Are you a teen preparing for college?
Are you the parent of a college-bound teen?
I understand and I'm here to help.
Who Is The Prudent Professor?
Hi there! I'm Amanda and I've worked in higher education for over 20 years.
Over time I realized that I'm happiest and at my best when I'm mentoring and advising students. I love helping students develop their academic skills and decide answers to big questions, like which major to choose. In fact, some of my students nominated me for an award as the professor who made the biggest difference in their lives...and I won!
That honor, and my other experiences working with students, inspired me to start a business that helps teens and families prepare for college.
About The Prudent Professor
The Prudent Professor was born from a simple idea: we should teach students and families what they need to know about college before they even apply to college.
Seems obvious, right? But we just don't do a good job of preparing high school students for college, academically, emotionally or financially.
As a result, I see a lot of first-year college students struggle. Good students. Hard-working students. Students who want to do well, but:
It's stressful for students and families. But I have good news...it doesn't have to be that way.
How The Prudent Professor Can Help You
As The Prudent Professor, I help families and their college-bound teens:
What I Believe
I believe all students and parents deserve clear explanations and practical advice about college, without having to pay thousands of dollars for specialized consultants and coaches. Giving families the "insider secrets" they need to plan and prepare for college is at the heart of my work as The Prudent Professor.
I truly believe: