Jeannine Palhegyi

Senior Coordinator, Director of Culture

Jeannine draws from personal experience as both a team member and client. As a mother navigating the college planning process for her son, HelloCollege provided invaluable support. Now, with over 20 years of customer service expertise, she compassionately guides families on their own successful college journeys.


Jeannine Palheygi is a dedicated and compassionate member of the HelloCollege Family whose warmth and concern for families shine through in every aspect of her work. Not only is she a valued team member, but she was also a client herself. This unique perspective gives her a special appreciation for the challenges that families face and allows her to use her own experience to guide others on the right path.

With a rich background in customer service and sales spanning over 20 years, Jeannine’s organizational skills and keen attention to detail are invaluable assets, ensuring that each family’s college planning journey starts on a successful note. Her warm and pleasant personality further enhances the experience for families, creating an environment where they feel supported and cared for. Jeannine is equipped with the skills needed to provide the utmost customer satisfaction.

Outside of her work at HelloCollege, Jeannine dedicates her time to volunteering with Hope for the Journey. This company assists senior citizens with organization, decluttering, and staging as they prepare to move to smaller living environments. This commitment to helping others extends beyond her professional life, reflecting her genuine desire to impact the lives of those around her positively.

Jeannine resides in Chicago with her husband and youngest son. She finds immense joy in spending time with her family, including her three grandchildren and her older son and daughter-in-law. She occasionally enjoys singing with her husband’s band and cherishes moments spent with her parents and siblings in her free time.

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