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Navigating high school and applying to college is much different than a generation ago. Selecting the right courses and activities, prepping for standardized tests, choosing the right college and major, writing compelling essays, completing applications and applying for scholarships and financial aid - the process has become competitive, confusing and stressful. HelloCollege is here to help. Our students gain admission to their top schools, earn more scholarships and graduate faster with a job in their major.

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Our Results.

96%.

Receive Scholarships

97%.

Get Into a Top College Choice

Only 14%.

Change Their Major in College

82%.

Graduate in Four Years With a Job in Their Major

About HelloCollege.

HelloCollege is a national college planning company that helps families navigate college selection, admissions and career readiness. We are dedicated to helping students and parents successfully navigate the college admissions process, providing a personalized experience based on your unique needs and goals. Our team of experts has over 200 years of collective college planning experience.

Goodbye stress, HelloCollege!

About a College Planning Consultation.

Designed to help your family identify key issues you should be considering as you begin the college admissions process via zoom video conference.

You can feel at ease that you’ve got an expert right there to answer your pressing questions and help you determine your best path.

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HelloCollege - What We Do

HelloCollege helps you avoid college planning uncertainty and stress by creating a strategic plan matched to your teen's goals and aspirations. Get your child the best guidance to improve their acceptance odds and achieve their college admissions potential.

Meet the Counselors.

Kevin Krebs - Founder of HelloCollege

Kevin Krebs

Founder and Managing Director

Inspired by his parents, Kevin’s journey from a first-gen, diverse, low-income background to Northwestern University shaped him. After experiencing challenges, including student loan debt, he founded HelloCollege and has spent the last 25 years helping students successfully navigate college admissions.

Allison Dahleen

Director of Counseling Services

As an MSA holder, Allison brings a wealth of experience supporting students in higher education. As a respected leader at HelloCollege, she expertly navigates admissions, and academic advising, empowering students to conquer their goals.

Sue Nelson

Financial Specialist

Sue has 25 years of experience in financial services and assists families with the financial aid process and cost saving practices.

Amanda Yoder

Assistant Director of Counseling Services

Amanda is our Lead College Counselor and Trainer with over 10 years of high school counseling experience. She holds a Master's in Education with a counseling concentration and graduate certificates in Military & Family Education and Administration & Supervision (Educational Leadership).

Don Keller

College Counselor

Don is a highly skilled College Admissions Counselor, boasting a 20-year background in student service. Don's expertise includes evaluating applications for UC - Berkeley and the prestigious Questbridge Scholars program, making him well-equipped to guide students toward their educational aspirations.

Raymond Gonzales

College Counselor

Raymond, a first-generation college graduate from the Bay Area, holds a Master's in Education from Harvard, a Master's in Public Health from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master's in Social Work from University of Southern California. His diverse experience includes roles at Assist America and the UN, reflecting a commitment to global youth advocacy.

Shariq Ali

College Counselor

Shariq holds an M.S.Ed. in Intercultural Communication from the University of Pennsylvania and B.A. from Elon University. Shariq leverages his experience in research, advocacy, and mentoring to create personalized plans that reflect students’ unique stories and empower them to achieve their academic dreams.

Miracle Husband

College Counselor

Miracle received her B.A. from the University of California - Berkeley and a M.Ed. from the University of Vermont. She has a rich background in higher education, founding her own College Advising company and roles in business academic counseling at Tulane University and college advising at UC Berkeley.

Kimberly Shipman

College Counselor

Kim holds an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration and has over 10 years of experience in college and career counseling. She has a passion for helping students discover their career passions and connect them to the perfect college experience.

Why Choose Us?

Personalized

A wide range of services ranging from help with test prep to essays to comprehensive college planning. Programs are customized to meet each student's unique needs.

Expertise

Our team of education professionals has over 200 years of dedicated college admissions experience. We have delivered free college planning education to over 15,000 families and personally guided over 1300 students.

Results

HelloCollege students graduate with less debt, earn more financial aid and scholarships, get into top choice colleges and graduate with jobs in their major.

Assurance

Remove the stress and worry that you are missing something in the college planning process. Avoid costly mistakes by working with a team of experts who guide you every step of the way.