Laura Clarkson has been working as a College Advisor with Jen McKenzie since 2011 and is member of SACAC, the Southern Association for College Admissions Counselors, and IECA, the Independent Educational Consultants Association. Laura is consistently expanding her knowledge of the college admissions process through campus visits, industry workshops, and continuing education. Laura earned her BA from the University of Delaware and her MSW from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. She grew up in Silver Spring, Maryland and moved to Boca Raton with her husband from the Washington, DC area in 1999. Laura previously worked as a social worker in a specialized educational setting, advocating for her students as she helped them find the appropriate school program to meet their individual needs. She loves working with high school students and watching them grow and mature as they prepare for college. One of her favorite parts of her work is identifying “best fit” schools with her students and sharing in their successes after they receive test scores and admissions notifications!