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.


Don Keller is an accomplished College Admissions Counselor with over two decades of professional student services experience. As a valued member of the HelloCollege team, Don has made a significant impact on countless students’ lives by guiding them through the complex college application process.

Don’s dedication to his craft is evident in the way he interacts with students and their families. He possesses a deep understanding of the college admissions landscape, staying up-to-date on the latest trends and requirements. Don’s expertise allows him to tailor his guidance to meet the unique needs of his students, ensuring they present their best selves to their dream colleges.

Don’s commitment to providing exceptional service is reflected in the positive feedback he consistently receives from students and parents alike. One satisfied parent shared, “We are so happy to have signed our daughter up for HelloCollege. The team is incredibly professional and responsive. They helped our daughter so much with her essays and other aspects of the application process. Don Keller did a tremendous job as her primary counselor.”

Students appreciate Don’s compassionate and supportive approach. They admire his ability to create a nurturing environment where they feel comfortable sharing their aspirations, concerns, and personal stories. His guidance goes beyond the technicalities of the application process; he helps students uncover their unique strengths and passions so that they can present a compelling narrative to admissions committees.

In addition to his remarkable professional achievements, Don finds joy and fulfillment in his role as a loving husband and dedicated father. He feels fortunate to share his life with such a wonderful family. Don’s wife and kids serve as a constant source of inspiration and motivation for him, reminding him of the importance of fostering personal connections and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Their unwavering support allows Don to bring his best self to his work as a College Admissions Counselor. It ensures that he can positively impact the lives of his students and help them achieve their academic aspirations.

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Area of Expertise

  • Application Review
  • Student-Athletes
  • Students Lacking Motivation
  • Selective Admissions
  • Southeast & UC Schools
  • Midwest Schools
  • Visual & Performing Arts
  • BS/MD / Med School Direct Admit

Don's Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor's, Counselor Education and Sports Management
  • Master's Counselor Education and Sports Management
  • NACAC Member
  • Specialist, Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
  • Former High School Guidance Counselor
  • Former Collegiate Advisor, Student Success
  • Member, National Academic Advising Association
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