- B.A., Wesleyan University
- Certificate in College Counseling, UCLA
- Former Casting Director for Universal Studios, Warner Bros., and 20th Century Fox
About Collegewise Conejo Valley
Since she opened the Collegewise Conejo Valley office in 2014, Liz has been spreading the message of an exciting, joyful college admissions experience to families in the surrounding area. Families are delighted with the good humor and enthusiastic celebration of the application process that they encounter when they meet with Liz. Case in point: our Conejo Valley office has a bell that Liz encourages her students to smash with gusto when they submit their first and last applications.
If you visit our office, you might also encounter Liz’s adorable pup, who has a perfect record of irresistibility. Be sure to take a selfie with the glorious, massive oak tree out front—we hear it’s starting to trend on Instagram.
number of colleges class of 2017 Collegewise Conejo Valley students applied to
of applications submitted on New Year’s Eve
students have transferred
What are people saying about Collegewise Conejo Valley?
Liz was an outstanding counselor. Once our son started to work with Liz, we noticed he became focused and positive about the college application process. Liz really knows how to talk to adolescents with empathy and also “reality checks”! She really helped our son find his voice.
Gabriela Cereijido, Parent of Lucas Cereijido
Working with Liz was enlightening. Not only did she help me present myself to colleges in the best light, but she also helped me recognize some of the smaller but more important characteristics that I didn’t know I had. Her process was honest, intuitive, and integral to helping me present myself as an applicant.
Luis Del Rosario
Liz made the college search process extremely enjoyable. She really got to know me before she recommended colleges for me to look at. I could have seen myself at every single college that she recommended. I was able to send in all of my applications early because she had me finish them right after the end of summer.
Applying to college is stressful. With Liz as my counselor, my anxieties were alleviated. She kept me on task and on time. I greatly appreciate her insight and guidance, from helping me highlight my strengths in my personal statement to submitting my applications on time. I couldn’t have done it without her!
Liz created a very open, honest relationship with our daughter, guiding her through each step when applying to schools. She was able to break down what can feel like an overwhelming process into manageable, short-term goals. We feel that Liz and Collegewise added great value to our daughter’s selection process.
Anne Johnson, Parent of Madison Johnson
University of Pennsylvania
We could not be more pleased with our decision to hire Liz Marx for our daughter’s college counseling. With Liz working with our daughter, we are proud to say she was admitted to almost every single school she applied to! Working with Liz Marx was a gift and we highly recommend her services…you will not be disappointed!