About Best Choice

Guidance. Advice. Results.

Pam Vardaro is the Founder and Owner of Best Choice College Consulting.

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Pam previously served as the Assistant Director of College Advising at a private, competitive independent college preparatory school. There she placed dozens of students every year at top tier colleges with a 100% matriculation rate. Her experiences also include curriculum development, classroom presentations and workshops, individual students and parent meetings and relationship management with hundreds of college representatives. Visiting colleges every year is a priority.

Pam completed the Independent Educational Consultant Program at the University of California Irvine. She is also an Associate Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, (IECA), and the National Association of College Admission Counseling, (NACAC).

Prior to working in education, Pam was a human resources professional with many years in career and professional counseling and recruiting. She has two boys, one who graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute; the other son is a junior at Bentley University.

Pam's passion for helping students learn about themselves through writing, learning assessments and honest conversation has translated to a proven process at Best Choice College Consulting that gives students the opportunity and ability to learn important life skills, become more confident, and ultimately empowers them to find their BEST CHOICE.

Experienced consultant

Streamlined process

Committed to the student

Personalized plans

Proven Results

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"Our daughter was very anxious when we started the college search and application process. Where do we begin? We interviewed many college advisors but Pam was different. Her experience, passion, and resources were abundant. She made the daunting task of completing applications, essay work, and meeting deadlines seem effortless. We heard the feelings of frustration from other parents, trying to keep their already overscheduled children on task. We felt fortunate to have Pam as our guide through the process. She more than prepared our daughter for what was to come. She was there to advise not only our daughter but our family as well. We are pleased and proud to say that our daughter is now attending her top choice college. We truly feel without Pam’s fastidious preparation and guidance we would not be where we are today. We are excited to work with her again to help us with our son’s college journey! Thank you for everything Pam! You are the best!"
- Deborah B.

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