Adelphi, UC-Riverside, Rochester, and Trine Join StudentAdvisor

By Megan Kenslea Staff

It’s been just under three months since StudentAdvisor launched Verified Advisors on our website, and already there are 135 Verified Advisors on the site, including 100 college representatives from around the country. Verified Advisors are experts on a variety of college topics and schools. They’re here to answer your questions on StudentAdvisor and make finding your best college match easier.

Each Verified Advisor possesses a different area of expertise to assist you in getting answers to all things college. Every advisor is reviewed by the StudentAdvisor team before they get our stamp of approval so you know that they are a source of trusted information. Not sure if someone on StudentAdvisor is verified? Click on a user’s profile and look for this green badge!

Here are some of our newest Verified Advisors:


hona amer_smallHona Amer, author of Smart Work U, graduated from college in two and a half years – and she wants to help you graduate early, too. Amer graduated from Evangel University when she was 20, and earned her MBA from Missouri State University by the time she turned 22.

Connect with Hona for student life advice and ways to save money on college.



kristen collins_smallKristen Collins is the Associate Director at Adelphi University Office of Admissions. She graduated from Bryant University in 2009, and loves yoga, rock climbing, traveling and football.

Connect with Kristen for expert advice on college admissions.



scott silverman_smallScott Silverman is an alum of the University of California-Riverside and works as a coordinator for the school’s orientation programs. He says his goal is “to inspire others to make a difference on campus and in the community,” and when he is not working, he enjoys writing, magic tricks and hiking.

Connect with Scott for advice on college orientation and greek life. 


tyler socash_smallTyler Socash is an Admissions Counselor at the University of Rochester and a 2009 graduate of Rochester. When he isn’t traveling the country to recruit prospective students to Rochester, he enjoys backpacking, hiking, and baseball.

Connect with Tyler for expert advice on college admissions.



jon walmer_smallJon Walmer is the Director of Admission at Trine University. A Trine alum himself, Jon holds a Master of Science from the University of St. Francis, and was involved with the campus ministry in college.

Connect with Jon for admission advice.  


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