Laura Cobb is a college planning consultant with Estrela Consulting, serving families in Central Ohio and across the globe. Laura joined the Estrela team in 2018 with several years of school counseling experience in both private and public schools. During her time as a school counselor, Laura met with many families and students to provide individualized college planning guidance. Her work with a diversity of student populations strengthened her ability to skillfully tailor the college planning process to a wide range of needs and priorities.
As a college planning consultant, Laura walks alongside families and students to turn what can oftentimes be an overwhelming process, into a more manageable (and maybe even a little exciting!) experience. Laura possesses a great amount of passion for the college planning journey and is committed to providing services that are of high quality and great value.
Laura earned her B.A. in Psychology from Kent State University and her M.A. in School Counseling from the Ohio State University. She is an associate member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) and a member of the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC). She has been licensed in the state of Ohio as a K-12 School Counselor for the past 11 years.
Laura is a graduate of the IECA Summer Training Institute, an intensive, hands-on, training program designed for those seeking to establish an independent educational consulting practice. The training and curriculum offered is viewed as the best available for those entering the profession. Laura has presented at state and national conferences, written blog articles, and produced live streaming videos on topics related to college counseling and admissions.
Laura resides in Central Ohio with her husband and three kids. She savors every precious moment with her children whose favorite pastimes include exploring nature and building pillow forts. On special nights out, Laura and her husband can typically be found eating at locally-owned restaurants or belting out their favorite ballads at karaoke. When she’s not spending time with her family, Laura serves at her church and participates in the work of area non-profits. In her free time, Laura enjoys watching her favorite sitcoms or relaxing on her front porch swing.