Jan Rooker has been an educational consultant for more than 15 years. Prior to this she taught high school English in Ridgewood, NJ. She has advised high school students about colleges for more than 25 years, and has guided more than 2000 students in writing their admissions essays.
Jan graduated from Cornell University (BA), Stanford University (MA), and Columbia University (MA).She has attended the Institute on College Admissions sponsored by Harvard University and the College Board, as well as Principles and Practices taught by the IECA. She is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, and the Higher Education Consultants Association, and she visits close to 30 colleges each year.
In addition to mentoring high school students, helping students learn about and select colleges, brain storming college admissions essays in her office, and offering essay writing workshops to large and small groups, Jan works with students on their essays and college lists by telephone, email, Skype, and FaceTime.
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