“The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” — Joseph Campbell “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example…” — 1 Timothy 4:12  Choosing a college is fundamentally about helping your student realize who they want to become, rather than where they want to go. While…

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“I wouldn’t want to imagine my college search process without Jessie. Senior year is a transitioning year, regardless of who you are. Having Jessie walk with me through is a blessing I am so grateful I had the opportunity to experience. Life counselor. These two words describe Jessie’s role in my life this past year.…

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  “When your child begins the college process, it can be an exciting yet nerve “wrecking ” time of your life. Like all parents, we wanted our daughter to have the best possible outcome with all aspects of the college process. Jessie was there to help us through the process from the beginning to the end…

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A few years out of a school and newly married, David and I headed back to South Mountain for the annual Lehigh-Lafayette Football Game (in this century this tradition is known as LeLaf). Following the game we went to a cocktail reception at Theta Chi, and the brick exterior, white columns, and pungent odor of…

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The landscape of standardized testing shifts more often than the faults running beneath California. Like it or not, standardized tests play a significant role in an applicant’s file. In 2015 the ACT underwent “quiet” changes and in a few short weeks the new SAT will go live, in a “loud” way. Sometimes less information is…

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“Not only was our daughter overwhelmed by the college application process but so were we! Jessie made us all take nice, long, deep breaths and then in her kind and gentle manner, explained exactly how we were going to get through it together. Jessie’s knowledge, organizational style, time management skills and good-natured humor made the…

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“When my oldest son graduated near the top of his class at Blair Academy, with test scores in the 99th percentile, my wife and I felt very comfortable that he would have a number of top colleges from which to choose. As it turns out, we didn’t have a clue how difficult and emotional the…

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“Jessie’s work with my daughter was exceptional and the results where not just acceptance letters and merit scholarships, but self esteem and a morale boast when many of her friends were frustrated and feeling defeated. I have first hand experience with the positive results of working with Jessie and would encourage and applaud all parents tot…

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“Our daughter attended a small, private elite prep school. The idea of hiring an independent educational consultant seemed absurd to me. Wasn’t she getting all of the support she needed from the school I was writing a hefty check to? The reality is that college admissions just isn’t as straightforward as it used to be.…

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