Lee Bierer

College Admissions Strategies

Helping families navigate the college admissions process from college search through college acceptance. Providing a roadmap to your college admissions success.

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Duration Price
30 minutes $175.00
60 minutes $300.00


College Counseling Applications Essays Interviews Resume College List Campus Visits Course Selection Testing


Lee Bierer is an independent college counselor and writer. www.collegeadmissionsstrategies.com. She has been the Charlotte Observer’s weekly Countdown to College  http://www.charlotteobserver.com/living/health-family columnist for over seven years. The column is syndicated nationally through McClatchy Newspapers.


Lee is a frequent guest on Charlotte’s NPR Affiliate - WFAE’s Charlotte Talks. She received her undergraduate degree in Spanish from Colgate University. She has a Masters in Education and received her Certificate in College Counseling through UCLA.


As President of College Admissions Strategies, Lee helps students and their families navigate the college admissions process.


She focuses on four key areas:

  • Assessment & Planning – discussing course selection, testing strategy and providing a variety of college, major and career assessment tools
  • College Identification  – finding the right fit academically, socially, emotionally and financially
  • Application Strategy – helping students identify their own competitive edge with Brag Sheet preparation, essay-brainstorming and editing and enrichment ideas
  • Scholarship Search – identifying merit-based and need-based scholarship opportunities


Lee has lived in Charlotte for 20 years and is now an empty-nester – with two college graduates– so she has survived this adventure both personally and professionally. 



Certificate in College Admissions Counseling

University of California - Los Angeles
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