Mark Cruver

Certified Educational Planner / Independent College Counselor / Founder

Capstone Educational Consultants

Mark Cruver is a former college Admissions Director turned college counselor, helping students and families navigate the college journey.

Tags: Application guidance, Essay review, Test prep, Financial Aid advising...

Andrea Rieves

Independent Education Consultant

Andrea Rieves Consulting

College planning for students beginning grade 8 through high school.

Tags: College selection, Application guidance, Essay review, Financial Aid advising...

Jennifer Severini-Kresock

Owner/Independent Educational Consultant/ Career and College Counselor

NEPA Career and College Counseling Associates (self)

I have over twenty five years of experience in career and college counseling. I own my own private career and college counseling business.

Tags: College, career, college survival skills, essays, career assessments...

Larry Blumenstyk

Certified Educational Planner, Director of College Admissions Program

Learning Associates LLC

Highly individualized Comprehensive College Advisory Services in a broad-based Educational Consulting practice since 1981.

Tags: College selection, Application guidance, Essay review, college guidance...

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