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…

Friendly World Series wager between UCSF and UMKC chancellors

Mayors and other politicians usually make friendly wagers on sporting events. However, two chancellors have made a friendly wager on the World Series.

Making the most of the college visit

Visiting a college campus is very important when considering a college. Here are tips to make the most of your college visit.

Scholarship Saturday – October 18, 2014

This edition of Scholarship Saturday features 17 scholarships with upcoming deadlines. There is a lot of scholarship money available – apply today!

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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