About the Speaker
Katherine O’Brien, MA CCPS is the founder of Celtic College Consultants. She is also the author of The Ultimate Guide to Top Quality College Planning and Every Catholic’s Guide to College (both available on Amazon). Having earned a BS in Industrial Engineering & Management Systems from Northwestern University and an MA in Catholic Theology & Ministry from Franciscan University, this mother of 6 is a dynamo of professional support for the college bound student, whether attending school at home, or in a private, or public school, regardless of ethnic or religious background, no matter where s/he lives. Since 2004, Katherine has used her proven program of premier student preparation coupled with savvy college selection and abundant funding strategies to empower countless teens to step into their futures with clarity and strength.
Katherine's practice began at a homeschool park day when moms with older children kept seeking her college admissions advice. Since then, Katherine has become a certified college planning specialist, helped thousands of college bound families all over the US and the world, and spoken at numerous homeschooling and professional conferences across the country. Her fifth child just graduated from high school leaving her with one more to go!