Julia Ross of Fairfax Station is Featured Speaker at the National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) Conference
Julia Ross, local college admissions expert and author, was a featured speaker at the annual NACAC conference of over 6,000 attendees on September 23rd, 2016 in Columbus, OH. Ms. Ross, along with Dr. Brenda Poggendorf, Vice President of Roanoke College, lectured on the links between targeted recruitment and student retention at colleges and universities.
Ross’s speech was enthusiastically received and she was invited to travel both nationally and internationally to meet with university professionals. She plans to attend a conference at St. Andrew’s University in Scotland this winter.
Ross, among the foremost educational consultants in the United States, established the wildly successful Professional Tutoring, LLC, in 1994. Since that time Professional Tutoring has served thousands of families, helping students apply for and earn millions of dollars in merit scholarships and financial aid. Her greatest asset is in her innate ability to reach the kids on their own level – a true “kid whisperer.” She is available to consult with individuals, high schools, education professionals, and community groups.
Ross holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Virginia. She has authored two books, Getting into College with Julia Ross: Finding the Right Fit and Making it Happen and Conquering the SAT Reasoning Exam with Julia Ross– currently in update for the r-SAT and new ACT Exams. Her books are available on Amazon.
Ross is fluent in English, Spanish and French. She is the mother of three. The Ross family has hosted more than 26 foster children and medical exchange students from eleven countries.