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Maite Halley Founder at Your College Connector in Miami

Maria B. (Maite) Halley, MS, CEP, Founder

Maite Halley, an independent educational consultant and founder of Your School & College Connector, works to empower students with knowledge about their educational opportunities, best-fit college selections, college affordability, and testing programs, including AP, SAT, and ACT. With close over two decades of secondary educational experience, Maite assists college-bound students through career exploration, college search, financial options, memorable essays, and impressive applications for admissions. Maite’s calming and reassuring manner allows her to connect with students, communicate effectively with parents, and create purposeful and affordable college plans.

Education / Skills

  • Master of Science in Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, 2008
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Miami, 1979 (attended as a National Merit Scholar)
  • Certificate in Educational Consulting, the University of California at Irvine, 2011
Professional Affiliations
  • Certified Educational Planner
  • Professional Member of Independent Educational Consultants Association
  • Member of National Association for College Admission Counseling
  • Higher Education Consultant Association

Cristina at Your College Connector in Miami

Cristina Oyarzun

Cristina is our Testing Manager at Your School & College Connector. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a BS in Public Relations. Cristina, a Miami native, possesses vast personal and professional knowledge of the private school sector. As a mom of young children, she understands parents and students struggling through the private school maze. Cristina’s energy, creativity, and contagious smile bring the kind of comforting environment that students and parents need.