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.


Hanna Stotland (IL) appeared in a video op-ed “I Advise Students Accused of Sexual Assault. Expelling Them Isn’t the Answer” for the New York Times on July 9. Stotland was also interviewed on Legal Talk Network’s Above the Law in “Facing Consequences and Moving On” on June 25.

Susan Dabbar (DC) and Jeff Levy (CA) were quoted in “How to Pay for College Without Going Broke. Let Us Count the Ways” in USA Today on May 8.

Jeff Levy (CA) was quoted in “Pondering How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse? Your Plan Could Get You a Scholarship” in USA Today on May 16.

IECA was quoted as a source in “How Much Do Millionaires Pay to Get Their Kids Into College?” in Inside Higher Ed on June 17.

Bari Norman appeared on NBC’s Today in “Admissions Scandal: Colleges Need to ‘Step Up,’ Analyst Says” on March 13.

Nancy Federspiel (MA) was quoted in “What Kids Learn From Aiming High and Failing” in the Herald Tribune on March 19.

Lora Block (VT) was quoted in “The College Admission Scandal: Voices Of Reason Part One” in Forbes on  Mar 30.

IECA was mentioned in “Rich Chinese Parents Also Caught UP in College Admission Scandal” in Asia One on May 10.

Eric Allen (MD) and Steven Goodman (DC) were quoted in “Here’s How to Make the Most Out of Your Graduate School Campus Visit” in the Washington Post on February 15.

Cynthia Flowers, Associate member (GA), was mentioned as the IEC who worked with student Jordan Nixon in “I got into 39 colleges without cheating: What applying to schools looks like in 2019” in USA Today on March 14.

Jill Tipograph (NY) was quoted in “Some wealthy parents even offer bribes to get their kids into the best summer camps” on MarketWatch.com on March 30.

Stephanie Meade (CA) was interviewed for “Deep Dive: Discussion on College Admission Scandal” on Fox Nation. She was also quoted in the Hollywood Reporter article “Hollywood’s Go-To College Counselors Respond to Cheating Scandal: This Is Not the Standard” on March 12  and the Wall Street Journal article “Remember, It’s Their College Years, Not Yours” on March 16.

Cigus Vanni, Associate member (PA), was quoted in  “Is It Moral and Ethical to Pay for an Advantage in the College Admission Process?” in Forbes on March 19.

Eric Endlich, Associate member (MA), was quoted in “ The College Admissions Scandal Highlights Just How Much Successful People Believe an Elite Education Matters in Business Insider on April 19 and in “Is It Moral and Ethical to Pay for an Advantage in the College Admission Process?” in Forbes on March 19.

Evelyn Alexander (CA) appeared on  Good Morning America in “Prep School Lands in Center of College Cheating Scandal” on March 18.

Steven Goodman (DC) was quoted in “Application Numbers Steady After Test-Optional Spike” in the GW Hatchet on March 7.

Theresa Mady-Grove was quoted in “4 Things to Know About College Early Action Programs” in U.S. News & World Report on October 5, 2018.

Carolyn Mulligan (NJ) was quoted in “Data Mine” in the NACAC Journal of College Admissions, Winter 2019.

Jennie Kent (Colombia) and Jeff Levy (CA) were quoted in “What International Students Should Know About the FAFSA” in U.S. News & World Report on January 29.

Rod Bugarin, Student member (CO) was quoted in “4 Things to Know About College Early Action Programs” in U.S. News and World Report on October 5, 2018.

Gina Gerrato-Greenhaus (CA) was quoted in “Are You Well-Suited for a Career in STEM?” In NextStepStem, Winter 2019.

Laurie Kopp Weingarten (NJ) was quoted in “’You don’t have time for it’—Why Penn Admissions doesn’t fact-check most applications” in the Daily Pennsylvanian on January 31.

Kelly Linehan, Associate member (NY), was featured in “Business Helps Coach High Schoolers through College Applications” in the Times Union on February 28.

Peter Wright (MA) was quoted in the Boston Herald, “Admissions Consultants Warn of Red Flags.”

Alexandra Rhodes (CA) was interviewed on Access Live, KNBC-TV in “Educational Expert Says Bribery Scandal ‘Is a Level of Criminality We Have Never Seen.’”

Bari Norman (NY) was quoted in USA Today, “College Admissions Scandal Involving Felicity Huffman and Lori Laughlin Was a Long Time Coming. Here’s How the System Got so Rigged.”

Steven Mercer (CA) New York Times, “Inside the Pricey Totally Legal World of College Consultants.”

Jan Esposito (NY) was quoted in Newsday in the article “Local college advisors see parents obsessed with children getting into good schools.”

Janet Rosier (CT) was quoted in the Connecticut Post on March 12 in “College Admissions Scandal ‘Reinforces the Craziness of Whole Game,’ Experts Say” and was interviewed on WTHN, Channel 8, Good Morning Connecticut on March 14, “News 8 sits down with a college admissions consultant to address admissions scandal.”

Tina Trafaglia (IL), Brooke Daly, Associate member (NC), and Sarah Langford, Associate member (IL) were quoted in the Chicago Tribune article “College Bribery Scandal Puts Spotlight on Admissions Consulting, a Booming but Unregulated Cottage Industry” on March 14.

Mark Sklarow was quoted in and IECA was mentioned as a primary resource in “Do you need an independent educational consultant? 6 questions to ask” in MSN Money on March 14.

Mark Sklarow and Mandee Heller Adler (FL) were quoted in “Do all students cheat on their college applications? No, consultants say but there are plenty of problems” in USA Today on March 14.

Kate Malczewski (MN) was interviewed on her local news channel KARE 11 about the “Varsity Blues” scandal in “College bribery allegations stunning to those who work in the industry.”

Laurie Kopp Weingarten (NJ) Susan Dabbar (DC), and Janet Rosier (CT) were quoted in “How to Find Trustworthy College Admissions Advice” in the New York Times, which also referenced data from IECA, on March 18.