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Estrela Founder Serving on Faculty at IECA Summer Training Institute

Estrela Consulting Founder, Kristina Dooley, was selected to serve on the faculty of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Summer Training Institute (STI) being held this week at Swarthmore College (PA). STI is an intensive, hands-on, training program designed for those seeking to establish an independent educational consulting practice. The training and curriculum offered is ...
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New Survey Finds What Colleges are Really Looking for in Applicants

The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) released this month its ranking of What Colleges Look for in High School Students, based on an annual survey of nearly 2,000 independent educational consultants. While grades and standardized test scores are near the top of these annual rankings, a number of significant changes and surprises are challenging the assumptions about college ...
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Estrela Founder Receives Prestigious Katz Award

Greg Dooley November 17, 2017 IECA, Team News
We are very proud of Estrela's founder, Kristina Dooley, who received the prestigious Katz Award at the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Conference in Washington D.C this week. Kristina was one of 36 IECA members recognized for their work with pro bono students as part of The Possibility Project in New York City. Congratulations to Kristina and the other award recipients!
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