Background. Pamela opened her first LA-based academic services business, Valley Prep Tutoring, in July 2012. She built her reputation as a go-to academic expert trusted by parents through her books SWAT Team Tactics for Getting Your Teen Into College and 4 Keys to College Admissions Success. She went on to found two other educational services companies as well, GATE College System and Pamela M. Donnelly Consulting LLC.
Pamela will complete her PhD in Global Leadership and Change at Pepperdine University in Malibu CA in 2021. Having become a specialist in strategy related to all enrollment aspects of the higher education space, she offers services in both corporate consulting for institutions, and student mentorship for those aspiring for admissions.
In her corporate consulting practice, Pamela supports transitioning teams toward clearly defined goals and a fully articulated mission. Data-driven, she offers leadership aligning people and resources to consistently deliver exceptional results. Having built a solid network of influential stakeholders across federal, state, and local educational entities, her expertise in global leadership and organizational change is values-based and founded in research and theoretical understanding. With particular fluency in leveraging digital technology, her commitment empowers stakeholders across the higher ed space to secure sustainable success.
Connect now. Pamela’s staff welcomes correspondence on her behalf via the contact form on this website, and she also welcomes you to connect via LinkedIn, where she maintains an active profile and shares her recent research.