Jen McKenzie, Founder and Principal
Jen McKenzie founded Milestone Academic Planning, LLC, in 2014 as a full-service college and graduate school advising, test preparation and tutoring company. In 2016, the company was renamed Milestone College Prep to better reflect the services offered. A former managing partner of Collegiate Consulting Services, Inc. Jen has been counseling students in the South Florida area since 2009. She is a vetted Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and has completed the Certificate Program in Counseling at UCLA. In addition, Jen completes ongoing continuing education through both IECA and SACAC, the Southern Association of College Admissions Counselors, and personally tours many colleges each year.
Jen grew up in Boca Raton and earned her BA in English from Florida Atlantic University. She spent the first eight years of her career as a campus recruiter, traveling extensively and interviewing candidates throughout the country. In 2004, Jen began tutoring students for the SAT/ACT and assisting with college essays. Since that time, Jen has launched and built Milestone College Prep into a successful company comprised of uniquely qualified advisors and tutors who have helped guide hundreds of students and their parents through the increasingly competitive college process.