Jill Haley/Independent College Counselor

        • The UC and CSU applications

      • The Common Application

      •  SAT/ACT information and updates

      •  FAFSA and CSS Profile

      •  The District Scholarship application

Advantage College Counseling believes that every student deserves to find the right college. We provide help on :

About Us

Essay Assistance

​​Our essay coach helps students find their stories and provides feedback on personal statements and essays for college applications and scholarships.

"Advantage College services helped my daughter tremendously.  My daughter ended up with a full academic scholarship at St Mary's College. Of course my daughter did all the hard academic work, but without Jill's help, support and resources my daughter may not be going to her dream college."  

​Shauna, parent of freshman 2015

"Jill Haley provided unwavering support, tireless assistance, and the priceless guidance necessary to achieve admittance into a top university. Without her, there is no way that I would be where I am now, receiving an education from the best possible school at the lowest possible cost."
Angelo –Princeton Freshman Class of 2012

College Search

Advantage College Counseling provides one-on-one help in finding the right college for each student taking into account social, academic and financial needs.

Application Assistance

Admissions is about more than just test scores and grades. We identify each student's strengths and interests and work to create the most successful college applications.


Jill Haley, MSW, PPS has worked in college admissions for more than twenty years in both the high school and private sector. Jill  attends national and regional conferences, maintains strong professional relationships, and regularly visits colleges, and universities. She is a member of Higher Educational Consultants Association (HECA) and the Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC).

Jill also writes a monthly column in the Union Newspaper on college admissions and is  a consultant for Tutor.com. 

Irene Frazier- has a Bachelor's degree in English from UC Berkeley and a Masters degree in curriculum and instruction from CSUS. She taught at Nevada Union High School for 32 years and has coached students in writing for 35 years.  She stays up-to-date through reading, frequently attending webinars, and paying attention to her friend Jill Haley.