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About Achieva
Achieva Educational Consulting was founded to support students and their families through the college admissions process by incorporating Melissa's personal passion for and enthusiasm towards assisting students to discover their “right fit” college with her extensive 20 years of professional experience in creating, managing and marketing programs and projects for the betterment of school aged children, teens and adults with disabilities. 
To address the varying needs of our students and their families, Achieva offers individual educational consulting and group workshops all geared towards aiding our students in achieving their college admissions goals.  We provide a specialized approach that offers our students focus, organization and management of the college admissions process while matching their college needs and desires to determine their “right fit” college match.
Melissa Kupferschmid
Melissa earned her Certificate in College Counseling from the University of California, Los Angeles, her Masters of the Arts in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University and her Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and continues to advance her skills, knowledge and experience through graduate coursework, conferences, seminars and trainings and professional memberships in the National Association of College Admissions Counselors, in the Higher Education Consultants Association and in the Potomac and Chesapeake Association of College Admissions Counselors.
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