Stuart Nachbar, College and Graduate School Advisor
Stuart Nachbar is an independent college and graduate school admissions advisor based in Central New Jersey and publisher of EducatedQuest.com, providing timely advice on the college search and parent-oriented profiles of colleges and universities.
Stuart has worked around higher education for nearly three decades as a writer, urban economic development professional and software marketing executive. His expertise helps families consider academics, costs, housing, student success, career development, networking opportunities, and more, enabling them to get the best return on their investment in an education and towards rewarding careers. He also advises students on essay development and interviewing for admissions as well as scholarships, and assists families in addressing issues on financial aid.
Stuart was formerly senior vice president, and one of the original members of the management team, for College Central Network (CCN), a New York City-based company that develops, manages and markets Web-based applications used by more than 650 US. college and university career centers. Over eleven years he directed sales, marketing, product development and customer training and helped build one of the largest client bases in the higher education space. CCN is entering its 22nd year in business, longer than any company serving its market.
Stuart has a BA in Political Science and an MBA in Marketing from Rutgers University, a Master of Urban Planning from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as well as a Certificate in Digital Media Marketing from New York University. He completed his Certificate in College Counseling (with Distinction) from UCLA. In 2009 he penned Defending College Heights, a novel surrounding the murder of a US Army recruiter during the Second Gulf War. He is completing a new novel, America’s Town, a story of community, politics and girl’s high school basketball in modern day Gettysburg.
Stuart Nachbar is a member of the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling (NJACAC), the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC) and the Education Writer’s Association (EWA).