IECA members are regularly contacted by the media for their contributions to articles on many educational issues, including college admissions, school advising, LD issues, international students, and therapeutic advice.


Rebecca (Becky) Claster (DC) was quoted in “How to Complete the CSS Profile” in US News & World Report on October 1, 2021.

Jeff Levy (CA) was quoted in “10 Financial Aid Tips for College Students” in US News & World Report on December 20, 2021.

Laurie Kopp Weingarten (NJ) was quoted in “How Parents Can Offer Homework Help” in US News & World Report on October 5, 2021; “The Kids are NOT All Right” in the Chicago Parent January/ February 2022 issue; and “The 6 Most Common College Mistakes and How to Avoid Them” in Best Colleges on October 25, 2021. She, along with Kristina Dooley (OH) and Helese Sandler (GA), was also quoted in “11 Ways to Make, Save Money Over Winter Break” in US News & World Report on December 15, 2021.

Rebecca Stuart-Orlowski (CA) was quoted in “Test Optional May Not Apply to Homeschooled Students” in Inside Higher Ed on December 13, 2021.

Dale Price’s (Associate, TX) article “How to navigate the ‘test- optional’ landscape,” was published in the Austin American- Statesman on December 13, 2021.

IECA was referenced in “Acknowledging Identity for a Better College Experience for All” in Forbes on October 8, 2021 and in “The Valuable Role of a Private College Counselor” in My Central Jersey on October 30, 2021.

Alexandra Rhodes (CA) was quoted in “3 Types of US Students Who Should Consider Earning a Degree Abroad” in Yahoo News on October 26, 2021.

Teo Salgado (Associate, Canada) was quoted in “Is earning an MBA worth the cost? It depends.” in The Globe and Mail on November 11, 2021.

Rachel Zimmerman’s (Associate, IL) article, “The Real Reason Why You Should Hire an Independent Educational Consultant,” was published on the Chicago North Shore Moms Network on November 5, 2021.