Rana Slosberg

College Admissions Consultant

Slosberg College Solutions LLC

I work one-on-one with high school students and their parents to provide personalized college planning and application support. ...

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Duration Price
6 minutes (SixFree Call) $0 (No charge)
15 minutes $45.00
30 minutes $85.00
60 minutes $165.00


Mock interviews Selecting high school classes Resume Building Application & Essay Guidance Comprehensive College Guidance Financial Aid & Affordability Selecting recommendation letter writers Brainstorming essay topics College Selection & List Development Students with LD Career & Major Guidance

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After a long and successful career with a Global 500 company, Rana decided to pursue a second career.  Her son, who had recently graduated from Cornell University and her daughter, who was attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology, suggested that she might want to become an independent college admissions consultant.  They recognized the joy she had working with them on their respective college searches.  Rana went back to school, completed a certificate in Independent Educational Consulting, resumed visiting colleges, and founded Slosberg College Solutions LLC, where she works with high school students and their families on the college search and application process.

Rana has a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from NYU, a Master of Arts degree in Computer Science from Queens College, and an Independent Educational Consultant Certificate from the University of California Irvine Extension. She attends workshops and college admissions conferences to keep abreast of changes in the field.  Rana visits colleges regularly.

In addition to working with students, Rana speaks and blogs on a variety of college admissions topics.

Rana is a member of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA) and the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC). 

Slosberg College Solutions LLC is a member of the Somerset County Business Partnership, the regional Chamber of Commerce.

Rana will be happy to refund the cost of your initial ECN call, if you contract with her for her college selection, college application, or comprehensive package.


College Admissions Consultant

Slosberg College Solutions LLC
April 2010 - present

I have worked one-on-one with high school students and their parents to provide personalized college planning and application support since 2010. This includes providing guidance in selecting high school classes, as well as volunteer and extracurricular activities. For juniors and seniors, I assist in selecting good match colleges, generate a college list, give financial aid advice, provide advice on making successful college visits, prepare for the college interview including a mock interview, support resume generation, provide tips on writing the college essay, brainstorm essay topics, edit student-prepared essays, and aid in the selection of recommendation letter writers.


BAE Systems
June 1975 - August 2009

Developed and managed embedded software development activities. Subsequently, implemented and managed process improvement activities.



Bachelor's Degree

Sytems Engineering Summa Cum Laude

Queens College

Master's Degree

Computer Science

University of California Irvine Extension

Independent Educational Consultant Certificate 



Cook and serve lunch monthly at the soup kitchen.

Samaritan Homeless Interim Program (Poverty Alleviation)
September 2009 - present

7/7/2017 10:57:56 AM,
Rana Slosberg replied:
The answer varies from college to college. You can check http://www.collegedata.com for the college you are interested in, under the college's "Admission" tab. This will tell you whether the interview is very important, important, considered or not considered at that college.