The following links are terrific resources for high school students and parents. Enjoy!


"We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training." - The Washington Post 


"What college admissions officers say they want in a candidate" - The Washington Post

"The Emotional Impact of College Admissions Decisions - on Parents" - The Washington Post


"How to Survive the College Admissions Madness" - The New York Times


"Don't believe everything you hear about college admissions" - Post-Crescent


"The person you’ve become by the time you’re 18 matters more than any decision by an admissions board you’ll never meet" - The Atlantic


"College Admissions is Broken" - Vox


"How Not to Be a High School Helicopter Parent" - U.S. News



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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