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College Counselor - Oscar M

Oscar M.

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EducationEarned a B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University; earned an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a concentration in Higher Education Administration
HobbiesCrossfit, walking/running, spending time with family & friends, NFL Dallas Cowboys & college football Texas Aggies fan, food lover
General StrengthsAcademic writing, organizational skills, managing test anxiety, study skills, summer enrichment planning, major advisement/selection, editing and proofreading college essays, financial aid (need-based aid), resume review/evaluation, pre-college summer programs, college research and advisement, course selection for undergraduate programs, humanities programs, college list building, law school applications, highly selective colleges/universities specialization, transcript analysis, extracurricular/resume development, application review, personal statement brainstorming and composition, medical school applications, scholarship search (merit-based aid), liberal arts school specialization, interview skills, veterinary programs, architecture programs
Related Experience12+ years of experience in college counseling, admissions and identity building and financial aid & scholarship advising/support; extremely knowledgeable of the financial aid process & scholarships application; well versed in the liberal arts admissions & highly selective admissions process including the top 100 and ivies; extensive experience in Texas college admissions and have been a member of and served on various committees with the Texas Association of College Admissions Counseling (TACAC); strong relationships developed and maintained with college admissions professionals around Texas and country