College Counseling

Before founding LIFEmaps, Ellen and Nichole assisted students accepted at the following colleges, universities and programs (in alphabetic order):

  • Academy of Art University: Fashion, Film and Animation, Design
  • California State University: Sonoma State, Humboldt State, San Francisco State
  • Chapman University
  • Claremont Colleges: Pitzer
  • Columbia University
  • Harvard University
  • Santa Rosa Junior College: Nursing, Culinary
  • University of California: Berkeley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, San Diego
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of Redlands
  • Wells College

Career Counseling

Ellen and Nichole have coached students to professional entry into these and other industries and organizations:

  • Film and Animation: Pixar, ILM, Disney, Electronic Arts, Warner Brothers, Nickelodeon
  • Design: Hallmark, LeapFrog, Pentagram, Ford Motor Company, Williams-Sonoma, Levis, Missoni
  • Education: Academy of Art, Santa Rosa Junior College, San Rafael City Schools, Outward Bound, Americorps, Peace Corps
  • Medicine:  Nurses and Physicians at a variety of medical facilities