About Diane

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Diane Lomonaco

Diane is the founder of CollegeXroads.com and has 30 years of experience working with students in college advising. Because of the depth and longevity of her career, she is an expert at college placements. Diane has worked “both sides of the desk”, as a High School counselor for college bound students and, as an independent consultant.  This experience, along with her  professional counseling background make her unique in the advising market.

Diane’s experience as an Independent Educational Consultant:

  • has led to her certification as a Certified Educational Planner through the AICEP
  • has taken her to 100’s of college campuses, sponsored luncheons, information sessions and tours, conferences
  • makes her an expert about institutions
  • as a full time consultant, she works ONLY on your issues and without the frustrations of trying to juggle many roles

Her experience as a High School College Placement Counselor:

  • helps her to know what your HS Counselor’s tasks are
  • can direct you to capitalize on their support so that they are freed up to help others
  • Understands the institutional role for testing/learning accommodations

Her background as a Mental Health Counselor:

  • gives Diane  insights into the program support and development a student will need on campus
  • by understanding the stress of this process, provides emotional support to you
  • Is certified to administer the Strong Interest Inventory to help you target your future areas of study
  • understands mental health and well being for all parties

Read more to see a list of Diane Lomonaco’s Professional Highlights

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Toni Marie and Diane are members of HECA® and College Consultants of Colorado®. Diane is a Certified Educational Planner® and is Strong Interest Inventory Certified®.