About

Welcome to LaMeire College Consulting!

The principle behind LCC is simple: Offer the highest quality college advisement service in the Bay Area at an affordable price.

I specialize in helping high-achieving students earn admission to top-tier universities and the University of California. Having worked in college admissions and consulting since the late 1990s,  I have placed hundreds of students into these schools. By keeping abreast of trends and changes in policy through industry contacts, I offer my students a strategic advantage in the application process.

I encourage you to browse the blogs, articles, video, and other media. After this, you can contact me at eddie@lameirecollegeconsulting.com to schedule an appointment.

I hope to speak with you soon!

-Eddie LaMeire
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Meet Our Team

Owner

Eddie LaMeire has worked in higher education since the late 1990s. Eddie began his career in college admissions at Loyola University, where he managed a recruitment territory of 12 states, and read upward of 500 applications annually. Following Loyola, Eddie served as the Associate Director of the UC San Diego Cal-SOAP college outreach program. At UCSD, Eddie worked with the university’s major outreach programs, student recruitment programs, and Undergraduate Admissions.

In 2007 Eddie moved on to work with a large education company in the Bay Area, developing their college consulting division. For more than five years he directed the group, overseeing the operation as Managing Consultant. He personally worked with approximately 40 seniors on over 200 applications per year, in addition to assisting 30 pre-seniors with the development of extracurricular profiles. Eddie has helped students earn admission to each of the top-25 schools in the country, as well as to the country’s top-5 liberal arts colleges.

Eddie has served on boards with the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) and was trained at the Southern Association of College Admissions Counselors (SACAC). He is a member of the Western Association of College Admission Counseling (WACAC) and the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA). It is also worth mentioning that he finds speaking about himself in the third person painful, and he hopes you’ll excuse the immodesty of the above biography.

Master Tutor

Clare Maloney is an English language specialist with more than 15 years of experience in editing, writing and teaching. A Bay Area native, she holds a B.A. in English with an emphasis on Writing and has worked as a professional writer and editor for many high-profile companies, including Washington Mutual, Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, and Hewlett Packard.

She began her teaching career as an internationally certified Teacher of English as a Foreign Language in Spain, where she taught private and group classes for organizations such as the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture. She has also traveled to Beijing to teach. As an English instructor in the United States, Clare teaches both English learners and native speakers. She specializes in one-on-one tutoring with high schools students—preparing them not only for the SAT and ACT, but also the academic reading and writing demands that will be expected of them at the college level.

Clare is currently completing a Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Essay Consultant

Sherrie Li graduated from UC Berkeley in 2009 with a BA in Psychology. During her summer breaks, she worked with EducationUnlimited programs, where she employed her skills helping high school students on their college essays and teaching a creative writing course. After working as a clinical research coordinator in psychiatry research at Stanford for three years and at UCLA for another two, and having been an author on several publications, Sherrie switched careers and went into the entertainment industry.

Since relocating to Los Angeles, Sherrie has worked in development at a small production company, where she collaborated with writers to improve their scripts. She was also the film coordinator and a freelance writer for LA Weekly, where she wrote film-related articles and reviews. She currently works at a boutique talent management company.

Essay Consultant

Noa Silver graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a BA in English and American Language and Literature. After graduation, she received her certification as a Teacher of English as Foreign Language (TEFL) and traveled to the Marshall Islands through WorldTeach. As the sole English language teacher for all K-8 students on the Namdrik Atoll, a community of approximately 175 students, she was responsible for the development and implementation of the entire English language curriculum.

Upon returning to the U.S., she studied Urban Education at Mills College in Oakland, CA, and worked as a student teacher in a sixth grade Humanities classroom. She completed coursework in curriculum development, adolescent development, and teaching English Language Learners. During this time she also passed the CBEST and English CSET. Noa is currently a graduate student of Creative Writing in San Francisco State’s MFA program.

Essay Consultant

A San Francisco-based writer and teacher, Laura grew up in the mountains of Virginia, studied filmmaking at Bard College, and earned her MFA in Writing from California College of the Arts. With nearly fifteen years of teaching experience, Laura has shared her love of writing in a diverse range of educational environments as a writing coach, consultant, private tutor, and workshop leader.

Her approach focuses on the personal statement as an opportunity for young people to find their voices and tell their stories as they reflect and prepare themselves for the transformative experience of college. Her students have received admission to many prestigious colleges and universities, including Columbia, Duke, UC Berkeley, Middlebury, Wesleyan, Occidental, and Barnard.

A recent MacDowell Colony Fellow, Laura’s fiction has appeared in numerous literary journals, and her story collection was chosen as a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. She just completed her first novel, Map of the Invisible. When not writing fiction, Laura blogs about popular culture for KQED, and teaches yoga.

Essay Consultant

Originally from New York City, Emma Wood holds a BA in Russian History and Literature from Harvard University, from where graduated summa cum laude, and an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. At Iowa, she taught literature and creative writing to undergraduates, in addition to co-directing a reading series.

Her poetry has received fellowships from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the Napa Valley Writing Conference and appeared in numerous journals. She’s currently an editor at The Morning News and an interviews editor at The Rumpus. She lives in Santa Cruz, CA with her husband and their two dogs.

Junior Consultant

Jeffrey graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. There, he focused on the history of schools and how schools affect their students and communities. After graduation, he taught middle school science for inner city students in Chicago for Chicago Public Schools and in Gary, Indiana for a Charter School.

Jeffrey has a passion for empowering students through education which is why he joined LCC as a way to assist students with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue their own aspirations. For his free time, Jeffrey likes to read nonfiction books, play violin, watch basketball, and travel.

Essay Consultant

Laura Atkinson graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a BA in Literary Arts and a BA in History. Since graduating, she has taught, tutored, and worked in a variety of educational settings in the Bay Area while continuing to pursue her interest in writing.

She believes that college admissions essays can be important documents in the growth of the student, and that writing is a journey of both introspective and logical development.

Junior Consultant

Lily grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in Psychobiology. She has worked as a private tutor for middle school and high school students in math and the sciences as well as a Sunday School teacher to kindergarten thru middle school children.

Lily is currently attending the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry for her Doctor of Optometry degree.

Essay Consultant

Diana has a passion for working with young adults and helping them find their voice. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, an alumni of Teach for America (Bay Area corp ’03) and is currently a professional ghost editor and copywriter. She is a former high school English teacher (9-12th English) and holds a professional teaching credential in both California and Arizona. Her students have been accepted to prestigious universities such as Johns Hopkins, Stanford and NYU.

Joyce graduated from University of California at Davis with a Bachelor of Arts in Design, with an emphasis in visual communications. At Davis, Joyce focused on storytelling through various mediums and art forms.

Joyce was involved in the development of Stories of Solidarity, a social media tool designed to help workers in low-wage, precarious jobs to build new forms of solidarity. As this was an interdisciplinary project, Joyce had the pleasure of working with students and faculty from various departments at UC Davis and UCLA.

After graduation, Joyce was a lead instructor at Davis Code Camp, a youth-oriented coding camp designed to teach children the logic and basics of computer programming. As one of the preliminary instructors of the camp, she helped to develop several levels of course curriculum and various class materials.

Joyce’s interests include traveling and photography. She has traveled extensively in Europe and parts of Asia. Joyce enjoys film photography and printing in the darkroom.

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