Highschool, College, Grad School


Barbara Connolly received a BGS degreefrom 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.



Brandonis an SAT & ACT tutor and a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.



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). 


Zachary graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biology from SUNY Fredonia in 2017.

Highschool, College, Middle School


Chase graduated from Yale University with a BA in philosophy. He began tutoring with a boutique Connecticut test prep firm while still an undergrad


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 graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with degrees in Chemistry and Hispanic Studies. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society. He has taught and tutored math, chemistry, biology, Spanish, and ACT/SAT test prep for over six years.



Sasha attended the University of Michigan where she graduated summa cum laude and obtained an honors double major in Creative Writing and French.


Katelyn earned a B.A. degree in English and Spanish from the University of Michigan. Having taught high school English for the past two years, she is returning to school to receive a Masters degree in sociolinguistics in education at Georgetown University.



Clara is a poet and writer who received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Grinnell College.

Highschool, College


Jason received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University and holds a minor in Chemistry and Music Theory.

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.



Alicja graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master of Music and alsofrom Eastern Michigan University with a Master of Arts in Learning Disabilities

Highschool, College


With a BA in Economics and an MBA, Ola has over 20 years experience in teaching and academic counselling having taught Business and Management



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 graduated with a B.A., with distinction, from the University of Michigan, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Creative Writing.



Jenny received her B.A. in English in China. She has five years of experience in teaching at one of the largest English training schools in China, New Oriental School.



Dennis attended Monteith Honors College at Wayne State University where he received his degree in both Biology and Chemistry.

Highschool, College


Brian is a full-time tutor from the Metro Detroit area. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oakland University with a BS in Mathematics


A graduate of Brown University, Max enthuses his students and brings alive “dense” subjects such as literature, history and philosophy. He will employ whatever strategy necessary to interest and ignite passion in your teenager.



Adam is a Mental Health Counselor and tutor in addition to being a brother, amateur stand-up comedian, and writer.

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 T. Ridley, MHA Adjunct Professor, Department of Population Health Sciences University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health



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 received her Master’s degree in Education from Wayne state and her Bachelor’s in Spanish from Michigan State.



During 25 years in administration at a private college prep day and boarding school Konnie worked for 17 years coordinating standardized testing

Highschool, College

Brian G

Brian graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. of Mathematics with a concentration in pure mathematics from the University of Toledo Jesup Scott Honors College.



Lee graduated Princeton with a B.A. in Comparative Literature. He loves to teach -he has been tutoring SAT/ACT prep for more than 10 years.

Highschool, College


Teagan graduated magna cum laude with a joint A.B. in Social Studies and African Studies from Harvard.

Sam L

Sam is an emeritus tutor for College Choice Counseling who graduated cum laude with an A.B. from Harvard.



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.



Kevin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Psychology and Computer Science.


Andrew is the Western Michigan Associate of College Choice Counseling. He has a Masters of Education

Highschool, College

Katie Jo

Katie Jo has over ten years of teaching and tutoring experience. She specializes in tutoring physics, mathematics, and astronomy,



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


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


Jacob has had four years of personal executive function training with Dr. Ned Hallowell, author of Driven to Distraction. He has worked as a tutor for academic subjects, test prep, and executive function coach for 15 years.

Highschool, College, Middle School


Wolfgang graduated from aGermanuniversity (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. During the 8 years she worked in the Academic Office at a private college prep day and boarding school, Natosha was responsible for organizing the administration of a multitude of standardized tests. Natosha is 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.


Derek has tutored mathematics for five years covering topics from Algebra 1, ACT/SAT prep, through Calculus 4 at university.  In addition he has been trained as an International Baccalaureate High Level (HL) Mathematics instructor and tutored HL maths.



Lisa Acton is a college counselor with 28 years of experience. She has an MA degree in Interpersonal and Public Communication and an MA degree in Counseling.


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. Her undergraduate thesis was awarded the First Place Prize in Latin American History


William explains difficult-to-master material in an understandable way that is clear and concise he organizes and delivers a complex maze of difficult principles and practices.


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


Damian brings more than 19 years of experience in job search coaching, career-development training and executive search to clients. His experience enables him to understand the challenges of facing job seekers across industries and functions.

Highschool, College


With a degree in Didactique du Français and a French as Second Language Certificate, Nayla has over 20 years of experience in teaching French



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


Heidi joins College Choice Counseling with 7 years of college counseling experience at a top ranked private high school in Michigan.


Tarik graduated from the University of Michigan, where he received a Stamps NR-Dunlap Scholarship,


Damian brings more than 19 years of experience in job search coaching, career-development training and executive search to clients.