With over 20 years experience as a college counselor, Shari provides personalized support to students as they discover their interests and passions and find the “right fit” college through Chappell College Consulting in the Philadelphia region.  After graduating from Lehigh University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Master’s in Education for School Counseling, she worked as a college counselor at a nationally ranked, selective public high school in New Jersey for 16 years.  Shari is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and works with organizations such as ScholarMatch and the Matchlighters Scholars Program to support underserved students.

Shari possesses a wealth of knowledge about the college admissions process and believes the process should be fun and stress free. She is enthusiastic about providing students with personalized plans to help them present their best to colleges and universities. 

Shari specializes in helping families seeking merit aid and affordability and supporting first generation students. She is also very familiar with liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York and with the honors programs at Penn State, Pittsburgh, Temple, Rutgers and the SUNY and CUNY networks in New York.

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