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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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Our College Planning Team Has Grown Again!

Estrela Consulting December 01, 2017 Team News
We're thrilled to announce that our team has grown again! We've added 5 new Independent Educational Consultants (IECs) to our College Planning Team. They each have a strong passion for helping students navigate the college search and application process. With the continued growth of our team, we're looking forward to providing our expert guidance and support to many more families.
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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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Estrela's Korsvik Featured in Hudson Life Magazine

Christina Korsvik, an IEC on our college planning team, was recently featured in Hudson Life Magazine. Prior to joining Estrela, Christina served as an International Admissions Counselor at Kent State University (OH) and as the International Admissions Program Coordinator at Cleveland State University (OH). In these roles Christina guided hundreds of international and domestic students and ...
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Estrela's Hodges Featured in The Day

Kim Hodges, an IEC on our college planning team, was recently featured in The Day. As an educational professional with more than twenty years of both secondary and collegiate experience, Kim’s main focus has been on helping students to succeed. She works with them to find their “right fit” based on their individual learning styles, academic preparation, and both personal and career goals.
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