Kortney has served in secondary education for 18 years in both the private and public/charter schools and has 12 years of college admissions counseling experience. She has managed, created, and implemented programs geared toward diverse groups of students. More recently, Kortney joined Firat Education in June 2019.
Kortney has advised over 225 students and has organized college admissions visits from in-state, out-of-state, public, and private institutions. She continues to nurture those relationships with college admissions representatives nationwide. Kortney is very familiar with the Ivy League college admissions landscape, noted by student acceptances from Princeton, Yale, and University of Pennsylvania.
Kortney has also served as a Recruiter and a Coordinator for scholarship programs, helping her high school students receive over $10 million in financial aid for college.
She is passionate about seeing young people realize their strengths and abilities – to build upon that foundation – and pursue dreams they never thought possible. Kortney enjoys the journey of helping high school students find their strengths as a means to guide their decision-making choices through the college selection process.
Kortney is based in the Phoenix Area and serves clients in-person in Phoenix and online nationally.
Listen to this informational College Financial Aid and Career Navigation episode with Kortney Greene where we discuss the importance of a one-on-one educational consultant when preparing for college.
Here is what to expect on this week’s show:
• The hardships faced by first generation college students who don’t have a model to illustrate the process of entering college
• The many bumps in the road encountered by a student without an educational consultant
• The benefits of a third-party consultant to tackle some subjects a student might not want to discuss with their parents
• A discussion on the assessment process to create a tailor-made plan that fits each individual student’s uniqueness
• Matching a student’s strengths and interests with colleges that reflect them
• The many different scholarship opportunities available to students and how to navigate them
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