The chances of getting into the best-known colleges may be decreasing, but we can help find a school that will be a great match for you – whether you’re a straight-A, B, or C student. Eric Endlich, Ph.D. founded Top College Consultants to improve access to college for students worldwide, especially those with learning differences, ADHD, or autism. Dr. Endlich is a licensed psychologist and professional writer as well as college consultant, with an undergraduate degree in English from U.C. Berkeley, graduate degrees in psychology from NYU and BU, and a certificate in independent educational consulting from UCI. He is a member of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC), New England Association for College Admissions Counseling, Association on Higher Education and Disability, College Autism Network, American Psychological Association (APA), and Massachusetts Psychological Association, as well as a member of the LD Committee of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA). He is committed to IECA’s Standards of Excellence and Principles of Good Practice, HECA’s Standards and Ethics, NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practices, and APA’s Ethical Principles/Code of Conduct.
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Dr. Endlich has taught at Tufts University, Suffolk University, Boston College and UMass/Boston, and has supervised doctoral students at William James College. He is a senior writer, editor and wellness advisory board member for Personal Best publishing. As a psychologist, he has worked with many high school students to manage stress, anxiety, depression, ADHD, and autism. He serves on the clinical advisory board at the Asperger/Autism Network (AANE), and has presented regularly at AANE conferences, as well as the Harvard Medical School Continuing Education autism conference, Southern Maine Autism Conference, and Massachusetts Psychological Association annual conference. He has also recently delivered presentations at Learning Prep School (a school for students with complex learning profiles), Commonwealth Learning Center, the LDANJ conference, ASPEN conference (NJ), IECA conference (GA), AHEAD conference (MA), and Bridgewell human services agency, and will be presenting at the 2020 CUNY Neurodiversity Conference. Different Brains featured his blog post, “Embracing Autism in College,” special education attorney/advocate Annette Hines interviewed him on the Parenting Impossible podcast regarding college readiness/support and Stairway to STEM interviewed him for a podcast on autism acceptance in higher education. Dr. Endlich was also featured in a panel discussion at a film screening of Autism Goes to College.
Dr. Endlich was recently interviewed for a news article on anxiety in college students. He was also interviewed on college admissions by College Confidential, Business Insider, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, WGBH radio (a Boston NPR affiliate), The Hechinger Report (an educational news blog), the Southern Weekly newspaper (China), the 2019 Online Parenting Summit and 2020 Special Kids International Summit.
Dr. Endlich has helped launch the innovative service StreamableU, offering live, interactive virtual college admissions events to students worldwide at no charge, as covered recently by THE Journal. Students can also gain access to a wide range of expert-led college prep and test prep webinars for a minimal fee.