Clark College Consulting is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based college consulting company. It was founded in 2005 by Ryan Clark, a former US Navy Officer who wanted to advise them on how to make college affordable, productive, and manageable. He was inspired by his own challenges in affording college, and sought to help others climb the social ladder. Also, he became extremely dissatisfied with the current state of college planning and decided to fill this education and coaching gap by founding Clark College Consulting in 2004.
As founder and CEO of Clark College Consulting and Clark College Funding, Ryan Clark has extensive experience in working with clients and claims to have worked with over a thousand families throughout the United States through the entire college planning process. Ryan visits colleges throughout the year, attending conferences, and staying up to date on changes and new strategies in his profession. Ryan holds designations from the National Institute of Certified College Planners. He is a member of the National Association of College Advisers (NACA), National College Advocacy Group (NCAG), Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA), Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC), and the North Carolina School Counselor Association (NCSCA). Ryan is also currently on the board of the National College Advocacy Group. Ryan wrote the book, College Aid for Middle-Class America: How to Pay Wholesale vs. Retail. Moreover, Ryan is a recognized college aid expert, consultant, speaker, author, and coach. He is frequently interviewed on the radio, published in newspapers, magazines, and online, including CBS Money Watch, The Business Insider, and MarketEDU.com.
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It receives a 3 in web presence (Fifth-page Google organic rating). It receives a solid score of 5 with 45 verified, third-party reviews. It receives a 2 in results with no known information on outcomes. It receives a 0 in team quality with no identified college consultants. It receives a 1 in team size with one total college consultant. It receives a 0 in combined institutional experience with zero combined years of industry experience. It receives a 1 as an educational influencer with 76 Twitter followers and 125 YouTube subscribers. Overall, Clark College Consulting receives an average score of 1.86 across all categories.