Michelle Humbach

Certified Educational Planner/Independent Education Consultant/Founder

Humbach Education Consulting, LLC

Shelly Humbach, Certified Educational Planner, is an Independent Education Consultant with nearly 10 years of experience.

Call Rates

Duration Price
6 minutes (SixFree Call) $0 (No charge)
15 minutes $25.00
30 minutes $50.00
60 minutes $100.00

Tags

College selection Application guidance Essay review Financial Aid advising Graduate school advising Certified Educational Planner Scholarships Educational Consultant High School Students Great Fit Colleges College Success Strategy

Biography

Shelly Humbach, Certified Educational Planner, is an Independent Education Consultant and has worked with hundreds of high school students and their families, providing current and relevant data combined with personalized support as they navigate the college search and application process. 

Shelly provides expert guidance through the College Success Strategy™ and the five main components of college preparation

·      High School – Plan and Prioritize – All four years of high school directly impact college choices and outcomes


·      The College List – Research, Evaluate and Build the list for a fantastic fit: academic, financial, societal, cultural and spiritual

 
·      Application – Create a Compelling, Authentic application and understand deadlines and timelines

 
·      Cost of Attendance (COA) – Understand and maximize the higher education investment. Learn how to be a discerning consumer

 
·      Best Choice – Return on Investment (ROI) and a Successful Outcome

 
Her goal with every student is to facilitate and guide him or her to the best college fit: a place where the student will be challenged, survive and thrive! 

Shelly is a Certified Educational Planner, having earned the highest “standard’ available in the field. She is an Adjunct Professor at Arapahoe Community College, and frequently presents on all matters of the college planning process.

Shelly is married to the best guy ever and has three daughters: two out of college (and off her payroll!), and one headed to study International Business at the American College Dublin.

Experience

Certified Educational Planner/Independent Education Consultant

Humbach Education Consulting
September 2011 - present

Shelly has worked with hundreds of students and families helping them through the complicated college search and application process. Additionally, Shelly is well versed in all aspects of financial aid, FAFSA and the scholarship search.

Adjunct Instructor

Arapahoe Community College
June 2015 - present

Independent College Counselor

Humbach Education Consulting, LLC
September 2011 - present

Education

CU Boulder

Bachelor's Degree

BA in Sociology

Denver Paralegal Institute

Paralegal Certification

Other

Certifications

Certified Educational Planner

American Institute of Certified Educational Planners (531)
August 2016

Volunteer

Certified Educational Planner/Independent Education Consultant/Founder

Humbach Education Consulting, LLC (Children)
October 1999 - January 2012

Court Appointed Special Advcate (CASA) Advocates For Children, Araphoe County
Ambassador Advocates for Children

Certified Educational Planner

Denver Public Schools - Access College (Education)
June 2017 - October 2017

Counsel seniors throughout Application Week