Through presentations and seminars, I regularly share insights and tips from my 20 years’ experience in college planning and admissions counseling. Upcoming events are listed below.

If your company, community group, library or school would like to schedule an event, please call 412-521-GRAD (4723) or visit our Corporate Services page for more information.

College Admissions Boot Camp

July 2-5, 2018
12:15pm - 1:45pm
Week #2

Chautauqua Institute 
Special Studies Course #116

This interactive week-long series will guide high school students and parents through the complexities of the college admissions process.  Discover how colleges make admission decisions, how to make an appropriate college list, how to reserach colleges, the importance of standardized testing, how to write a powerful essay, financial aid information and scholarships.

This course will help simplify college admissions and maximize your student's chance of acceptance to the schools of their choice.

To register, complete a class registration form available online.


Below are some events and dates that can help students and their families to better plan and prepare for college. College Quests does a lot of events each year, check out our archive.

Once you begin making a list of desirable schools, you should also ask about special events, visiting periods, presentations and deadlines involving those schools. If you’re looking for more general information, I’ve provided an extensive list of recommended links and downloads on my Planning Resources page.


"My 'inside experience' with college admissions is important. But there's a personal element that's equally important. I understand that this is one of the biggest choices students and their families will ever make."
— Eva Gelman, College Quest