About Linda

momPhoto2.jpgLinda Perrella, CEP, is based in Larkspur, in Marin County, CA.  She began tutoring and providing college planning guidance following a successful career in financial services marketing and 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 National and Western Associations for College Admission Counseling (NACAC/WACAC).

She supports NACAC’s Guide to Ethical Practice in College Admission and HECA’s statement of Standards and Ethics. Linda subscribes to many newsletters, listservs, and blogs, and periodically posts on Facebook and LinkedIn. She regularly attends industry-related conferences and annually tours approximately 30 different colleges and universities around the United States.