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).

Quest College Consulting’s 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 with numerous admissions counselors and toured more than two 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 various topics related to the college process. He was also included in the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Money Smart Week campaign. Presentation topics 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.

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