academic coach college consultant resume example with 8+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Relatable thought leader and coaching magician skilled at expediting clients' career and academic journeys while elevating their holistic personal growth.

Dynamic professional coach committed to service excellence through responsive communication, continual process innovation, and genuine devotion to clients' success. Proactive change agent leveraging collaboration and coaching methodology to guide client self-exploration and achievement of desired outcomes. Passion for uncovering emerging ideas through books, courses, and online research to expedite client journeys.


ACSTH Level 1 - Certified Professional Coach, Certified Life Coach Institute - 2022

ACSTH Level 2 - Certified Master Professional Coach, Certified Life Coach Institute - 2022

  • Project Management
  • Program Development
  • Writing and Editing
  • College Consulting
  • Career Advising
  • Strategic Coaching
  • Job Interview Preparation
  • Job Search Strategy
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
University of Maryland - College Park College Park, MD Expected in 05/2021 Graduate Certificate : Nonprofit Leadership And Management - GPA :
University of Maryland Baltimore County Catonsville, MD, Expected in 08/2016 Bachelor of Arts : Public Health - GPA :
Work History
Freelance - Academic Coach / College Consultant
City, STATE, 12/2017 - Current

After assisting 100+ disadvantaged youth at various academic levels through the college application process, began private academic coaching to provide an expanded suite of services, encompassing academic advising, essay / resume development, admissions interview preparation, and professional correspondence / coaching services.

  • Balance up to 25 simultaneous virtual clients while delivering unique personalized services while maintaining 100% 5-star ratings.
  • Consistently demonstrate creativity, ability to channel client’s voice, knowledge of college application process/collegiate expectations, and adherence to grammar and punctuation standards. Collaborated with client to improve writing effectiveness and customer satisfaction.
  • Developed a no-cost college access program for underserved high school seniors that participants receive over 500 college acceptances and over $9.5 million in scholarships.
Employ Prince George's Inc. - Director, Talent Acquisition / Career Coach
City, STATE, 01/2019 - 10/2022

Established the organization's Talent Acquisition Department within the Human Resources Division, developed an appropriate financial structure of six-figure departmental and programmatic budgets; curated routine processes and utilized strategic planning methods to ensure business partners' recruitment and business development needs were met; including analyzing external business' apprenticeship programming, providing business elevation guidance, talent sourcing and assessment, hiring processes, workforce planning, recruiting operations, and candidate experience.

  • Managed recruitment and onboarding processes, including creating job descriptions, directly sourcing candidates, reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews, constant communication with candidates, and compiling feedback.
  • Developed career coaching programming with proven effectiveness and presentations used to elevate the career trajectory of 100+ entry to senior-level job seekers with resume development, interview preparation, career change, and professional confidence.
  • Improved programmatic and coaching performance by analyzing data, statistics, feedback, and recommendations to develop and implement recruitment practices, processes, and procedures to optimize the recruiting process over time.
  • Collaborated with C-suite executive leaders to develop innovative, progressive, results-driven recruitment activities to ensure substantial organization growth.
  • Simultaneously led, curated, and managed multi-faceted projects by evaluating the end-to-end project process, establishing metrics, and adhering to contractual terms. Strengthened external partnerships through consistent communication, tailored recommendations, analyzing project outcomes, and enhancing the partnership experience.
Prince Georges County Public Schools - Student Advocate/College Advisor
City, STATE, 06/2014 - 10/2018

Counseled a caseload of 50 students to improve their academic productivity, behavior, and attendance; while cultivating events that assist with job seeking, college preparation, and overcoming educational and personal challenges.

  • Developed innovative interactive student leadership programs and relatable youth-centered group quarterly presentations for students, families, and community stakeholders.
  • Implemented meticulously detailed individualized service plans for students and families; traveled independently to conduct home visits to track participant engagement and progress.
  • Established an external referral pipeline to refer select students to long-term external resources, such as; social services, clinical social workers, psychologists, nonprofit organizations, etc. while tracking and evaluating the efficacy of services provided.
  • Served as the internal advocate for the high school’s underserved population struggling with; truancy, mental health concerns, homelessness, intellectual disabilities, ESOL, drug/alcohol abuse, incarceration, neglect, physical/emotional abuse, sexual assault, trauma, and behavioral issues.
  • Serviced the school's adolescent underserved population struggling with; truancy, mental illness, homelessness, illiteracy, ESOL, drug/alcohol abuse, incarceration, neglect, physical/emotional abuse, sexual assault, trauma, and behavioral issues.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Maryland - College Park
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County

Job Titles Held:

  • Academic Coach / College Consultant
  • Director, Talent Acquisition / Career Coach
  • Student Advocate/College Advisor


  • Graduate Certificate
  • Bachelor of Arts

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