Sign-up to receive college admissions and scholarship advice and information. Jessica provides tips on college search, college visits, college applications, financial aid and scholarship information.

Jessica Velasco

About Jessica

Jessica has over ten years of experience in higher education and has served as an admissions officer and director. She uses her inside knowledge to help students and their families as they move through the college search and admissions process.

College Admissions Resources


Research is key when finding your best-fit school. Here are some resources for students and their families to use as they research colleges and information about the college admissions process.

Admissions Tips

8 Things to do While Waiting for College Admissions Decisions | JLV College Counseling Blog

8 Things to do While Waiting for College Admissions Decisions

Waiting for college admissions decisions can be difficult. Check out these eight things you can do to pass the time until decisions come in.

Don't Ignore the Signs of Senioritis | JLV College Counseling Blog

Don’t Ignore the Signs of Senioritis

Why You Should Not Ignore Signs of Senioritis

5 Misconceptions About Rolling Admission | JLV College Counseling Blog

5 Misconceptions About Rolling Admission

There are misconceptions about rolling admission. Don’t let the misconceptions stop you from considering colleges with rolling admission.

March 2017 Scholarships | JLV College Counseling Blog

March 2017 Scholarships

Over 300 college scholarships and contests with March deadlines.

Learn More
February 2017 Scholarships | JLV College Counseling Blog

February 2017 Scholarships

February 2017 Scholarships

Learn More
January 2017 Scholarships | JLV College Counseling Blog

January 2017 Scholarships

Big list of January Scholarships. There are scholarships on the list for students in elementary school, middle school, high school, college, and graduate school.

Learn More