College Planning Consultant
Laura Cobb comes to Estrela with several years of school counseling experience in both private and public schools. During her time as a school counselor, Laura met with many families and students to provide individualized college planning guidance. Her work with a diversity of student populations strengthened her ability to skillfully tailor the college planning process to a wide range of needs and priorities.
As an independent educational consultant, Laura looks forward to walking alongside families and students to turn what can oftentimes be an overwhelming process, into a more manageable (and maybe even a little exciting!) experience. Laura possesses a great amount of passion for the college planning journey and is committed to providing services that are of high quality and great value. She is delighted to be a part of the Estrela team!
Laura earned her B.A. in Psychology from Kent State University and her M.A. in School Counseling from the Ohio State University. She is an associate member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and a member of the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC). She has been licensed in the state of Ohio as a K-12 School Counselor for the past 10 years.
Laura is a graduate of the IECA Summer Training Institute, an intensive, hands-on, training program designed for those seeking to establish an independent educational consulting practice. The training and curriculum offered is viewed as the best available for those entering the profession.
Laura resides in Central Ohio with her husband and three kids. She savors every precious moment with her children whose favorite pastimes include exploring nature and building pillow forts. On special nights out, Laura and her husband can typically be found eating at locally-owned restaurants or belting out their favorite ballads at karaoke. When she’s not spending time with her family, Laura serves at her church and participates in the work of area non-profits. In her free time, Laura enjoys watching her favorite sitcoms or relaxing on her front porch swing.