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Charles

Personal Statement

Charles brings a unique perspective to college counseling with over 25 years of experience working with both high school and college students. He graduated from the State University of New York at Geneseo, where he majored in Political Science and then received his Masters in Education from the University of South Carolina in Student Personnel Services. Charles’ first professional experience was at the Warner Brothers Film Studio, where he supervised a film project which worked in collaboration with over 300 colleges and universities. During this time and throughout his professional career, he has visited hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the United States. Having worked as a Director of Student Activities and Assistant Director of Orientation at the college level, he was responsible for all incoming activities for first year students. Working with campus student organizations, Charles was instrumental in creating a vibrant, exciting campus atmosphere. More recently, for ten years, he worked as a School Counselor at several high schools in New Jersey helping students with college applications. Currently, Charles works as an Independent College Counselor helping students submit applications to colleges and universities. In addition, he has been guiding families through the process of applying for merit and financial aid scholarships. Applying to college can often be a complicated and confusing process and Charles has made it his mission to support students and families.

Education

    • M.Ed-University of South Carolina 
    • B.A.-SUNY Geneseo

Subjects

  • College Advising
  • Writing
  • Essays
  • College Counseling
  • Awards and Recognitions

    • Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) -

    • New Jersey College Counseling Association (NJCCA)-

    • New Jersey College Counseling Association (NJCCA)-

    • Aligned School Counselor Curriculum at Montclair HIgh School *Presented workshops and seminars on effectively preparing for the college admission process-

    Testimonials

    • "In all respects Charles is an ideal School Counselor. Parents have responded positively to the manner in which Charles meets and confers with students to discuss a myriad of guidance related topics. Charles sets the bar high!"

    • "Charles' service has gone well beyond the expected. He has performed the expected services thoroughly, assiduously and sensitively. His ability to perform thus has been rooted in his command of a large and fluid body of relevant information and in his friendly and helpful disposition."

    • "Charles played a critical role in helping me navigate the world of college admissions. He recommended numerous colleges not only based on my grades, coursework, and class percentile, but also my passions, interests and long-term professional goals."

    Background check certified

    Yes