photo-5Traecy Hobson is the founder of Admissions on Track.  She is a dedicated college advisor who guides students and their families through all aspects of the college search and admissions process. Being a knowledge-based college consultant, Traecy is committed to keeping up-to-date with admissions trends and statistics in the dynamic college application process. Visiting college campuses across the country is a vital part of a college consultant’s job. Traecy tours approximately thirty colleges a year and meets regularly with college representatives, deans and faculty. She also stays current by attending regional and national conferences. As a college counselor, her firsthand experiences give her a clear understanding of today’s academic programs, vast opportunities and distinct campus cultures.

Traecy comes to college counseling from a marketing research and writing background. She worked as a marketing researcher and analyst for NBC in Manhattan, where she wrote advertising concepts and promotional materials for network programming. Her professional marketing and writing background prove valuable as a college consultant and gives her the keen ability to help students find their voice when writing their college essays and positioning themselves in the college application process.

Education: Traecy has a professional certificate in Independent Educational Consulting from the University of California, Irvine and a B.S. from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Whitman School of Business at Syracuse University. She attended the 2013 Summer Training Institute in Educational Consulting at Swarthmore College.

Professional Memberships: Traecy is a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling(NACAC)Higher Education Consultants Associate (HECA), and the New Jersey Association of College Admissions Counseling (NJACAC).

 

 

Traecy Hobson, College Consultant

thobson@admissionsontrack.com – (908)591-8657

Westfield, NJ