Naomi Grisham

Naomi Grisham

Murphysboro, Illinois



Hi, my name is Naomi and I have been working in the field of education for over 20 years. I completed my elementary education in New York and my middle and high school in Tokyo, so I consider myself fully bilingual. I hold graduate degrees in Counseling and Cultural Psychology. My passion has been to assist students looking to attend college in the United States. I have worked extensively in California education systems, helping students transfer from community college to a university and have assisted students in every step of their pathway towards their goals. I look forward to helping you!

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Academic Record

Alliant International University-San Diego

Master , GPA: 4.00

Aug. 20, 1999 ~ May 1, 2001

Creighton University

Master , GPA: 4.00

College Counseling as major

Aug. 20, 1995 ~ May 6, 1997

Work Experiences

Total Consulting Experiences: 26.4 years

Transfer Center Director

San Diego Community College District

Jan. 1, 2000 ~ now , 22.7 years

Manage programming of Transfer Center to assist students transferring to universities. Conduct workshops online and onsite, conduct classes, and training sessions for new directors. Teach courses in College Success Skills, Career Development, and Psychology

TRIO Coordinator

California State University San Marcos

Jan. 1, 1999 ~ Dec. 20, 2001 , 3.0 years

Coordinated a federally funded program for low-income students and students with disabilities. Oversaw the tutoring program and worked individually and in groups with students to ensure they met their goals.

Academic Advisor

Creighton University

Jan. 1, 1995 ~ Sept. 1, 1997 , 2.7 years

Served as advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences. Assisted students with degree audits, transcript evaluations, pre-health science recommendations.





School Categories

Community College



Liberal Arts Colleges

Colleges, Universities, And Professional Schools


Major Categories




Math and Science

Social Sciences and Humanities

Accepted Applications

Licenses & Certificates

Strong Interest Inventory Certification

Jan. 1, 1997

MBTI Certification

April 1, 2003


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One Hour College Advising

Standard enrollment

If you are looking to study in the United States, I am happy to help you determine which schools are a good fit. In our discussion, we will consider what is needed in an application, discuss timeline, writing an admissions essay if applicable, and the timeline of events after application.

Topics may inlcude:

- Consulting

- Application Planning

- Extracurricular Activities

- Major and Career Consulting

- School List

- Essay Editing

- Resume Portfolio

- Application Final Review

- Admission Appeal

- Interview Prep

- School Final Decision

- School Introduction


$ 200

Transfer to a university from a community college

Transfer enrollment

If you are thinking of saving some money and attending a community college prior to transferring to a university, I can help you. Some colleges have articulation agreements with various universities which can help you have a smoother transfer experience. I will let you know what services and resources to seek out at the community college,

Topics may inlcude:

- Application Planning


$ 100

Admissions essay writing tips and editing

Standard enrollment

If you are at the stage of writing your essay for admission purposes, I am happy to offer you feedback based on the university's requirements. In addition, I will be happy to review and edit your essay as well as providing feedback.

Topics may inlcude:

- Essay Editing


$ 200