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Joan Jacobs

Over 28 years of Experience

Joan Luber Jacobs, an Educational Consultant, is committed to helping students identify and gain admission to the best school that fits his or her selection criteria. During one-on-one sessions, Ms. Jacobs puts her first-hand experience in school admissions to work. As a former admissions reader for UCSD, Ms. Jacobs shares her insider knowledge and national network of university contacts to help students and parents navigate the ever-changing college admissions process. She served as a counselor at Torrey Pines High School and psychologist in the San Dieguito Union High School District for over 28 years. She is highly regarded for her advocacy of students with learning differences.


In previous monthly columns for the Del Mar Times, Ms. Jacobs has written articles on How Much Does the SAT Count? and Junior Colleges: The Back Door to a Dream College. She lectures in the UCSD College Counseling Certificate Program, and is a speaker through the Western Association of College Admissions Counseling (WACAC).


When not visiting colleges, she can be found volunteering with Project Concern International, Women Give San Diego, making visits with Love on the Leash with her two Labradors and spending time with her family.