Jodi Rosenshein Atkin

Independent College Admissions Counselor

Jodi Rosenshein Atkin, MA, LLC

Individualized, comprehensive college choice services, with an approach that considers each student/family as unique in their goals....

Call Rates

Duration Price
15 minutes $50.00
30 minutes $90.00
60 minutes $180.00

Tags

Essay review College selection Application guidance Essay guidance List development Learning differences Comprehensive college guidance financial aid and affordability

Biography

Jodi holds a BA and MA from the University of Rochester in Psychology.  She has over 20 years of experience in educational and clinical settings, allowing her to recognize those factors that will contribute to a best fit college choice for each student.  She makes her recommendations to families and students based on more than just guidebooks and online resources.  Jodi has visited over 100 campuses, across more than 10 different states.  She meets with dozens of college representatives every year, and visits an average of 20-40 campuses annually.  Jodi has provided strategies and supports to sores of students throughout the United States. She has worked with students to acieve Early Decision, Early Action and Regular Decision opportunities.  The students she has worked with have been offered millions of dollars of financial aid, including merit scholarships.  Her broad base of knowledge, as well as clinical experience, allows her to assist students of all levels of academic acheivement, identifyiung any necessary supports for students with learning needs or medical considerations.  She has also assisted students who require help in the transfer admissions process.  

Jodi is a sought-after resource for newspapers, magazines, television and radio with regard to the college choice process, including Teen Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and the Rochester Business Journal.  

Experience

Independent College Admissions Counselor

Jodi Rosenshein Atkin, MA, LLC
April 2014 - present

Provide support and guidance to students and their families in the college selection process. Services include individualized creation of lists of potential colleges, management of the overall admissions process, and assistance with the nuances that can make an application noteworthy. She advocates for students engaged in the transfer process as well. Through her work with the student and family, she helps to clarify characteristics of a “best fit” school, academically, socially and geographically. Ms Rosenshein-Atkin brings to her practice a broad knowledge of colleges and their programs, strong skills in working with families through challenging experiences, and extensive expertise working with individuals with different learning styles. She is able to identify programs with access to specific medical supports as necessary. She has successfully supported students and families throughout the United States.

Applied Behavior Specialist

CP Rochester
February 2012 - July 2013

Member Residential Leadership Team. Delivered agency-wide training during pre-employment. Prepared training curriculum related to clinical issues. Created behavior management plans, designed data collection methods, facilitated staff training, and staff supervision in implementation of plans. Delivered consultation services to community psychiatric and neurological care providers. Provided staff guidance and administrative feedback during site visits.

Human Services Consultant

Self employed
September 2003 - February 2012

Assisted agencies in program development and regulatory compliance. Developed curricula for staff development and corporate compliace. Provided staff training and oversight in implementation of behavior support plans and data collection methods. Developed and fostered liaison relationships between agencies and specialty health care provders. Expanded support services to families. Conducted grant writing assignments

Education

University of Rochester

Master's Degree
1989 - 1982

Master's degree in psychology.  Included internship in pediatric psychology and developmental disabilities.

University of Rochester

Bachelor's Degree
1974 - 1978

BA, cum laude, with High Distinction in Psychology

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