We know college planning. We know the best ways to pay for higher education. We are college admissions and college financial aid experts.
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Our team of resident experts will teach you what they’ve learned after helping hundreds of families get into the best colleges and saving them tens of thousands of dollars!
Director of Admissions Programs
Phil Bell is the founder of Yorkshire College Planning and has been helping families plan and prepare for college for nearly 30 years. He is our Director of Admissions Programs.
Director of Client Relations
Sean Bell is the only 2nd-generation College Planner in America. Having grown up in the business, Sean is a college planning expert in his own right. He is our Director of Client Relations and Program Implementation.
Director of Financial Aid Programs
A former Math Teacher and Wrestling Coach, Mike founded his own College Planning company before joining the Yorkshire College Planning team. He is our Director of Financial Aid Programs.
Director of International Student Admissions
Since 2007, Peter has been a teaching and administrative professional at schools in mainland China and the US. He speaks fluent Mandarin and is a certified Life Coach and Certified College Funding Specialist (CCFS).
Client Success Specialist
Karisa is an accomplished client relations and client success specialist. She has a keen eye for serving the Yorkshire families, and proactively develops solutions for the Yorkshire team. She and her husband call San Diego home where they are raising their daughter and son.
College Essay Specialist
Director of Wealth Strategies
Douglas Shultz is a Co-Founder of Yorkshire Wealth Management. He is a resident wealth strategy expert at Yorkshire College Planning, and currently serves as the Treasurer of Escondido, California.
College Funding Specialist
Gabriel Villagran has a background in adolescent counseling and has contributed to countless families as a mentor through various faith-based organizations. He now uses that experience to help students and families navigate their college experiences as one of our Certified College Funding Specialists (CCFS).
Combining Coaching and Consulting to go to the best colleges as inexpensively as possible.
We deliver insightful and timely advice for families to send your children to the best colleges possible. We take on the role of College Project Manager so you and your student(s) can enjoy this special time in your lives!
At Yorkshire College Planning, we make it our business to guide you through the tricky waters of higher education – and we promise you’ll have a good time along the way!
Each of our College Planning Advisors go out of their way to make the journey smooth and enjoyable – you and your children will leave the very first meeting with a life-long friend!
Our mission for parents is to de-stress and simplify the college planning process – to be a professional guide and friend to parents when they need it most.
Our mission for students is to proactively align their career goals, college major, and college choices so they enter the marketplace with every advantage possible.
Our mission for families is simple, yet powerful: to save as much money on college as possible using every strategy and tool at our disposal.
We would love to answer your college planning questions! Feel free to drop us a line!