Reasons to Hire a Qualified IEC


number of minutes of personal advising on college admission that the average U.S. public high school student receives


average student to counselor ratio in public U.S. high schools


U.S. public high school seniors never receive any college counseling

Source: U.S. Department of Education

Principles and Guidelines

of Good Practice

As a Certified Educational Planner (CEP), a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), and a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Jill adheres to strict ethical guidelines. You can review those standards by clicking on the links below.


12 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an

Independent Educational Consultant

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With more than 25 years of experience working with hundreds of high school students, Jill possesses a wealth of knowledge about the college admissions process, and believes the process should be exciting. Jill helps by working closely with each student on college selection, creating a vibrant and authentic resume, planning meaningful and appropriate summer activities, creating personalized testing strategies, brainstorming essay ideas and techniques, building interview skills, reviewing scholarship opportunities, and more. Most importantly, Jill eases the stress and helps students feel confident about the college planning and selection process.


Schedule a time to ask Jill your questions or hire her to speak to a group in your community. Working with Jill will provide you a greater understanding of the college application process and, more importantly, a feeling of confidence rather than confusion.

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