The Mission of JLV College Counseling is to provide knowledgeable guidance through the college planning and admission process so that students choose a college that matches their abilities, talents, goals and interests. As college admissions become more competitive, the admissions…

Jessica Velasco

About Jessica

After moving to the San Francisco Bay Area, I decided to start JLV College Counseling to help students through the college admissions process. I know and understand that the college admissions process is an extremely stressful time for students and…

College Counseling Services

College Counseling Services

JLV College Counseling offers customized services to assist high school students in planning, selecting and applying to college. These services can also be used to assist transfer students. Students will work one-on-one with your dedicated college expert, Jessica Velasco, to…

Scholarships with December deadlines

December is a big month for scholarships. This list includes 83 college scholarships and contests with December deadlines.

Scholarship Saturday – November 15, 2014

This edition of Scholarship Saturday features 20 scholarships with upcoming deadlines. There is a lot of scholarship money available – apply today!

Average debt for college graduates reaches $28,400

Average debt for #college graduates has reached $28,400. While the number seems troubling, college graduates have stronger employment and earnings prospects compared to individuals with high school diplomas.

Scholarships with October deadlines

Scholarships with October deadlines

October is a very busy month for scholarships. I have found over 50 college scholarships with October deadlines and they are linked here.

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Social Media Clean-Up

7 Tips For Rising Seniors – #2 Clean Up Social Media

A growing trend in college admissions is that Admissions Officers are viewing the social media accounts of their applicants. According to a Kaplan Test Prep Survey, 31% of Admissions Officers have visited an applicant’s social media profile. As a former…

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7 Tips for Rising Seniors - #1 Build Your College List

7 Tips For Rising Seniors – #1 – College List

I have 7 tips for rising seniors – #1 is Building and Narrowing Down your College List

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