Counselors and Tutors

Highschool, College, Grad School


Barbara Connolly received a BGS degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Detroit School of Law.

Highschool, College


Carol has over 12 years of higher education experience in admissions, recruitment and program management.

Highschool, Middle School


Jennifer holds two degrees from the University of Pennsylvania – a BA in East Asian Studies and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School.



Brandon is a Wharton graduate who has been a college counselor and SAT/ACT tutor for more than a decade.



Leah graduated with a B.S. degree in Mathematics and Secondary Education from Vanderbilt University.


Rita has 19 years of medical school admissions experience, including reading personal statement essays, going though primary and secondary applications, as well as sitting on the panel that accepts applicants at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (KCOM). 


Tisha is an experienced Admissions Counselor who worked at the University of Michigan Undergraduate Admissions Office where she reviewed thousands of applications for a five-state region.


Dan is an expert LSAT tutor who is a graduate of Harvard College and Georgetown Law School.


Zack is an M.D. who is an experienced MCAT and science tutor and Medical School Counselor.

Highschool, College, Middle School


Chase is a Yale graduate who is an experienced Test Prep, Math, and Humanities Tutor, and Essay Coach.


Joe has over 30 years of experience teaching in higher education and operating an art services business. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan, in the Foundation department.


Sam is a Brown graduate who is an experienced Test Prep, Math, Science and Spanish tutor.



Sasha is a University of Michigan graduate who is an expert Essay Coach and Application Assistant.


Katelyn is a University of Michigan graduate and current Georgetown grad student who is an experienced Essay Coach and Application Assistant.



Clara is a Grinnell College graduate who is an experienced Essay Coach, Application Assistant, and English Literature tutor.

Highschool, College


Jason, who has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from UC Berkeley, is an experienced science, math, and statistics tutor.

Highschool, College

Mary Ann

As a career advisor, Mary Ann draws on her experience as a corporate lawyer and chief human resources officer to teach career launchers how to research and target jobs and prepare to confidently present themselves in interviews.


Marco is expert in tutoring Microsoft Access and Excel. He has two master’s degrees, on in Industrial Technology and one in Industrial & Systems Engineering.



Alicja, with a master’s degree from the University of Michigan, is a private college admissions counselor with over 30 years of experience.

Highschool, College


Ola is a counselor with over 20 years of experience with colleges and universities in Canada and Europe, as well as the United States.



Jen is located in sunny South Florida. She has worked in the field of education for 18 years, first as a school psychologist, and for the last 11 years as a college counselor.



Annie has a Master of Management from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and is an experienced Essay Coach, Application Assistant, and Counselor.



Jenny is College Counselor on the CCC team who specializes in advising international students on their college applications to U.S. colleges and universities.



Dennis has extensive experience teaching both Advanced Placement Biology and Advanced Placement Chemistry, and earned Master’s degrees in both Chemistry and Biology.

Highschool, College


Brian is a diversly talented tutor who teaches Test Prep, Math, Science, Statistics, Computer Science, Accounting, and Finance.

Highschool, College, Graduate School


Travis is an experienced economics tutor for high school, college, and graduate students.  He has a passion for economics and tries to adapt his examples to topics that his students are interested in. He holds an undergraduate degree in business economics from the University of Arizona and a master's in economics from Purdue University.



Adam, a former Boston Public School teacher with a Master’s degree from Boston College, and a mental health counselor, is a Test Prep expert and tutor of numerous subjects.

Highschool, College


Josh is an independent theoretical physicist. He earned a BA in physics from Williams College, an MPhil in history and philosophy of science from the University of Cambridge.


Gordon is a consultant for students interested in Public Health programs. He has more than 30 years experience as a health care administrator after earning a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Michigan.



Carolyn graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. with Honors in Classics and a minor in German Studies.



Charles has over 12 years of teaching and thousands of hours of tutoring experience in AP economics.

Highschool, College


Hanna has been an independent educational consultant specializing in crisis management for almost two decades.

Highschool, College, Middle School


Francisca is certified to teach Spanish and French, and has taught both for over 20 years. She has also tutored both languages one-on-one for about 15 years.



Konnie worked for 17 years coordinating standardized testing and for over 10 years as an SSD Coordinator at a college prep school.

Highschool, College

Brian G

Brian is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in mathematics at Louisiana State University. He tutors all math subjects from middle school through college.



Lee graduated from Princeton with a B.A. in Comparative Literature. He has been doing SAT/ACT prep and Essay Coaching for more than 10 years.

Sam L

Sam is an emeritus tutor for College Choice Counseling who graduated cum laude with an A.B. from Harvard and #1 in his class from WashU Law School.



For over 35 years Drew has lived on boarding school campuses in Connecticut, Maryland, and Michigan where he has taught, coached, and been director of admission.


Andrew is the Western Michigan Associate of College Choice Counseling. He has a Master's of Education from Grand Valley State University.



Louise earned a B. A. in Journalism and English and a Law Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Jeremy is a tutor and teacher as well as an actor and musician who recently transplanted from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

Highschool, College, Middle School


Wolfgang graduated from a German university (Humboldt University, Berlin) with an M.A. in English and English as a foreign language (ESL) and a B.A. in German.


Selena graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A., with a major in English. During her undergraduate years, she wrote at the nationally recognized student newspaper, The Michigan Daily.


Natosha has proctored ACT and SAT exams for more than 14 years at a college prep school. She is also very familiar with the administration of ACT and SAT testing with extended time and other accommodations.

Highschool, College


Patricia graduated from Western Michigan University with a B.A. in Speech Communications, Theatre and English.


John taught for 31 years in the Southfield and Birmingham, Michigan Public Schools. He has reviewed large numbers of college applications and essays for his students.



Amanda earned an A.B. in History with honors from Princeton. She tutors US History, European History, and Spanish, and is an essay coach.


Danica works with students on their college essays, helping students through all stages of the writing process to express their most authentic and clear voice.

Highschool, College


Nayla has a degree in Didactique du Français and a French as Second Language Certificate. She has over 20 years of experience in teaching French to international students in several schools where PYP and IB programs are offered.



Elisabeth earned her Bachelor's of Science from Temple University in Early Childhood Education with a concentration in Special Education.

Highschool, College, Middle School


Eric is a lifelong student of literature. He is a poet, journalist, and educator who earned a master’s degree in English from the University of Iowa.


Tarik is an Essay Coach for CCC who graduated from the University of Michigan, and is currently a candidate for a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the Univeristy of Minnesota.