Amanda was born and raised in Middletown, Connecticut where she still resides. At Middletown High School she excelled in math and science classes. Amanda graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a degree in Psychology and soon after was hired as a paraprofessional at her former elementary school. While working as a paraprofessional she soon realized she had a passion for working with children and helping them achieve their best.ott was born in New York and moved to Connecticut with his family when he was just a few years old. At Maloney High School, Scott excelled in Volleyball and Swimming. He recently graduated from Central CT State University with a degree in Communications and a minor in Economics. In his spare time, Scott enjoys spending time with his family, hitting the gym, and attending NY Giants games.
Best Part of the Job
“The best part of the job is building relationships with the students. Being able to see them grow and flourish is extremely rewarding.”
Biggest Challenge Students Face
“The stress and time management of the entire college application process. Between school work, extracurricular activities, and social activities it can seem difficult to find the time to get everything done. With our help, we can provide students the tools necessary to manage their time and take some of the stress out of the college application experience.”
Advice to Students and Parents
“Make a plan and set achievable goals. The application process can be daunting, but it is important to have a plan in mind. Students should have an idea of what they want to study and start there. Establish what you would want your ideal school to have, the environment, clubs, social activities, or sports and go from there.”