Welcome to Destination College & Beyond (DCB) where admissions planning is designed especially for You!
- You are an American student – how do you successfully move from college planning to first career & all the steps in-between?
- You are an International student wanting an American university education – where do you begin?
- You are a Chinese student – how will an American university education help you prepare for the job you want?
- You are a Middle East student – how can an American education prepare you for your career at home?
- You are entering university, arriving in America or starting your first career – how do you make big life transitions and do it successfully?
Our approach to higher education…
There is no one “right way” to get an education. DCB believes “higher education” comes in many forms, whether it is a 2-year college, 4-year college, graduate or professional school, online program, military academy, career school, technical education, apprenticeship or military service with education benefits. The education path is uniquely yours.
Working with DCB, you will…
Explore & select the education path right for you
Create your unique profile
Build an experience resume
Develop an effective test strategy
Build a Letter of Recommendation game plan
Manage a well-designed application process
Prepare for admission to American universities
Develop a first career that maximizes your degree
How we work with you
DCB has a variety of ways to work with you: in-person, telephone, e-mail, instant messenger, text and Skype.
DCB provides Innovative college, career and transition planning services that prepare you to successfully navigate the global challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
Contact Destination College & Beyond today to put our experts to work for you!
Destination College & Beyond (DCB) was founded in 2001 with the belief that today’s global economy requires a commitment to education and proactive career management. DCB provides domestic and international clients with the strategies and tools to successfully meet the challenges and opportunities of today’s global marketplace.
Devon O’Brien, founder of DCB, has developed her college planning expertise through:
- Independent consultancy to a Middle East Scholarship program
- Workshop leadership for Chinese admissions camps
- Admissions consultancy to a prestigious US School District
- Virtual college planning consultancy for Petersons.com
- Scholarship Directorship for a privately held college planning company
- Founding & management of DCB
As a director, manager, team leader and trainer, she has coached individuals through all aspects of career planning including: creating a unique personal profile, career exploration, job search strategies, job preparedness, developing effective personal and professional networks, to name a few. Ms. O’Brien’s clients are well equipped to successfully navigate the path from college to career and beyond.
- Masters of Education – Oregon State University
- Bachelor of Arts – University of Washington
- National Association for College Admission Counseling
- Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling
- Higher Education Consultants Association
- National Career Development Association