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 (e.g., ADHD, autism, dyslexia) or emotional challenges.
A licensed psychologist and professional writer as well as college consultant, Dr. Endlich graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a degree in English from U.C. Berkeley, where he was awarded a Regents Scholarship (highest honor) as well as the President’s Undergraduate Fellowship for original research. He went on to earn 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, Learning Disabilities Association of America and American Psychological Association (APA). He is a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA), which has honored Dr. Endlich with the Making a Difference Award. He is also a member of the Learning Differences/Neurodiversity Committee of IECA, and 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.
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 and wellness advisory board member for Personal Best publishing. As a psychologist, he has worked with many young adults 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 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), Let’s Talk LD Conference and Bridgewell human services agency. 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. His article on graduate school admission for international students was recently featured in LINK for Counselors. See the Media page for more articles, quotes, webinars and podcast interviews.
Dr. Endlich was recently interviewed for a news article on anxiety in college students. He was also interviewed on college admissions by U.S. News & World Report, CollegeXpress, College Confidential (and a second time here), 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.
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