Hanna Stotland, Admissions Consultant

Private counselor specializing in educational crisis management

Hanna Stotland, JD has been an admission trendsetter since 1997, when she was accepted at Harvard College with a G.E.D.
Hanna Stotland has been an independent educational consultant specializing in crisis management for almost two decades. She has helped students overcome virtually every kind of educational interruption, from mental illness to academic failure to disciplinary and criminal consequences.

Based in Chicago, Hanna serves families from California to Maine. Whether your goal is to overcome a problem on your permanent record or simply learn more about the educational options available to you, Hanna can help.
 

Hanna's Upcoming and Recent Presentations

Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Fall Conference
Explain Fully: The Special Circumstances Essay
November 7, 2019

Atlanta, GA

Gap Year Association Conference

The Gap Year and College After Crisis

October 21-23, 2019

Chapel Hill, NC

Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA) Annual Conference

Title IX Enforcement: A View from the Trenches
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Providence, RI

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law

Guest lecture in Judicial Writing

June 10, 2019

Las Vegas, NV

Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) Spring Conference
IECs and Mental Illness: What We All Need to Know
May 9, 2019 

Sheraton Grand, Chicago, IL
Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC) Annual Conference

Explain Fully: College after Crisis

May 1-3, 2019
Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Normal, IL 

Chicagoland Independent Educational Consultants presentation

Title IX, Felons, and Cheaters: The Hardest Cases

April 17, 2019

Glenview, IL

Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) Annual Conference
Explain Fully: The Special Circumstances Essay

April 8, 2019

Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Francis W. Parker School Career Day
March 28, 2019

Chicago, IL

Colleagues & Conversations @ Yellowbrick

Coercion, Consent & Conscience

March 5, 2019

Yellowbrick, Evanston, IL
FREE; call 847-447-0580 ext 221 to reserve

Adolescent & Young Adult Collective Visions Conference

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

July 26, 2018

Calamigos Ranch, Malibu, CA

Glencoe Public Library

How to Keep an Admissions Officer Awake: The College Essay

July 23, 2018

Glencoe, IL

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

New York State & New England ACAC Superconference

Title IX Enforcement: A View from the Trenches

June 8, 2018

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

New York State & New England ACAC Superconference

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

June 6, 2018

Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY

Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC) Annual Conference

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

June 1, 2018

Monterey Conference Center, Monterey, CA

New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC) Annual Conference

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: The Special Circumstances Essay

May 21-22, 2018

Atlantic City, NJ

Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC) Annual Conference 

Title IX Enforcement: A View from the Trenches

April 25-27, 2018

Itasca, IL

Texas  Association for College Admission Counseling

(TACAC) Annual Conference

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

April 22-23, 2018

Galveston, TX

Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC) Annual Conference 

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

March 19-21, 2018

Ypsilanti, MI

Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) Annual Conference Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

March 12-13, 2018

Columbus, Ohio

Glencoe Public Library 

Getting Ready for College Without Losing Your Mind

7:30 PM Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

Glencoe, IL

Fusion Academy Oak Brook 

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018

Oak Brook, IL

Fusion Academy Lincoln Park 

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

Chicago, IL

Families Advocating for Campus Equality 

Explain Fully on a Separate Sheet: the Special Circumstances Essay

November 4, 2017

Dallas, TX