Carolee Gravina

Independent College Advisor, Founder

College Bound Guidance

De-stressing the college search and application adventure since 2008, I provide professional, friendly support for you and your student.

InCall® Rates

Duration Price
6 minutes (SixFree Call) $0 (No charge)
15 minutes $25.00
30 minutes $75.00
60 minutes $185.00


College Admissions Counseling Independent College Advisor College Coach Independent Educational Consultant College Application College Essay


A Yale graduate, Carolee received her certificate in college counseling from UCLA online extension in 2008, visits 20 - 30 campuses annually, and meets regularly with college admissions staff to stay up to date on admissions trends, educational programs and financial aid. Carolee is currently President-Elect of the Higher Education Consultants Association and has served on her public high school's Board of Education for six years both as VP and as Chair of Curriculum Development.  She is a published children's author and newspaper columnist, a mother of two (employed!) college graduates and an active volunteer in her local Woman's Club.

She would love to talk to you about how she can help your student find happiness and success - and merit scholarship opportunities - in college.

Read more about Carolee's services on her website.

ECN calls are limited to 1 introductory call for prospective new clients. But, Carolee will be happy to refund the cost of your ECN call if you contract with her for her comprehensive package.


Yale University

Bachelor's Degree

Joint major in Music, Anthropology and Sociology

UCLA online extension

Certificate in College Counseling



Independent College Advisor, Founder

College Bound Guidance (Education)
January - present

President-Elect of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), a Professional association for educational consultants who specialize in assisting families with college admissions planning.  I have also served on the HECA board of directors as chair of professional development and secretary.

4/17/2018 4:15:20 PM,
Carolee Gravina replied:

Hi Joanna,

We currently have about 1000 members across the United States and in several international location. HECA members charge reasonable rates. Most have pro bono clients and many offer sliding scale rates.