Hanna Stotland, Admissions Consultant

Private consultant to help you achieve your educational dreams

Hanna Stotland has been a well-known figure in the admissions world since 1997, when she was admitted to Harvard College with a G.E.D.

Hanna Stotland has been an independent educational and career consultant for over a decade. Based in Chicago, Hanna serves families from California to Maine. Over the years, her satisfied clients have discovered, and entered, programs that were a perfect fit. Whether your goal is to raise your score on a standardized test, overcome a problem on your permanent record, or simply learn more about the educational options available to you, Hanna can help.

 Hanna Stotland is a member of the Higher Education Consultants Association, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, and the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling.

Upcoming and Recent Events

Recent and upcoming speaking engagements:


Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: The Special Circumstances Essay

June 20-21, 2017

Higher Education Consultants Association

Annual Conference

Long Beach, CA

Introduction to Law School Admissions

June 20-21, 2017

Higher Education Consultants Association

Annual Conference

Long Beach, CA

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: The Special Circumstances Essay

May 18, 2017, 2:15 PM
Pacific Northwest Association for College Admission Counseling Annual Conference

Boise State University, Boise, ID

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: The Special Circumstances Essay

May 10, 2017, 4:30 PM
Independent Educational Consultants Association

Annual Conference
Denver, CO

Title IX and Due Process

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 9:30 AM

Harvard Law School Spring Reunion

Cambridge, MA

Navigating College Finances

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 7:30 PM

Glencoe Public Library

Free and open to the public

Sexual Assault on Campus: Title IX and Due Process

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5:30 PM

Harvard Club of Chicago

Understanding Title IX and Sexual Assault on Campus: Perspectives from the Law

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 12 PM

Higher Education Consultants Association webinar

College Admissions in the 21st Century

October 27, 2016

Glencoe Public Library

The College Essay: How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Glencoe Public Library

Understanding Title IX and Sexual Assault on Campus

April 23, 2016

Higher Education Consultants Association annual conference, Philadelphia, PA

How to Succeed in College

May 14, 2015

Glencoe Public Library

Navigating College Finances

May 20, 2015

Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling, IL

Navigating College Finances

January 27, 2015

Glencoe Public Library

Straight Talk on College Admissions

November 20, 2014 

 Chicago Math and Science Academy

The College Essay: How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake

October 6, 2014 

Indian Trails Public Library, Wheeling IL

Straight Talk on College Admission

September 17, 2014

Offices of Barack Ferrazzano, 200 W. Madison, Chicago IL

College Admissions in the 21st Century

September 8, 2014

Deerfield Public Library

Mawi Learning Power of Adults Conference 

July 31, 2014

http://mawispeaks.com/ml2014conference.html 

The College Essay: How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake

July 29, 2014 

Glencoe Public Library

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: The Special Circumstances Essay

June 17, 2014

Higher Education Consultants Association Annual Conference, Portland, OR