your child's personality, talents, academic goals, creative flair or sporting ability. Each of our schools are within easy reach of a major city yet located within a safe and caring community neighborhood. Choosing the right school for your child can be a difficult decision. We have over 20 years of experience in assisting families in this task. Allow us to assist and guide you in choosing the right school.

United States of America (Nashville)

Site member since: October 2018
Global Academic Consultants, LLC  
100% Virtual Counseling
Nashville TN United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Dallas)

Site member since: October 2018
Global Academic Consultants, LLC  
100% Virtual Counseling
Dallas TX United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Houston)

Site member since: September 2003
Kahn Educational Group, LLC
Lindy Kahn, M.A., CEP, President, Member IECA
6717 Vanderbilt Houston TX 77005 United States of America
Phone: (713) 668-2609; (800) 664-2609
Fax: (713) 668-4551
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.educationalconsulting.com
Lindy Kahn, M.A., is a Certified Educational Planner, with more than 25 years of experience in the field of education. Since 1995, she advises families with students 4-30 years of age on local day schools, colleges, traditional boarding schools, special needs boarding schools for both learning disabled and behavioral/psychological issues; (ADHD, Asperger’s, drugs and alcohol, school failure). Additionally, she assists with post-secondary options for young adults with substance abuse problems, executive functioning, emotional/psychiatric problems or just “failure to launch.” Lindy holds professional membership in IECA, NACAC, TACAC, NATSAP and SSATB. She attends conferences and organizational meetings yearly to stay abreast of current trends in the industry. Lindy prides herself on her firsthand knowledge of educational facilities, spending 30 percent of her time visiting schools, special programs and colleges throughout the year.

United States of America (Houston)

Site member since: January 2004
Deborah Ann Spagnoletti
M.A.,CEP, IECA,NATSAP
2202 Dunraven Lane Houston TX 77019 United States of America
Phone: (713)962-8506
Fax: (832)203-7465
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.echusa.com
Educational consultant in Houston, Texas. Serving families since 1999. Specializing in helping families to find an appropriate boarding school, including Junior Boarding and PG Programs. Also available to help your family if your child is having issues with alcohol, drugs, or is struggling in school for some other reason. Available to families 24/7 to help find a suitable placement whether a wilderness program, therapeutic boarding school, or residential treatment center is needed. Will take overseas clients. Teaching experience in both USA and UK schools. Professional Member of IECA and past Chair of the IECA national committee for schools.

United States of America (Richmond)

Site member since: October 2018
Global Academic Consultants, LLC  
100% Virtual Counseling
Richmond VA United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere.
We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.
Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!

United States of America (Putney)

Site member since: October 2009
Michael Wilner
719 West Hill Road Putney VT 05346 United States of America
Phone: 802-579-3054
Fax: 802-387-6619
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.wilnereducation.com
Michael Wilner has been advising students and their families about the private secondary school and college application process for two decades. As a parent, Michael has long appreciated the dreams and hopes (and sometimes nerves!) that accompany students' and families' school searches. As a professional, Michael created Wilner Education to help lead great students to great futures. Michael's approach is strategic, highly personalized, and very successful. Michael is a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association and is a member of The Princeton Review National College Counselor Advisory Board. Wilner Education proudly serves clients throughout the United States and the world.

United States of America (Bellevue)

Site member since: September 2003
Andrew Bryan
Assistant Director
13400 NE 20th Suite 47 Bellevue WA 98005 United States of America
Phone: 888-385-2877
Fax: 425-401-6323
Email: Send a message
Web: http://www.academicinstitute.com
Andrew Bryan is a member of Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). He has worked with adolescents and their families as an associate of The Academic Institute, Inc. since 1989. Andrew is currently the assistant director of The Academic Institute and a board member of IECA. He has been interviewed and quoted nationally on education related topics in The Lawlor Review, Post-Secondary LD Report, Newsweek, US News and World Report, The New York Times, CBS Marketplace, CBS Network Radio News, SmartMoney Magazine, and KUOW Weekday. Andrew has an expertise in individual learning styles and the wide array of educational options available to both traditional students and those who learn differently. He visits and assesses colleges, schools and special needs/therapeutic programs on a regular basis.

United States of America (Seattle)

Site member since: October 2017
Joanna E. Cain Global Academic Consultants, LLC
Founder & President
100% virtual counseling Seattle WA 00000 United States of America
Global Academic Consultants (GAC) assists both domestic and international students with the admissions process to schools around the world:  
  • Private day schools
  • Boarding elementary, middle, and high schools
  • Therapeutic boarding schools
  • Colleges & universities
  • Graduate & professional programs  
We use a very effective and efficient 100% virtual system, so that we may work with any student, anywhere. We assist all students, including those challenged with learning, physical, and behavioral issues.  

Students who work with Global Academic Consultants receive:  
  • Individualized one-on-one counseling from PhD-prepared academics who have successfully placed students at their top-choice schools for over two decades
  • Complete personality and character assessments to discover interests; this helps to determine the schools that are the best fit for the student.
  • Guidance toward potential occupations to discover ideal career interests
  • Assistance selecting school courses, extracurricular activities, and community involvement opportunities to enhance the student’s application
  • Help completing applications according to each school’s guidelines and deadlines
  • Extensive guidance crafting engaging essays that express the student’s unique personality
  • Standardized test preparation from consultants who understand the dynamics of the exams and offer proven track records of increasing test scores
  • Social media evaluation focused on areas that are perceived as unfavorable by admissions committees and tips for improving personal brand
  • College interview preparation and assistance in coordinating productive campus visits
  • Success coaching to learn mindful coping skills that help decrease stress, elevate happiness, and achieve academic success
  • An overview of financial aid and how to search for college funding
  • In-person counseling, per special request, where a GAC counselor travels to the student for intensive, in-person sessions  
GAC does not accept incentives of any kind, financial or otherwise, from schools so that we may recommend institutions that are truly the best fit for the student, and not our bottom line. GAC offers exclusive concierge services: travel arrangement assistance, visa assistance, private and semi-private tours of campuses, and more. We offer hourly rates and package fees, depending on what is best for the student. Allow us to show you why Global Academic Consultants (GAC) is the best at helping students look their best!  
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