Dr. Yarwood, of SCI College Consulting has been helping students and parents with college planning for more than 30 years. He began his advising career as a high school guidance counselor. He went on to become a Director of Guidance and a Dean of Studies where he supervised guidance services. He is now the Director of College Counseling at a college preparatory school.
Widely known in admissions circles in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and the Middle Atlantic region, Bill is a Past President of the Pennsylvania Association for College Admission Counseling (PACAC). He has served on a variety of regional and national committees of the College Board and has presented at a multitude of state and national conferences of admissions-related professional associations such as The College Board, PACAC, and the National Association of College Admission Counselors (NACAC).
Bill is active in professional development for beginning counselors and admissions professionals, and he has served on the faculty of the PACAC Summer Institute on College Admissions. He has established relationships with admissions officers at a wide variety of colleges and universities.
Bill has served on admissions advisory committees at various institutions of higher education, and he has chaired an external evaluation committee examining admissions procedures at Penn State. His expertise has been sought for service on and/or to chair guidance program evaluation committees for a number of school districts.
Bill is a contributor to and is quoted in the College Board publication College Counseling Source book: Advice and Strategies from Experienced School Counselors, first published in 2004. Over the years, Bill has written articles on college admissions for local newspapers and has been a guest speaker on both radio and local television.