Sara Zessar, M.Ed.

  • Founder
  • Discovery College Consulting, LLC
  • Denver, CO   
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Contact me for: Sara provides assistance to high school students and families with all aspects of the college search and admissions process. She offers a range of services and works with all kinds of students, both in the Denver area (where she lives) and across the country.

Sara has helped hundreds of students with the college search and admissions process. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Missouri -- St. Louis. Before becoming an independent college consultant, she worked for six years as a high school counselor in private, public, and charter schools. She has visited dozens of colleges throughout the United States, where she has met with admissions officers to learn about their schools’ approach to the admissions process. Because of her counseling background, Sara is able to help students and families with the emotional aspects of college admissions in addition to the academic and procedural ones. She is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).

Expert Articles by Sara Zessar, M.Ed.

Raising Teens

Helping your teen navigate the college admissions process
The college search and admissions process is a complicated one, and it is natural for parents to want to help their children through it. By following these tips, you can make the process less stressfu...
Independent college consultants can help teens apply to college
Given the lack of college counseling in many of our nation’s high schools, it is completely understandable why families are relying more on independent college consultants. By following the advice i...

Undergraduate Programs

Approaching the college search and admissions process with ease
The college search and admissions process is a complicated one. It is natural for students to feel anxious about it. After all, for many students, this is the first big decision they will make. By fol...

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