Genia Ruzer

Genia Ruzer

El Cerrito, California



My name is Genia Ruzer and I am a Social Emotional & Academic Counselor who has worked with students for the past 20 years. I partner with families and organizations to put the needs of their students first.
By supporting students of all ages
I work closely with each of my client to create personalized engagement plans. Some of the strategies I use to further Hi School students’ success include:
1. Design detailed academic plans to help students meet short-term semester goals
2. Work closely with students to understand their personal and academic interests to create tailored college lists
3. Essay planning and editing

Website and Social Media


Read more (0)

Academic Record

UC Berkeley Extension


College Admissions and Career Planning as major

Aug. 12, 2017 ~ May 15, 2018

Work Experiences

Total Consulting Experiences: 23.9 years

Middle School Counselor

West Contra Costa Unified School District

Oct. 12, 2010 ~ now , 13.1 years

Provided academic and social-emotional support to students as well as college and career readiness.
Organized and conducted a College Fair as well as Vocational Fair to get students familiar with a whole variety of academic opportunities and career venues.

School Counselor

West Contra Costa Unified School District

Jan. 1, 2000 ~ now , 23.9 years

Counsel Middle school students, including those with special needs, young adults,and at-risk populations
●Support students to build confidence, make good choices, and emphasize kindness, safety, and respect
●Develop tailored student and family programs, curriculum, practices, and methods

High School Counselor

El Cerrito High School

Aug. 1, 2019 ~ Dec. 20, 2019 , 0.4 years

Provide guidance to freshman students in putting together personalized four-year high school plans
●Educate,motivate, encourage students working towards receiving a High School Diploma that opens doors and enables entrance into the world of professional opportunities and self-worth
●Launched a college and career fair with community colleges,UC Universities, private colleges, technical&vocational programs, and financial institutions to help students explore opportunities after high school
●Guided students through college admission process for community colleges, public, and private schools
●Advised parents on graduation requirements to support student matriculation to college





School Categories

University of California


Major Categories

Social Sciences and Humanities

Accepted Applications

Fall 2021

University of California-Santa Cruz, Computer Engineering, Bachelor, Standard

Fall 2020

UCSC, Undecided, Bachelor, Standard

Winter 2017

UCSC, Computer Science, Bachelor, Standard

Licenses & Certificates

UCB College Admissions and Career Planning Certificate

May 15, 2018


Q: What are your long term education goals? What are you looking for in a college?

A: I have been interested in... and I would like to explore a career of...

Verified Reviews verified

Comprehensive Undergraduate Admission Package

Standard enrollment, 8 schools

I will assist 11th grade students towards getting their acceptance letters through a step-by-step process.

1. Application Planning

$ 400

5 days, Upon receipt of transcript and standardized test results (if any)

2. School List

$ 800

5 days, Upon receipt of transcript and standardized test results (if any)

3. Essay Editing

$ 800

5 days, Upon receipt of draft, includes preliminary brainstorming, 5 rounds of comments and 1 final round of language edits

4. Application Final Review

$ 300

3 days, All documents ready

5. School Final Decision

$ 200

5 days, Upon receipt of request when all admission decisions are released


$ 2,500