Navigate college admissions with experts who care about the whole you

High school can be stressful. That’s why we help you reach your full potential in a kind and supportive environment.
And we’ll work with you to suit your style and schedule as we work towards your undergraduate admission.

As you embark on this journey of self-exploration and discovery, we are so pleased to collaborate with you. Although we will prompt you to schedule meetings, please also be proactive and initiate contact when you have questions.


Our core values of honesty, continuous improvement, and adherance to professional ethics permeate everything we do.

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Joan helps students develop the mindsets that allow them to create the life they want–for high school, college and beyond. She founded Educational Advocates College Consulting in 2004.

Laurel Weijer

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Laurel Weijer is an experienced teacher, counselor and admissions professional who has worked in both secondary and higher education for more than a decade. She has experience working with students from a variety of backgrounds as well as students with language-based learning differences.

Ildi Szekely

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Ildi Szekely has been a teacher, academic coach, academic advisor, and learning disability specialist for over a decade.

Katie Bacon

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Katie Bacon enjoys working with students to help them figure out colleges that are a good fit for who they are and who they hope to be. She is an experienced writer, editor, and interviewer who worked for The Atlantic in Boston for 10 years. She specializes in helping writers find their voice by expressing themselves clearly, logically, and eloquently


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1678 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02445