Thomas J. Jaworski, M.A. is the founder and lead consultant at Quest College Consulting, LLC (QCC). He has more than fifteen years of experience working with families in both a suburban public school and a private college preparatory high school. In addition, he has served as an adjunct faculty member at a Midwestern university. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts in History Education coupled with a Master of Arts in School Counseling. He is a current Illinois State Board of Education Certified Teacher (Type 09) and School Counselor (Type 73).

The QCC philosophy matches students to the universities that best meet their academic and financial profile. As a veteran educator and counselor, Tom understands what it takes to work with highly motivated college-bound families. He has met admissions counselors and toured more than one hundred campuses of leading universities. As an expert in the college admissions field, Tom has been quoted in national publications such as The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo! Finance, Forbes, U.S. News, Sun-Sentinel and Parents.

Tom has presented at high schools, libraries and community events on topics regarding academic, social and financial concerns for college. He was also included in the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Money Smart Week campaign. He has hosted programs on topics that include: How to Begin the College Search, Finding the Right College for You, College Application Boot Camp, Top Five Steps College Bound Families Must Take Today, What to Do This Summer to Prepare for College and How to Prepare for the Rising Cost of College. Click here to see upcoming presentations.

As an Independent Educational Counselor (IEC), Tom enjoys the personal interaction that guides families in the college admission process. His professional experience has allowed numerous students to fulfill their dreams and assisted families in obtaining goals they never thought possible. To learn more about how Quest College Consulting can help your family, contact us.