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Molly Hughes college counselors

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

Molly believes that the college search and application process does not need to be mystifying or frustrating.  In fact, approached smartly, she knows it can be an exceptional opportunity for students to grow in self-awareness and ... read more

Loretta Summers college counselors

Managing Partner & Senior Consultant

Loretta believes that knowledge is power; this serves as the foundation for motivating and enlightening her clients during their college selection journey.  Loretta is passionate about guiding students ... read more

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Senior Consultant

As a former high school counselor Laila has a deep appreciation of the demands teens face. She believes that the college application process is one of student maturation and ... read more

Christine Labrecque college counselors

Senior Consultant

Christine believes that “getting in” to college is not the end of the journey, and that choosing the right college is a crucial step on the path toward adulthood and a fulfilling career. She believes the process can be an exciting time ... read more

Sara Clarkson

Senior Consultant

Sara believes that choosing where to go to college cannot be taken lightly. The escalating cost makes it one of the most significant investments parents and students may ever make, which is why careful and objective ... read more

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Consultant

As a recent college graduate, Emilia knows just how difficult the application process can be on our students. She believes that her proximity to the application process will prove useful to her clients as she was in their position not too long ago ... read more

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Senior Consultant

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Consultant

As a parent of teens, Carolyn understands the college application process. She  believes that each student has a unique story to tell and is passionate about helping students reveal their authentic selves to potential schools ... read more

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Consultant

As a recent college graduate and as a CBC alumnus, Eddie truly understands the college application process. He believes in the power of positivity and that every student should take pride in their experiences and accomplishments ... read more

Sara Clarkson

Consultant

Kathleen is thrilled to be working with students on their college search process and essays one-on-one.  She wants students to show who they are through their stories rather than just telling it.  Helping students refine their stories to reveal their best attributes is something ... read more

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Essay Consultant

As part of the CBC team, Stephanie works with both college and law school applicants.  As the parent of two college students and one high school senior, she understands that essay writing is a process and requires digging deep. Stephanie enjoys .... read more

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Consultant

Johanna understands that a thoughtful, well-organized, and disciplined approach to the college application process alleviates stress and, most importantly, helps to ensure the right academic, social, and financial fit.  She is committed to understanding her ... read more

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Consultant

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Consultant

Ellen has a passion for helping students reach their academic potential and personal goals.  She believes that although we are all on the same journey, we each will take a different path.  It has been her privilege for twenty-six years as a High School Counselor to help her students ... read more

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Consultant

Allison joined College Bound Consulting (CBC) as a consultant in 2017 after working as a writer, editor, and proofreader in a major financial firm's in-house marketing/advertising/PR department. She uses those skills in nearly everything she does, but especially ... read more

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Career Consultant

For the past 10 years, Christine Fruehwirth has been a career consultant and instructor of career management courses at George Washington University, and most recently Georgetown University. She has developed .... read more