Mentor + Essay Coach
Gina draws on her years of school counseling experience to foster a mentorship relationship with her students and their families, carefully advising them through their academic, college, and professional career paths, ultimately positioning them for a successful future in university and beyond.
PhD Candidate, Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision (EACS), University of Oklahoma Tulsa
MHR, Human Relations & Counseling, University of Oklahoma Tulsa
BA, Human Relations, University of Oklahoma Norman
An academic mentor and essay coach with Moon Prep, Gina fosters a mentorship relationship with her students and their families, carefully guiding them through their academic, college, and professional career paths, readying them for a successful journey in academia and beyond. As a coach, Gina draws on her eight years of academic counseling experience to mentor students one-on-one throughout the entire application process, advising them on near-term and long-term planning. Gina’s goal is always to provide students and families with the tips, tools, and information they need to make informed decisions, and her guiding principle lies in playing a constructive role in helping her students embark upon a career that taps into their full potential.
Alongside her mentoring at Moon Prep, Gina currently serves as a high school counselor for Verdigris Public Schools in Claremore, Oklahoma. In this role, she manages the master schedule for upperclassmen, coordinates state-level assessments and standardized testing, and works closely with tenth, eleventh, and twelfth-graders on college and career guidance. Through her on-the-ground perspective advising high school students and her successful matriculation as a PhD candidate in educational administration, Gina is passionate about imparting her wealth of insights and knowledge to aspiring college students.
Previously, Gina was a counselor across various elementary, middle, and high schools where she oversaw the coordination of student intervention meetings, provided social and emotional guidance to students in need, managed state-level testing and assessments, and developed Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and 504 plans.