College Counselor Network ECN Brings New Model to College Aspirants and Parents

New College Applicants, Scholarship Hopefuls, Possible Transfers Among Those Who Will Benefit from Real-Time, Live, Personalized Advice Provided on Phone in Short Durations

Dec 09, 2014, 11:00 ET from College Counselor Network ECN

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With year-end college application deadlines for high school seniors fast approaching, and financial aid season soon to kick into high gear, today marks the launch of College Counselor Network ECN, an "Expert Calling Network" for college aspirants and their parents to benefit from confidential, personalized advice provided on the phone in durations of up to one hour. The announcement was made by James A. Boyle, CEO, College Counselor Network ECN. 

"Among life's decisions, where to apply to college is one of the biggest. With an array of choices before their student, many parents become overwhelmed," said Boyle.  "Whether they are seeking advice on how to find the best fit college for their child, how to obtain a college scholarship or other form of financial aid, or how to maximize the impact of a college visit, parents can be sure we will have an experienced expert available who is right for them."

Drawing from his professional experience as president of College Parents of America, and his personal experience as parent of a recent college graduate and current college student, Boyle and College Counselor Network ECN Chief Operating Officer Nancy Stover have begun to assemble a roster of some of the top independent college counselors in America, who will share their knowledge and expertise via paid telephone conversations.

Experts who are part of the launch of College Counselor Network ECN include:

  • Lee Bierer, President, College Admissions Strategies, Charlotte, NC;
  • Jim Grizzell, Master Certified Health Education Specialist, Walnut Creek, CA;
  • Jordan Lee Knape, Author and Mental Health Resources Advocate, New York, NY
  • Monica Matthews, College Scholarship Expert, Detroit, MI;
  • JD Rothman, Author, Speaker and Admissions Expert, Santa Monica, CA and
  • Suzanne Shaffer, Parents Countdown to College Coach, Corpus Christi, TX.

Visitors to the College Counselor Network ECN web site can register for free to view the complete list of experts in a directory that will soon include experts from every region of the country, all dedicated to helping families to succeed on their college admissions journey.

The College Counselor Network ECN is powered by Fanaticall, which provides patent-pending technology and turnkey services that enable individuals or organizations to create Expert Calling Networks or "ECNs."  Fanaticall is a portfolio company of TomorrowVentures, the personal investment arm of Google Chairman Eric Schmidt.

SOURCE College Counselor Network ECN