Shelley McBride

Portland, Oregon

Shelley McBride is founder of McBride College Planning and is a member of HECA (Higher Education Consultants Assoc.) and PNACAC (Pacific Northwest Assoc. of College Admission Counseling). Through these professional educational groups, McBride stays up-to-date on higher education news and trends and has access to a wealth of knowledge through networking with her colleagues in the college admission counseling field.

Our Services »

Schedule an Appointment »


 

 
Shelley_Portrait.jpg
 

Shelley's credentials and experience include:

  • Toured over 130 colleges around the country in the past ten years.

  • UCLA graduate certificate program in College Counseling. Completed June 2010, graduated with distinction.

  • Have successfully worked with a variety of students for over a decade.

  • Member of HECA (Higher Education Consultants Assoc.) since 2009. Attended HECA national conference in Philadelphia (2016), Portland (2014), Nashville (2013), and Minneapolis (2010).

  • Member of PNACAC since 2007. Completed training at the PNACAC Summer Institute, July 2007. Attended the 2008 NACAC (National Assoc. of College Admissions Counseling) annual conference in Seattle, Washington.

  • Graduate of 2007 IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association) Summer Training Institute. Following professional standards and best practice guidelines of IECA.

  • Previously employed as Parent Involvement Coordinator for Head Start, Inc. developing parent education programs, including Bright Futures introducing low-income parents to local college options.

  • Local volunteer leader and supporter of educational and non-profit groups. Served on advisory boards for educational groups.

  • B.A. degree in Communication Arts & Psychology.

  • Her experience includes admission to Ivy League schools, selective liberal arts colleges, WUE programs at public universities, honors programs, as well as competitive major programs.

 
HECA_Logo-01.png
 
 

College campuses visited:

(in alphabetical order)

  • Arizona State University — Tempe, AZ
  • Augsburg College — Minneapolis, MN
  • Babson College — Wellesley, MA
  • Belmont University — Nashville, TN
  • Bennington College — Bennington, VT
  • Boise State University — Boise, ID
  • Boston College — Boston, MA
  • Boston University — Boston, MA
  • Bowdoin College — Brunswick, ME
  • Bryn Mawr College — Bryn Mawr, PA
  • Cal Poly (California Polytechnic University) — San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Cal Tech (California Institute of Technology) — Pasadena, CA
  • California College of the Arts — Oakland & San Francisco, CA
  • Carleton College — Northfield, MN
  • Carnegie Mellon University — Pittsburgh, PA
  • Carroll College — Helena, MT
  • Castleton University — Castleton, VT
  • Champlain College — Burlington, VT
  • Claremont McKenna College — Claremont, CA
  • College of Saint Benedict — St. Joseph, MN
  • College of St. Joseph — Rutland, VT
  • Colorado State University — Fort Collins, CO
  • Columbia University — New York, NY
  • Cornish College of the Arts — Seattle, WA
  • Dartmouth College — Hanover, NH
  • Eastern Washington University — Cheney, WA
  • Emory University — Atlanta, GA
  • Evergreen State College — Olympia, WA
  • George Fox University — Newberg, OR
  • George Washington University — Washington, D.C.
  • Georgetown University — Washington, D.C.
  • Georgia Tech University — Atlanta, GA
  • Green Mountain College — Poultney, VT
  • Harvard University — Cambridge, MA
  • Harvey Mudd College — Claremont, CA
  • Haverford College — Haverford, PA
  • Johnson State College — Johnson, VT
  • Lafayette University — Easton, PA
  • Landmark College — Putney, VT
  • Lehigh University — Bethlehem, PA
  • Lewis & Clark College — Portland, OR
  • Linfield College — McMinnville, OR
  • Lyndon State College — Lyndonville, VT
  • Macalester College — Minneapolis, MN
  • Marlboro College — Marlboro, VT
  • Middlebury College — Middlebury, VT
  • Mills College — Oakland, CA
  • MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) — Cambridge, MA
  • Montana State University — Bozeman, MT
  • Montana State University Billings — Billings, MT
  • Muhlenberg College — Allentown, PA
  • New England Culinary Institute — Montpelier, VT
  • New York University — New York, NY
  • Northeastern University — Boston, MA
  • Northwestern University — Evanston, IL
  • Norwich University — Northfield, VT
  • Olin College of Engineering — Needham, MA
  • Oregon State University — Corvallis, OR
  • Oxford University — Oxford, England, UK
  • Pacific Lutheran University — Tacoma, WA
  • Pacific University — Forest Grove, OR
  • Pitzer College — Claremont, CA
  • Pomona College — Claremont, CA
  • Portland State University — Portland, OR
  • Reed College — Portland, OR
  • Rice University — Houston, TX
  • Rocky Mountain College — Billings, MT
  • Saint John's University — Collegeville, MN
  • Saint Michael's College — Burlington, VT
  • Santa Clara University — Santa Clara, CA
  • SCAD — Savannah College of Art & Design — Savannah, GA
  • Scripps College — Claremont, CA
  • Seattle Pacific University — Seattle, WA
  • Seattle University — Seattle, WA
  • Southern Vermont College — Bennington, VT
  • Stanford University — Palo Alto, CA
  • Sterling College — Craftsbury Common, VT
  • St. Joseph’s University — Philadelphia, PA
  • St. Martin’s University — Lacy, WA
  • St. Olaf College — Northfield, MN
  • Swarthmore College — Swarthmore, PA
  • Syracuse University — Syracuse, NY
  • Trinity College — Dublin, Ireland
  • Trinity University — San Antonio, TX
  • Tufts University — Somerville, MA
  • Tulane University — New Orleans, LA
  • UC Berkeley (University of California, Berkeley) — Berkeley, CA
  • UC Davis (University of California, Davis) — Davis, CA
  • UCSB (University of California, Santa Barbara) — Santa Barbara, CA
  • UCSD (University of California, San Diego) — San Diego, CA
  • University of Chicago — Chicago, IL
  • University of Colorado, Boulder (CU Boulder) — Boulder, CO
  • University of Denver — Denver, CO
  • University of Great Falls — Great Falls, MT
  • University of Idaho — Moscow, ID
  • University of Illinois — Urbana-Champaign, IL
  • University of the Incarnate Word — San Antonio, TX
  • University of Minnesota — Minneapolis, MN
  • University of Montana — Missoula, MT
  • University of Northern Colorado — Greeley, CO
  • University of Oregon — Eugene, Oregon
  • University of Pittsburgh — Pittsburgh, PA
  • University of Portland — Portland, OR
  • University of Puget Sound — Tacoma, WA
  • University of San Francisco — San Francisco, CA
  • University of Texas, Austin (UT Austin) — Austin, TX
  • University of Vermont — Burlington, VT
  • University of Washington — Bothell, WA
  • University of Washington — Seattle, WA
  • University of Washington — Tacoma, WA
  • Vanderbilt University — Nashville, TN
  • Vermont College of Fine Art — Montpelier, VT
  • Vermont Technical College — Randolph Center, VT
  • Villanova University — Villanova, PA
  • Washington State University — Pullman, WA
  • Wellesley College — Wellesley, MA
  • Western Washington University — Bellingham, WA
  • Westmont College — Santa Barbara, CA
  • Whitman College — Walla Walla, WA
  • Whitworth University — Spokane, WA
  • Willamette University — Salem, OR
  • Yale University — New Haven, CT