THE EXTRACURRICULAR PLAN - for 8th Graders, Freshmen and Sophomores

Union counselors know that extracurricular activities are a great way for students to explore their areas of interest, expand on classroom knowledge, and determine future major interests. We also know they help college admissions better understand students. Getting involved in clubs, sports, , community service, jobs, internships and other activities adds to students’ skills and helps them define their interests and goals, expand recommendation opportunities and enrich their lives!Learn More

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  • Kellee Carter

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • Over 22 years of experience working in college admissions and recruitment.
    • Currently serving as an Assistant Director of Enrollment.
    • Extensive experience reviewing and making admission decisions at the undergraduate and graduate level.
    • Skilled in supporting international students as they move through the college admission process.

  • Esperanza Solis

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • School counselor for over ten years.
    • M.A. Educational Counseling, PPS Credential
    • Specialist in College Admissions and helping students find the “right fit” college
    • Written numerous letters of recommendations for high school students,Worked for community college, teaching guidance courses and transfer pathways
    • Recognized by UC Santa Barbara for my work with UC students and college admissions
    • Bilingual English-Spanish
    • Attend annual UC, CSU, CollegeBoard, Western Undergraduate Exchange, and Regional Admissions Counselor of California workshops
    • Attend annual NACAC National College Fair
    • Dedicated to students and families. I am a good listener and I am enthusiastic when it comes to college and career search

  • Spencer Barr

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • Currently serving as the founding College & Career Counselor at a comprehensive public high school and the only College & Career Counselor in my District
    • MS from University of La Verne in Educational Counseling and PPS Credential
    • College Admissions Specialist Certificate from the American School Counselor Association
    • Key strengths: Patience and Persistence . . . with a friendly smile

  • Jose N. Ireta

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • High School college admissions counselor for past 18 years
    • Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year, School of Education, CLU (2001-2002)
    • California School Counselor Association Scholarship Recipient (Spring 2002)
    • Target Teacher Award for Excellence in Education (Spring 2001)
    • Chuy Suarez Scholarship Recipient for Bilingual Educators (Spring 2001)
    • Grant Recipient from the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Hispanic Legacy Fund (Spring 2000)
    • Bilingual – English/Spanish (speaking, writing, reading)
    • Key Strengths: Enthusiasm and Patience

  • Dr. Porsha A. Boyd, EdD

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with an emphasis on Higher Education
    • MA in Educational Counseling with PPS Credential
    • 11 years of college admissions experience
    • Developed and implemented College Counseling Program at a Los Angeles charter high school
    • Currently serving as the founding college counselor at a Los Angeles charter high school
    • Key strengths – Developing personal relationships, encouraging self-advocacy and working with students from a myriad of socio-economic backgrounds
    • Served as a reader for the Dell Scholarship Program
    • Certificate from the University of California, San Diego’s Summer Counseling Extension Program
    • Division-I Student-Athlete (Full Athletic Scholarship Recipient)

  • Sherryl Godfrey

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • 8 years experience working as Head Counselor for one of the highest performing schools in the county
    • Over 10 years Successfully assisting with college admittance to many of the top Colleges in the country
    • 28 years of experience working with first-generation, families of different income levels and under represented students and families
    • Assisted students with NCAA eligibility for DI, DII, DIII, NAIA athletes, including SDSU, CSU Bakersfield, Stevens Institute of Technology, CSU Stanislaus, Humboldt, and a variety of Private Schools throughout the country
    • Currently Co-Chair Counseling and Guidance Governance board for large Urban School District
    • College Athlete
    • Daughter 2016 Valedictorian 4.86 GPA currently attending Dartmouth.
    • KEY STRENGTHS: Reliability, Thinking “outside of the box”, Connecting with Teenagers, Resourceful, Leadership, Organization

  • Katy Watts

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • Thirteen years experience working with AP and IB curriculum in US and international schools
    • Skilled in guiding domestic and international students to study in the US or internationally
    • Current External Reader for UC Davis Admissions
    • Visited over 50+ US and overseas colleges and universities
    • Dedicated to helping students find the right academic, social and financial fit
    • MA Counseling and Pupil Personnel Services
    • Key Strengths: Honest, empathetic and a good listener


  • Lander Bachert

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • Decade spent with students of all ages and academic goals, focusing strongly on the writing challenges inherent in the application process
    • Positive, upbeat and equipped with ten years of college and career counseling experience

  • Kelley Strong

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • Currently serving as a guidance counselor at a public high school
    • MA in Educational Counseling and PPS Credential
    • Many years experience providing college admission counseling
    • Experience reviewing college essays and writing letters of recommendation for high school students
    • Key Strengths: dedication, enthusiasm, problem-solving

  • Diane Wilcox

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • 15 years as a public school guidance counselor
    • 16 years as an education consultant
    • B.A. – Southern Methodist University
    • M.Ed. – Southern Methodist University (Guidance & Counseling)
    • Professional memberships – NACAC, TACAC, IECA, HECA
    • Certifications: CEP (Certified Educational Planner)
    • Ability to help make the college application process painless!

  • Karen Rowe

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • 17 years of college counseling experience
    • Expertise with students from both large public school and academically challenging private schools
    • Currently Director of College Counseling & Admissions at private, nationally-competitive ski racing academy
    • Current external reader of applications for the University of California, Davis; provides unique understanding of rubric and acceptance standards
    • Previously Co-Director of College Counseling at private school with 23 AP classes and multiple annual acceptances at Ivy League and elite institutions
    • Previously Lead Senior Counselor at a public school of 2600 students
    • Developed, conduct college planning bootcamp on essay brainstorming and development
    • Personally toured and built relationships with hundreds of public and private colleges across the country
    • Recognized for specialization in essay development, interview preparation, student-college fit, NCAA eligibility requirements, athletic recruiting process and course selection

  • Pamela Ohriner

    $150.00

    Highlights:

    • Many years of experience in college admissions counseling
    • Volunteer presenter of college admissions workshop for the Los Angeles public library
    • MS from Stony Brook University
    • Graduate certificate in college admissions counseling from UCLA
    • Key strength: Enthusiasm and dedication

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