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College admissions specialist Pamela Donnelly is a summa cum laude graduate of Columbia University in the City of New York with her degree in secondary education, and holds teaching credentials in three states (CA, NY, VA). With over 20 years of experience, she leads a team of highly qualified and trained educators offering one-on-one tutoring and counseling services at Valley Prep—including GPA support in all subject areas through AP level, SAT/ACT prep, list building, essays coaching, and more. Her first book, SWAT Team Tactics for Getting Your Teen Into College, went to #1 on the Amazon best-seller list in Education. Following the release of her second book, 4 Keys to College Admissions Success, she became a nationally-recognized media expert with both tips for parents/teens and political analysis of the shifting landscape of what it takes to access America’s colleges. Featured in and interviewed by Time Magazine, The New York Times, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN and more, Pamela is committed to championing underserved populations. She is presently completing her PhD in Global Leadership and Change at Pepperdine University, and writing her dissertation College Access in the Digital Age.