About CollegePrepU
First, I’d would like to thank you for visiting our blog!  CollegePrepU.com was founded by Eric Thomas, a H.S. Guidance Counselor/College Advisor in 2009 as a resource to help Parents, Students and Families achieve their educational goals!

Our mission is to provide parents and students with accurate information to help them properly prepare for education during, and after high school.  In order to accomplish this, we’ve incorporated quality information and research in all of our articles, products, and services.  We feel confident that our numerous experiences working with families and other college admission specialists will provide you with a unique approach to education and college preparation and will answer the questions that will undoubtedly arise during your journey through high school.

Who Are We?

Eric Thomas, Founder

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education 2000
  • Masters in School Guidance and Counseling 2004
  • 8 Year Member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC)

Additionally, we have small group of High School College Advisor’s that contribute on a volunteer basis.  We all serve in a large suburban school of almost 3,000 students and are current, active members of the National Association for College Admission Counselors. (NACAC)  Together, we have over 60 years of experience and have worked with literally thousands of students and families during those years.  In order to uphold the safety and confidentiality of our school and students that we are currently working with, it is in our best interest that our school’s name remain private.

Why We’re Different?
At College Prep U, we pride ourselves on the following aspects that put us above the rest!

  • We are active members of NACAC
  • We are active College Advisors working with real students/parents in a High School setting everyday.
  • Our Products and Services are extremely inexpensive when compared to similar sites.

Simply put, you can feel confident that our experience and current involvement with colleges and their ever-changing admission policies will provide you with the most up-to-date and accurate information.

The reality is, college admissions is exactly like it always has been.  There is no “magic formula” or “backdoor” to getting admitted to college.  Dynamic, well-rounded students that have good grades and test scores will have the BEST chance at getting into their college of choice.  CollegePrepU is here to educate you, keep you informed and to help you make good choices throughout your High School journey providing you with the best opportunity possible.


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