Pearl Glassman

CEO, Certified Educational Planner

Pearl has more than 30 years of experience working with students as Director of Guidance and Chairman of Special Education in a public high school. She has had her own thriving educational consulting practice since 1984 and has counseled over 1000 students toward meeting their goals. Pearl has conducted workshops for parents and teachers. She has published articles and has made numerous appearances on radio and television, speaking on educational issues.


New York Office

30 White Birch Road
Pound Ridge, NY 10576
Tel:(914) 764-5153
Fax:(914) 764-0922

Janet Loren

President, Educational Consultant

For over 20 years, Janet Loren has been teaching and advising high school and college students on school selection, navigating the admissions and application process, and career options. She is President of Pearl Glassman Educational Counseling and Director of College Guidance at a private high school in New Jersey. Ms. Loren is also a partner and the Director of College and Academic Guidance for the College Benefits Research Group (CBRG), which specializes in assisting families with financial-aid, as well as the academic components of the college admissions process.

Ms. Loren is a frequent public speaker conducting seminars and television interviews about the college admission process, managing applications, high school course selection, writing college essays, summer pre-college programs, securing financial aid, and interview skills.

Ms. Loren visits the campuses and admissions officers of approximately 50 different colleges every year in order to maintain her extensive knowledge of national and international schools. She has gained in-depth experience and insider knowledge of college culture through her work as an adjunct professor of Marketing and e-Business. Ms. Loren’s counseling activities include working with students who have career goals ranging from accounting to zoology.

Ms. Loren’s credentials include:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Certified Educational Planner
  • Certification in Educational Consulting from the University of California, Irving

Ms. Loren is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC)
  • Higher Education Counselor’s Association (HECA)
  • National College Advocacy Group (NCAG)
  • Professional Membership in the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA)


New Jersey Office

8200 Boulevard E. Apt. PHR
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Tel:(201) 854-8282