Great Expectations only hires a mere 1-2% of its applicants — our staff is made up of the most experienced, educated, friendly, and charismatic education experts out there.

Ivette H

ClassicCollege Counselor
EducationEarned a B.A. in Rhetoric with a concentration in Public Discourse from UC Berkeley; earned an M.P.A. from California State University, East Bay
HobbiesCooking, baking, making beaded jewelry, creating memory videos and exploring the outdoors with my Boston Terrier!
Test Prep
Academic Subjects
General Strengthselementary education, organizational skills, creative writing, study skills, reading comprehensionsummer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, editing and proofreading college essays, social science programs, financial aid (need-based aid), resume review/evaluation, transfer student application process, pre-college summer programs, course selection for high school, UC specialization, non-traditional student application process, college research and advisement, humanities programs, Cal State specialization, college list building, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, high school selection, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, application review, personal statement brainstorming and composition, scholarship search (merit-based aid), interview skills, career assessment tools
Related ExperienceOver 17 years of experience in the education sector supporting students from 5th grade through college in obtaining a college degree; expert in financial aid, financial literacy, and educating families on college affordability; experience in designing scholarship applications and as an application reader; extensive experience in developing college readiness curriculum and college coaching; collaborated in the development and execution of annual case study and college fair involving over 50 colleges and university admissions officers