Pearl and Andy Lockwood are college admissions and funding advisors in Long Island, New York.
Our office number is 516-882-5464 and email address is [email protected]
Our office address is 135 Glenwood Road, Glenwood Landing, New York 11547-0535
Our fax number is 516-908-4418
We offer college coaching and consulting in numerous areas, all under one roof:
Some fun facts about Pearl and Whatsisface:
Andy personally coaches a select group of college-bound teens through the process of choosing majors and careers, then backward planning, strategically, into a college list, THEN strategizing how to maximize chances of admission. He also helps families improve their eligibility for financial and and scholarships, and negotiate with colleges for more money. He graduated Wesleyan University and St John's Law School..
Pearl handles the entire process of filing the FAFSA, CSS Profile and other financial aid forms, responding to incessant, annoying requests from college financial aid offices and related matters. She is an alumna of Cornell University and St John's Law School. In her former life, Pearl served as an assistant district attorney in Queens County, New York.
More information is available by calling the office, 516.882.5464 or visiting LockwoodCollegePrep.com
Tutoring and Small Group Classes
Marissa Uneberg, Esq. - Head Tutor, Lockwood Test Prep
Marissa has more than 20 years' experience tutoring and teaching classes for the SAT and ACT, as well as graduate school exams. See LockwoodTestPrep.com for more information about her availability and programs.
Jeff Knapp - College Advisor
As a former college athlete and the father of a professional athlete, Jeff has direct experience understanding the challenges of high school student-athletes and college coaches and has consulted to student-athletes and their parents, helping them more effectively manage the college recruitment, application & selection process. Jeff has a BA in Psychology from Yale University and an MBA in Management from New York University. For more than 20 years, he interviewed high school student candidates for admission to Yale University.
Beth Pickett - College Advisor
Beth has been an independent college admissions consultant since 2007. From 2008 to 2010, Beth produced and hosted the Countdown to College Radio Show, a live interview-based program that aired on WNSH in the Boston area.
Beth’s clients and essay students have earned admission to Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Brown, Caltech, UCLA, and many other competitive colleges and universities across the U.S.
As a student at Stanford, Beth studied human and marine biology and graduated in the top 10% of her class. She earned her Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA in 2007.
Tessa Palter - College Advisor/College Essay Advisor
Tessa Palter worked as a writing tutor at the Yale University Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning for three years and helped Yale students apply to graduate school. She now works with college-bound students with essay editing, college applications, and test prep. At Yale, Tessa completed the creative writing concentration with a focus in nonfiction and personal essays. She graduated summa cum laude, holds a bachelor’s degree in English and scored a perfect 2400 on her SAT in high school.
Nick Marter - College Advisor/ College Essay Advisor
Nick currently serves as Associate Director of Admissions at a New York metro area college and has more than seven years experience in collegiate admissions. He helps Lockwood College Prep students with essays and the overall college process as a "side hustle."
Sarah Hae-In Idzik - College Essay Advisor
Sarah served as an admissions officer at the University of Chicago for five years, where she reviewed approximately 5,000 applications. She holds a PhD from the Northwestern University School of Public Communication and an M.A from Carnegie Mellon University, and has worked with Lockwood College Prep's students since 2016.
Stav Bejerano - College Essay Advisor
Stav holds a bachelor's degree in Philosophy and Environmental Studies from Princeton University (summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa), where he worked as a Learning Consultant at the McGraw Center for Teaching & Learning. He spent a year living in India, teaching Political Science at a local high school, Nowadays, Stav enjoys working with students on their college essays, test prep, and overall advising.
Rick Darvis, CPA - High Income Business Owner Planning Specialist
Rick is the leading expert in the country in tax and college financial planning. Rick’s knowledge in taxes and college financial planning has earned him invitations to speak on college financial planning and income tax planning to his contemporaries at CPA and CFP® conferences in over 40 states.
He has provided education programs on tax and college planning for many financial service companies around the country, including Manulife, MFS, American Skandia, Franklin Templeton, Eastern Bank, US Bank, Linsco Private Ledger, Securities America, Genworth, Lincoln Financial, UBS, Wachovia, Smith Barney, John Hancock Financial Network, Legg Mason, Edward Jones, and Raymond James.
Rick has been quoted in Forbes, CNN-FN, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, Money, Business Week, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, NY Times, Smart Money, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg’s Personal Finance, Nation’s Business, Financial Advisor, Dow Jones Newswire, On Investing, Knight Ridder News, Mutual Fund Market News, Research Magazine, Practical Accountant, Offspring, LIMRA’s Market Facts, NAPFA Advisor, and AICPA’s Planner.