Laura Padilla, College Counselor

Laura received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She majored in Anthropology and minored in Education. Laura’s passion for education, led her in pursuing her Master of Science in School Counseling from California State University, Long Beach as well as a Certificate in Higher Education and College Counseling from California State University, Los Angeles.

Laura has worked in education since 2011. At that time, she facilitated various educational workshops on the college application process. In 2014, she started providing comprehensive college counseling services to students in grades 9th-12th. She’s guided hundreds of students through the college application process. Laura is passionate about helping students apply and prepare for college. She loves college application season. She strongly believes the college application is a great place for students to reflect on their accomplishments and highlight the various qualities that make them unique.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time in nature. She enjoys camping, gardening and spending time with her dog and husband.