About Sheree Gravely
Sheree Gravely has a passion for helping students discover their interests and to use that to find great college options. Years of experience in private industry, education, and as a parent make her ideal as an independent college counselor.
Sheree graduated in 1986 from The University of Virginia with a BA in International Relations and French. At the McIntire Commerce School at UVA she won the Philip Morris Marketing Competition. She was heavily involved in counseling undergrads as a Resident Assistant and Dorm Resident Manager in UVA's Residential Life program. Sheree also attended Northwestern's Kellogg School's Evening Manager's Program and The University of California-Riverside’s College Counseling Certificate Program.
Sheree has worked in the marketing industry at major corporations including Arthur Andersen, HJ Heinz, and Kraft Foods as a Marketing Director. She has been very involved in local education in a variety of ways and in a variety of institutions, including: School Advisory Councils, Fundraising, Reading & Writing Workshops, International Ex-Pat Education, and Junior Achievement. She is a Professional Member of the premier association of college advisors, IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association). Sheree also coordinates a group of IECs in the Midwest Virtual Group who meet with Admissions Officers on a regular basis. Sheree constantly attends higher-ed training opportunities, and is always visiting college campuses to gather the most up-to-date information for her students and families. She has lived in a variety of cities in the US and Canada.
Sheree is married to Alan and has a daughter and two sons. The family loves to travel, scuba dive, ski and be active!
About Amy Sellars
Amy is an accomplished admissions advisor. She started her journey in medical school admissions , working alongside the admissions team of an elite medical school. Her experience on the inside of an admissions team offers an edge as a GGCA college advisor.
Amy attended undergrad at University of Buffalo where she studied psychology. She also attended St. Bonaventure (MS School Counseling) and Louisiana Tech (MS Industrial/Organizational Psychology).
Her professional journey started as a Corporate Psychologist with a Fortune 500 company where she incorporated the study of social intelligence and talent selection through a variety of assessment tools, while creating workflow and performance evaluation tools. After receiving a second degree in Counseling Psychology, Amy worked with high school students as a Career Counselor in NY. In addition to her passion for college advising, she cares about her client’s mental health and wellbeing throughout the application process.
Through her company Vital Med School Advising, she focuses on the complicated and arduous med school application process, and brings that same passion to helping undergrads and their families at Gravely Group College Advising.
Amy is the mom to 3 boys.
About Kate Coffman
Kate Coffman loves helping students find the right college, one where they can grow and succeed. Her over twenty years in college admissions and financial aid have given her a strong understanding of the process, making it easier on students and their parents.
Kate discovered her love for working in higher education as a work study student at Indiana University. She continued at IU for graduate school, completing her masters in Higher Education and Student Affairs. A practicum introduced her to the world of admissions, and she was hooked. Kate has worked in undergraduate and MBA admissions at Indiana University—where she traveled the world recruiting domestically and internationally (Argentina and India are her favorites). She also spent time in undergraduate admissions at Butler University before serving as the Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid at Franklin College. She is an active member of the National Association of College Admission Counselors, Indiana Association for College Admission Counselors, the Independent Educational Consulting Association and serves as a member of the ACT Indiana State Advisory Council.
Originally from Staten Island, New York, Kate now lives in Indianapolis with her husband, her bulldog, and two teenage sons. Kate has a lot of empathy for parents as she is in the midst of the college search with her own children.
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