About Linda

momPhoto2.jpgLinda Perrella, CEP, is based in Larkspur, in Marin County, CA.  She began tutoring and providing college planning services following a successful marketing career in financial services, and many years of non-profit board service.   She is a Certified Educational Planner, and has a Certificate in College Admission Counseling – Earned with Distinction – from UCLA, in addition to a B.A. in Economics (Cornell University) and an M.S. in Taxation (Golden Gate University). Linda is a member of the American Institute of Certified Educational Planners, Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), and the Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC).

She supports NACAC’s Statement of Principles of Good Practice and HECA’s statement of Standards and Ethics.  Linda subscribes to many newsletters, RSS feeds and blogs, and periodically posts on Facebook and tweets.  She regularly attends industry-related conferences and annually tours at least 30 different colleges and universities around the United States.