Sandy is an alumna of the University of California, Davis, with a major in International Relations and a minor in English. She holds a Master of Education in Counseling from Boston University and earned a College Advisement certificate from the Teachers College of Columbia University, and an Educational Consulting certificate from the University of California, Irvine.
Sandy has resided in Clifton, Virginia with her husband since 2005, where she raised two children, worked and volunteered for Fairfax County Public Schools, and founded SJC College Counseling.
She is a member in good standing of key industry professional organizations and adheres to the highest standards of ethical and professional service. Sandy attends multiple conferences each year to meet with admissions staff, keep current with higher education policy and trends, network with colleagues, and join college tours. To date she has visited more than 300 campuses!