“I couldn’t have done any of this without you! I appreciate the endless hours you spent helping me with my essays, responding to my e-mails and phone calls, and meeting with me and my parents.”

Helen, Syracuse University

ALAN HAAS, founder and Managing Partner of Educational Futures, has over 35 years of experience counseling students and their parents. An alumnus of Wesleyan University (CT), Alan holds two graduate degrees from Harvard University, where he studied counseling, psychology and educational administration.

He is a former principal of two leading American secondary schools and served as Deputy Director General of the International School of Geneva, Switzerland. Alan is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, The Headmasters Association and a former Board Member and Vice President of the Independent Educational Consultants Association.

Alan was honored with the Steven R. Antonoff Award for Professional Achievement at the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) May, 2017 Conference in Denver, Colorado. The award recognizes an IECA professional who has distinguished him or herself by their outstanding contributions to the profession of independent educational consulting.

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CAROLYN KALAHAR has been providing administrative support for Educational Futures consultants and students for over three decades. Carolyn delivers personalized assistance to our students completing their applications, organizes the supplemental essay process and gives instructions for submitting required supporting documentation. She ensures our students stay on track to meet all deadlines by establishing priorities and providing support throughout the application process. For our international families, Carolyn organizes all logistics related to campus visits including arrangements for domestic travel and lodging and ensuring that students maximize their time on campus.